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The Rock & Blues Museum

113 E 2nd St, Rock'n Roll Museum, Inc, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4205
+1 901-605-8662
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This is the result of one guy’s collection and it is mind blowing. The chap is a Dutchman who... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ginny T
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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Interesting museum

This museum is interesting as it covers many types of music over quite a range of time. It is not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda J
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Sydney
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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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  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the result of one guy’s collection and it is mind blowing. The chap is a Dutchman who clearly loves and lives the blues, having amassed an enormous amount of memorabilia and artefacts from the earliest days of delta blues right up to more...More

Thank Ginny T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is interesting as it covers many types of music over quite a range of time. It is not an overly large museum. No photos are allowed for copyright reasons but they take photos of visitors to use on their Facebook page etc without...More

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Little bit of everything here from a bass player in a red suit to x rated drawings by John Lennon. Mostly lots of blues memorabilia. Worth th $ 5 fee

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I happened to have an hour to kill in Clarksdale and I stumbled across the R&R Blues Museum. It was great. Tons of history and sensory overload. One thing- don't take ANY video or pictures. They don't like that too much, and that's fine. I...More

Thank IronMikeFoster
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is by some standards a small museum, but it is jam-packed with music memorabilia, especially vinyl records. In fact, it is probably one of the best rock/blues record collection ever. I was thinking that this collection is worth lots and lots of money. It...More

1  Thank MonroeLouisiana
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Interesting overview of blues and rock, put together by real aficionado. Lots of original memorabilia.

1  Thank cdevries1
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Dutch born Blues and Rock enthusiast Theo told us he's collected memorabilia for 45 years. His fabulous collection stretched back to the US Blues heydays of the 20's and 30's, including later English and European Blues artists, segueing into major pieces from the European rock...More

1  Thank bryonia2015
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We had heard of the museum from others, but we were never sure if we would be able to visit. However, on a planned Memphis trip, we realized that we were only about 90 minutes away from Clarksdale and decided to make the drive. The...More

2  Thank PensandSteelersFan
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We stopped by during a small festival. How lucky! There was live music outside, strong local blues musicians.

1  Thank TaraV777
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Go if you can, I hear it may not continue forever. This collection is worth a couple of looks. Clarksdale rocks!

2  Thank sarahelaine07
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