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Gateway To The Blues Visitor Center & Museum

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I want to go to this shop,,and will soon,it is on my way to the casino,

Well ok it was great the casino,,horseshoe is the best in tunica,so go there first.not resorts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Very nice place to stop by

We stopped by in our way home to browse The attendant was a very pleasant person and answered any... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Birmingham, Alabama
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well ok it was great the casino,,horseshoe is the best in tunica,so go there first.not resorts. How much can I say about this place?

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank xturkeyz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by in our way home to browse The attendant was a very pleasant person and answered any questions we had. Although she worked alone and the place didn’t get many visitors,the place was spotless. Every item for sale was expertly placed and shelves...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CrimsonRacing
Reviewed 28 December 2018

Nice stop. Friendly staff willing to be very helpful and explain the area. Did not take the tour of the museum, since not into blues.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alfred S
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Great visitor center with all the expected info, maps, amenities, etc. But the museum is what I came to see. It far exceeded expectations with its explanation of how blues music came about and was distilled into what we hear today. Amazing guitars from BB...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ND_Ulsterscot
Reviewed 14 December 2018

I can't believe I'm writing a review of a visitor's center. But for those heading down the Blues Trail (or not), this is great building (restored train depot I believe), staffed by great people (got a great heartburn tip from my excess bourbon and bbq...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Philip C
Reviewed 15 November 2018

+JMJ+ Traveled down from Memphis and needed to get my bearings. Nothing like a paper map to set the world straight, and they had it and many more brochures, etc to explain why you'd venture down to this remote, cotton field, part of Mississippi. Now...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mother15
Reviewed 13 November 2018

The exhibits are really neat at this museum we just happened upon. Play the diddley bow, it was really cool to do! We did think it was a bit pricey to get in for the size of the museum, though.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 575kristap
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We have been here twice and it just keeps getting better. A must see! SUPER friendly staff. Both the museum and gift shop are wonderful!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank April2171
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Gateway to the Blues is an unexpected surprise. It is old and shabby on the outside but filled with Blues information on the inside. There is a museum and interactive activities. There is also a small gift shop. It should not be missed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marcar154
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Very simply, start any tour here. The museum has interactive exhibits, as well as the usual guitars and other memorabilia that others offer The big difference is that this museum explains the the significance. Nowhere else will you find the one stringed diddly bow with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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kelly j
3 January 2017|
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What are the opening time and days?
14 August 2015|
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Response from LDIANA P | Reviewed this property |
ADMISSION: $10 Adults $5 Kids (12 & Under) MUSEUM HOURS: Summer (Mar-Oct) Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm Sat 10am-5pm Sun 1-6pm Winter (Nov-Feb) Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm Sat 10am-5pm Sun 1-5pm