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Mississippi River Museum at Mud Island

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Address: 125 N Front St, Memphis, TN 38103-1713
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+1 800-507-6507
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History museum detailing the Mississippi River history, located in Mud...

History museum detailing the Mississippi River history, located in Mud Park.

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Looks like a cool place but unfortunately when we arrived it was closed for the season. Looking forward to a next possibility.

Reviewed 24 November 2016
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Plano, Texas
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Methuen, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check into our hotel and walk over there. Figured we could make some plans for the next day. There was only one person at the window. When we started asking question she couldn't be bother to take her eyes off her phone or answer us. I was none to pleased

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Kelseyville, California
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Didn't see the museum but the site of the steam boat brought back memories. If we knew about it we would have surly seen it. In fact it was twice we rode 2 of those paddle wheelers. The 1st was in 1989 it was the Delta Queen on a 5 day 4 night outing from Memphis(11th state) to Saint Louis(12th... More 

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I am not normally a museum person. Just a bunch of old furniture and pictures on the wall. But here, the story of the Civil War comes to life.

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Thank JanetRichard
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The place is very nice. You get to have a nice view of your surrounding and you have a nice time there.

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Plano, Texas
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Looks like a cool place but unfortunately when we arrived it was closed for the season. Looking forward to a next possibility.

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Thank Traveling_Cruz
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This place has so much history and information than I could have imagined. Found out some history that I was totally unaware of - I'm not going to divulge because it would ruin the surprise. Small children probably wouldn't enjoy this.

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north wales
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This exhibition is well presented and its about Indian life and the paddle steamers. You cross the mississippi by monorail and it takes about an dhour and a half but there was little else to do there. We looked for a place to eat a lunch and have a coffe but only a small place selling cold drinks.

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Miami, Florida
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I was very excited to experience this tour and my only regret is not bringing my children. I enjoyed all the information that was shared on the tour and it help understand what was left out of the school books.

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Smithville, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Enjoyed the riverboat trip down the Mississippi. 90 minutes of boat trip with guide that was very informative; many stories and tidbits of history about the river and Memphis.

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Canton, New York, United States
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39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We spent a Sunday morning on the island. The tram ride was fun and the Mississippi River museum was great. The river walk was OK, not really very engaging.

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