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The Delta Blues Museum

1 Blues Alley Ln, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4336
+1 662-627-6820
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Short visit on the way to Memphis

Quite interesting, but mainly pictures and write ups. There were some instruments and other things... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
AALNewark
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Newark
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Best of the best

Such a wonderful museum showing the history of music with specific focus on Muddy Waters. Even... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
RonWamberal
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Sydney, Australia
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Housed in the newly renovated Yazoo and Mississippi River Valley Railroad Depot, the museum presents the history of the Blues through photos, written word, artifacts and instruments.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Blues Alley Ln, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4336
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+1 662-627-6820
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Quite interesting, but mainly pictures and write ups. There were some instruments and other things on display, but no photography allowed. There is a reconstruction of Muddy Waters cabin from Stovall plantation, but I didn't find it very impressive.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Such a wonderful museum showing the history of music with specific focus on Muddy Waters. Even better being situated in such an important town like Clarksdale

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my visit to this museum. The dedication to each of the early blues and its performers was well laid out and full of information. The links to the mid 20th Century non-blues musicians could have a been a bit more expensive.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The amazing thing about this rather depressed area is that people come from all over the world to see the famous Delta farmland and the cities and towns that inspired the Blues. This museum gives anyone a good overview of Delta history as told through...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was worth stopping in. There was a lot of posters and information. Some clothing worn by artists. It appears they are working on expanding which will make it even better.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place to learn via mixed medium the history of the blues with emphasis on Muddy Waters! Excellent! Thanks Gillian Cassel

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Such a wonderful place to learn about MS Blues. It is close to ground zero for some food or live music.

Thank Ryan G
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I promise you, your visit will be well worth it! I learned so much from my visit. Every question I had was answered by Maie with great detail and she possessed an extensive knowledge of every artifact. I thought I was pretty good on Blues...More

Thank Samuel R
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Not much here to see. Mostly photographs of blues artists. Muddy Waters' log cabin is there. Also a tribute to Charlie Musselwhite. I think you have to be a real blues fan to get much out of this place. Staff didn't seem to know much...More

Thank Fallsbiker
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Robert Johnson? BB King? Muddy Waters? So many Great Ones represented with artifacts and biographies in a beautiful building! Several video doocumentary videos give context and background to this rich musical tradition which continues to attract new fans and enrich people’s lives.

Thank Louise W
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