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The Delta Blues Museum

1 Blues Alley Ln, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4336
+1 662-627-6820
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Great piece of history

Such a wonderful place to learn about MS Blues. It is close to ground zero for some food or live... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ryan G
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I Promise You!

I promise you, your visit will be well worth it! I learned so much from my visit. Every question I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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1 Blues Alley Ln, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4336
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a wonderful place to learn about MS Blues. It is close to ground zero for some food or live music.

Thank Ryan G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I promise you, your visit will be well worth it! I learned so much from my visit. Every question I had was answered by Maie with great detail and she possessed an extensive knowledge of every artifact. I thought I was pretty good on Blues...More

Thank Samuel R
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Not much here to see. Mostly photographs of blues artists. Muddy Waters' log cabin is there. Also a tribute to Charlie Musselwhite. I think you have to be a real blues fan to get much out of this place. Staff didn't seem to know much...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Robert Johnson? BB King? Muddy Waters? So many Great Ones represented with artifacts and biographies in a beautiful building! Several video doocumentary videos give context and background to this rich musical tradition which continues to attract new fans and enrich people’s lives.

Thank Louise W
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Leads you down the music trail. A must-see if you have any interest in music. They create the connection: between slavery and African-American history, the isolation of cotton plantation life for black and white sharecroppers and how the unique Delta blues style evolved. They show...More

Thank Begonia3
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Great museum featuring an extensive array of blues memorabilia, life stories, music and unique pieces such as Muddy Waters' one room house and Robert Johnson’s death certificate. Due to copyright, no photos, recording of video of any kind are allowed but you had better have...More

Thank Greg M
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

I brought 40 middle schoolers on a field trip here. Tons of photos and information. Part of Muddy Waters’ house...amazing. There were very few interactive exhibits, so my middle schoolers lost interest quickly. Our tour guide was wonderful! If you want to learn more about...More

Thank Shelley R
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

They have some great displays and do a fairly thorough job at covering all the bases. Staff was super friendly and the museum was pretty comprehensive about the Blues development and movement. If you are a Blues fan, you would probably love it.

Thank Cia1964
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Great place to learn about the blues. Easy to find in Clarksdale, in an old train depot. They also have a program to teach children to play music that has excellent results. Very much worth supporting.

Thank sdonnelly1
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I mean, you're in Clarksdale for a reason, right? How can you pass up the Delta Blues Museum? Familiar names as well as artists I had not heard of graced the walls. Audio clips abound, as well as memorabilia and outfits from the artists. Even...More

Thank lyrix428
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