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Address: 113 E 2nd St, Rock'n Roll Museum, Inc, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4205
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+1 901-605-8662
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Sat - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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The Rock & Blues Museum places emphasis on the music’s Mississippi...

The Rock & Blues Museum places emphasis on the music’s Mississippi roots, specifically Clarksdale, highlighting the contributions from Eddy Boyd, Little Junior Parker, Sam Cooke, Ike Turner, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters, as well as early rockers like Elvis Presley, Bo Diddley, Andy Anderson and Conway Twitty.

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Doesn't look much but it's great

This is a great place - a mine of memorabilia and a wonderful collection of material from before the days of rock-and-roll, right up to now. It's not exclusively Clarksdale - but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 January 2017
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Almeria, Spain
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Almeria, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a great place - a mine of memorabilia and a wonderful collection of material from before the days of rock-and-roll, right up to now. It's not exclusively Clarksdale - but the whole rock and blues scene. Not expensive and well worth it

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This place is incredible. Very affordable and you could spend a ton of time here. There is so much to see and read, that it is almost overwhelming. Quite the collection!

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Thank Savannah S
Clarksdale, Mississippi
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is a "must see while you're in Clarksdale" museum! It took me over an hour to wander through this place the first time I went in 2006. It's a place that I like to return to, because there is always something interesting that I missed the last time I visited, and because exhibits are always being added. The staff... More 

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Thank Carla M
Amal, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This museum is not that big. But big enough! Just right in size. It was like a trip down memory lane. Recognized a lot of the things. I used to have a lot of those records when I was young. In really big museums you tend to(or at least I do) "not see the trees because of the forest". I... More 

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Crossville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by during Hambone festival. Lots of stuff. Bought some sheet music. Friends bought expensive shirts. Owner played card game on his computer the whole time we were shopping.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

It's much smaller than the nearby Delta Blues Museum - but they fit A LOT of stuff in to that space. A lot of musicians represented from the original blues all the way to the 70s and 80s. Lots of memorabilia. Nice little gift shop. Worth a visit.

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Thank Brian K
Manhattan, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great short stop but full of excellent memorabilia from both side of the Atlantic. Great welcome too. A must for music fans.

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Thank Shaun S
Warrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

What a place! From the minute you walk in the door there is so much to see. There are different themes in the rooms i.e. Elvis, the Clarksdale room, etc. from 20's to the 70's/ There are some fascinating artefacts and no white space on any wall, they are crammed with posters and LP covers, it is a journey through... More 

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Paciano, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Loads of interesting memorabilia and the collection of album sleeves were a trip down memory lane for me!

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Athens, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

is the best way to describe this museum chock full of any & everything to do w/ music fr/ the blues era to rock. Clothing, sheet music, records, instruments, contracts, pictures, news articles, advertisements, posters, ticket stubs, &c, &c, &c. and all for $5! Every time you turn around you see something fascinating and lots of things to jog your... More 

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