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Mud Island River Park

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125 N Front St, Memphis, TN 38103-1713
+1 800-507-6507
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Been here before some 15 years ago

Great to come back, very very nice and impressive. Informative and a Memphis Must See. Historical... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Loouis S
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Monroe Township
Cool for history buffs

The museum and outdoor areas are neat if you're into the history of the river and how important it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jmkeith01
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London, United Kingdom
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Island containing a 52-acre park that is home to the River Walk and the Mississippi River Museum accessible only by a footbridge.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“scale model” (102 reviews)
“gulf of mexico” (60 reviews)
“monorail ride” (39 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
125 N Front St, Memphis, TN 38103-1713
Downtown
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+1 800-507-6507
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great to come back, very very nice and impressive. Informative and a Memphis Must See. Historical and very worth while.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum and outdoor areas are neat if you're into the history of the river and how important it has been/continues to be to the region. They also sometimes do free arts and crafts for kids and splashing around in the river model is fun...More

1  Thank jmkeith01
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Good ole mud island! In years past it was wonderful! I mean it was 89% island 11% mud. Now it’s like 50/50. Still a good time jut way more mud then I remember.

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Reviewed January 29, 2018

Fascinating to scale model of the Mississippi river. So much fun for kids in the summer. The park is nice also. Great river views and there is a fair river museum on the premises.

2  Thank ninabE4919OT
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

this is one of the best places to experience the Mississippi river up close and personal. The park is along side the bank of the river.

1  Thank Robert B
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

The river running through the walk way was very neat. My kids enjoyed seeing that and sticking their feet in the water. We didn’t think there were enough signs leading you to the museum. It seemed like everything was hard to find. It was also...More

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Reviewed December 23, 2017

We checked this place out while we were waiting for the train. It is really cool and the park has lots of areas to walk and take in all the views.

1  Thank DannyWasserman
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

I visit here many times and there is something special about this place. Very historic and offers a great view of the Mississippi River.

1  Thank Kip D
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Reviewed December 18, 2017

Mud Island is a collection of exhibits about the Mississippi River and the history of those living along its banks. The time period covers Native Americans through the 40's. The museum has some interesting displays showing the lifestyle, tools, goods and services at each period....More

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

The place a bit run down but it was a great half a day out on our first day in Memphis, it is a must go place when you in town.

Thank Eszter T
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Karen Diana M
March 26, 2018|
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Response from Willsmom23 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. No bikes over in the island.
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NewName123
January 27, 2018|
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Response from Diana R | Reviewed this property |
you could spend as little as an hour up to half a day there, depending on how much you want to explore.
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sandrarevell
May 30, 2017|
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Response from Cathy Y | Reviewed this property |
There was a couple walking around with a dog there today.
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