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The Delta Blues Museum

1 Blues Alley Ln, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4336
+1 662-627-6820
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Blues must stop

Very nice museum with memorabilia on important blues musicians. Instruments, photographs, artwork... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Annie A
Costa Mesa, California
via mobile
A MUST VISIT for Music Lovers

This town is steeped in the history of the blues and the Delta Blues Museum has secured that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Franklin, Tennessee
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“muddy waters” (101 reviews)
“delta blues” (90 reviews)
“gift shop” (21 reviews)
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1 Blues Alley Ln, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4336
+1 662-627-6820
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice museum with memorabilia on important blues musicians. Instruments, photographs, artwork, films.

Thank Annie A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This town is steeped in the history of the blues and the Delta Blues Museum has secured that history for all generations. We visited the museum after we had lunch at the Ground Zero Blues Club which is right across the street from the museum....More

Thank Buck515151
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to get the full history fo the Delta Blues. I recommend going after you take the Delta Bohemian Tour with Billy Howell.

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We toured this museum on the same day as the Rock and Blues Museum. The Rock and Blues Museum seemed more cozy and allowed photos. We were quite surprised to find that no photos were allowed in the Delta Blues Museum. The museum included an...More

1  Thank PensandSteelersFan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All blues lovers have to visit this museum.housed in a former freight depot (now a historic landmark). Even if you don't know a lot more about the blues history besides Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, it's really fascinating to visit and wander around in...More

1  Thank Jacqueline07_69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the museum.. especially the Muddy Waters portion.. covers numerous notable delta blues musicians... photography is not allowed inside... if your in Clarksdale you should swing in

Thank HotGin
Reviewed 17 June 2017

If you love the blues this is a must see. Small but interesting and very well organized. I enjoyed the exhibits.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This small, but beautifully curated museum covers the history of the Delta Blues and all the major musicians. It is absolutely fascinating! We took 2 1/2 hours to tour the museum but could have stayed longer. Admission: $10 general, $8 senior.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 15 June 2017

It's a very interesting museum and nicely laid out. And it suits it's environment. There are lots of things to see and some good old film of Muddy Waters.

Thank Lyn D
Reviewed 13 June 2017

If you have a love of the Blues then this museum is a must see. It is full of fascinating artefacts and information on all the great blues players and singers. It is well laid out and reasonably priced. It also currently houses Muddy Waters...More

Thank Kendo_upendo
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