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Tunica Museum

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Off Highway 61 Across From Paul Battle Arena, Tunica, MS
+1 662-363-6631
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Tunica Museum is COOL!

A nice place to visit if you've never been. It gives you the history of Tunica and the surrounding... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2017
O4677LSlindag
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Cumming, Georgia
Surprise! Way better than expected.

Delightful little museum and very helpful staff (volunteers?). Could use some help updating... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2017
tundra223
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Memphis, Tennessee
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This museum examines life in Tunica before the casinos arrived.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Off Highway 61 Across From Paul Battle Arena, Tunica, MS
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+1 662-363-6631
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Reviewed April 25, 2017

A nice place to visit if you've never been. It gives you the history of Tunica and the surrounding area. No charge for admission.

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Reviewed February 5, 2017

Delightful little museum and very helpful staff (volunteers?). Could use some help updating displays, but for this "old" couple, it was fine. The biggest "perk" was the staff's suggestion we have lunch or supper at the Blue & White Cafe.

1  Thank tundra223
Reviewed February 1, 2017

This will take you back in time and is well worth going through. If you know little of the South and primarily the Delta of Mississippi,you must for sure stop and visit!

1  Thank C8932RKcarolync
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I needed a break from the casino when the funds got low. So I went toward Tunica and got some lunch then happened upon this little gem. It's bigger than it looks and they pack a lot in. It was very interesting.

1  Thank OleTravellinJacky
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Called in on our way from memphis to clarkesdale. Spent about 40 mins wandering around - could easily spend much longer looking at the exhibits in more detail. Easy to park outside - museum all on one floor. Purpose built. This is somewhere where you...More

1  Thank Jinny232
Reviewed April 18, 2016

An illustration that there is more to some towns than the obvious, may be a casino town to most people today but it actually had an interesting history that is not seen today.

1  Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed March 14, 2016

The museum was top rate. We were given a presentation of how life was before the Casino's.They have very interesting artifacts of various items. We were allowed to tour at our own pace , very relaxed and informative.

1  Thank Sharron C
Reviewed January 16, 2016

Worth a stop. Lots of information regarding the Blues Trail through Mississipi, friendly staffers who can answer most of our questions or point us in the right direction. Interesting keepsakes for purchase.

Thank T C
Reviewed November 7, 2015

I now know more about cotton than I need to know. I have seen bales of cotton, Donkey drawn carts of cotton, a video of how cotton was the #1 source of revenue here in Mississippi and everything related to the production of cotton. Enough!...More

Thank MizPretty621
Reviewed October 16, 2015

A somewhat disorganized mish-mash of artifacts that looks like they were moved from a small, underfunded site into a casino funded new building. Needs a professional curator to add context to the wide assortment of things.

1  Thank Bluebulletguy
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