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Mud Island River Park

125 N Front St, Memphis, TN 38103-1713
+1 800-507-6507
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Really Cool Concept

The scale size representation of the Mississippi River, the massive watershed area it serves, and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
carthage_bb
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Carthage, MO
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It is a sight for sure. Very educational. Enjoyed the time. Would allow 2-3 hours at least... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Melanie T
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“scale model”(102 reviews)
“monorail ride”(39 reviews)
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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.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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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 3 days ago

The scale size representation of the Mississippi River, the massive watershed area it serves, and its tributaries was really cool!

Thank carthage_bb
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a sight for sure. Very educational. Enjoyed the time. Would allow 2-3 hours at least. Staff is helpful.

Thank Melanie T
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you like science and history plus a place to splash your feet in the water and take a long leisurely walk, this is the place for you. The River Park has an indoor Museum also, which gives a rather complete history of the area,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Others have said they were underwhelmed with mud Island, but we really enjoyed our visit. We particularly liked the scaled model of the Mississippi complete with rivers, islands, tributaries, etc. we followed the river from its source to the gulf and read many of the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Taking the monorail to Mud Island, away from downtown Memphis, is a wonderful experience. Not only the monorail which is exciting in itself (remember the chase on it in the film 'The Firm'?) but you arrive at this peaceful park in the middle of the...More

Thank veronica59
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mud Island has been around for many years and you would think by now, they would have made some improvements (and perhaps they have) but they have generally let what can be a great tourist spot fall apart. Some of Mud Island is run down...More

Thank Brenda J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the cable car over to Mud Island, I wouldn't bother, 5 minutes walk. It was so interesting, I kept thinking of the designers behind the park, how they got everything to scale, amazing! I think some more signage would've been helpful. Where was...More

Thank Sheryn R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mud park extremely run down in the back, buildings and all. Very disappointing. Museum was great and very interesting.

Thank 86manil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very unique attraction in Memphis. And I haven't seen anything like it anywhere else! This is a park with a 5 block long recreation of the lower half of the Mississippi River and its major tributaries. In parallels the actual river itself....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was skeptical as I didn't know exactly what this was when reading reviews beforehand, thinking it was just a concrete park. But I am so glad we went. It is a scale model of the Mississippi and very interesting. Great outdoor activity in Memphis...More

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Karen Diana M
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Response from Willsmom23 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. No bikes over in the island.
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NewName123
28 January 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
31 May 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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