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Mississippi River Museum at Mud Island

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125 N Front St, Memphis, TN 38103-1713
+1 800-507-6507
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Couldn't get in. Looked in through the windows. Appeared to be Deserted. We were there during... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John L
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Birmingham
Closed while they "consider options" on the website.

I had a couple of free days in Memphis and it was a Hot day and though the inside museum and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WARREN M
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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
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History museum detailing the Mississippi River history, located in Mud Park.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“civil war” (18 reviews)
“monorail ride” (8 reviews)
“steam boat” (5 reviews)
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125 N Front St, Memphis, TN 38103-1713
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+1 800-507-6507
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Couldn't get in. Looked in through the windows. Appeared to be Deserted. We were there during posted visiting hours in the middle of summer on a weekend.

1  Thank John L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a couple of free days in Memphis and it was a Hot day and though the inside museum and monorail ride would be ok and a few minutes outside at the giant model of the Mississippi River would be interesting but the long...More

Thank WARREN M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hoped to visit this museum while we visited Memphis in July. Called after I saw a note on the website that it was closed. Was told it closed after July 4 for some renovation. Understand this needs to be done from time to time, but...More

Thank Amy N
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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

The Mississippi River Museum has great selection of historical items about the Mississippi River, life along the way, Paddle boat building , conflicts, some music history, transportation of goods north to south.

Thank Julian P
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

We were impressed with this visual representation of the Mississippi, it's flood plains and depths. After spending over an hour walking the length of the exhibit, we wished it would have continued all the way up river to Itasca! And the museum on site was...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2018

A very interesting way to kill a couple of hours! This is a small island in the Mississippi River; it costs $10 for admission and that includes a return trip via the monorail and admission into the museum. I didn’t think the museum would be...More

2  Thank VikkiBee
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

It's quite worthwhile to take the time to visit this museum and its surrounding park. The museum itself is arranged in galleries that not only inform about the history and geology of this region, but also give you a taste of being there. Start with...More

2  Thank TR26
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

we stayed here really pretty place on the river bank watching the barges going up and down at dusk a must see

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

We almost didn't go but I was so glad we did. This was the best museum we have been to in a while. They did such a wonderful job with the place. It was so much fun to walk through and take pictures.

2  Thank Cindy W
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed the riverboat museum. The history of the river, boating, early peoples was all detailed and very informative. The life sized partial replica of a steam boat to be able to go on was fantastic. My only complaint is that we could only...More

1  Thank Dave O
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