We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Delta Blues Museum

1 Blues Alley Ln, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4336
+1 662-627-6820
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Full of information

I brought 40 middle schoolers on a field trip here. Tons of photos and information. Part of Muddy... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shelley R
,
Pachuta, Mississippi
via mobile
A Good Overview

They have some great displays and do a fairly thorough job at covering all the bases. Staff was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cia1964
,
Wauconda, Illinois
Read all 463 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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%
Travellers talk about
“muddy waters” (103 reviews)
“delta blues” (98 reviews)
“gift shop” (20 reviews)
Closed
All hours
Hours Today: Closed
LOCATION
1 Blues Alley Ln, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4336
CONTACT
Website
+1 662-627-6820
Write a ReviewReviews (463)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 420 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
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
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

There’s a heap of history here and lots to see and hear. Friendly and helpful staff and well laid out informative and fascinating exhibit.

Thank Ginny T
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

My first stop while cruising the Blues Highway. The Delta Blues Museum offer a good good at the major stars of that genre from that era. Lot of pictures, musical instruments, clothes and other artifacts. It's not very detailed about the impact the musicians had...More

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 10 October 2017

If you love, or heck, even like blues music, don't miss this museum. Spent a couple of hours in it and were very entertained and enlightened. Nice bookshop. Staff was pretty bored and passive, but it was a quiet weekday. But the displays are interesting...More

Thank Dave F
Reviewed 9 October 2017

If you're already a Delta blues fan, this place is go-to-heaven material. It offers biographies, memorabilia, recordings, videos and other artifacts of dozens upon dozens of blues artists, most of whom are not all that well known to the general public but revered in the...More

Thank jakester88
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here having visited the BBKing museum in Indianola. This is a basic assembly of donated & acquired items from a wide number of delta blues influences & those further afield (Robert Johnson to Koko Taylor). It's self guided and arranged by person, with...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is a quirky museum, clearly a work of passion and love by people who were not professional museum exhibitioners.

Thank Cathryn D
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Yazoo Pass
341 reviews
.26 km away
Ground Zero Blues Club
441 reviews
.10 km away
Stone Pony Pizza
185 reviews
.22 km away
Abe's
317 reviews
1.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Red's Lounge
291 reviews
.29 km away
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art
201 reviews
.17 km away
The Rock & Blues Museum
189 reviews
.29 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Delta Blues Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit