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The Delta Blues Museum

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Address: 1 Blues Alley Ln, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4336
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Housed in the newly renovated Yazoo and Mississippi River Valley Railroad...

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.

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Very interesting. Stayed over an hour and chatted to the very friendly and helpful staff. The history of blues is very well represented

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Fiorella P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting. Stayed over an hour and chatted to the very friendly and helpful staff. The history of blues is very well represented

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Thank Fiorella P
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's been 24 years since I had been to the museum. I think It was in an old house back then. They have come a long ways. It has alot of reading and some cool memorabilia. I know a little about the Blues and this was way over my head. Lots of info. None the less it was a good... More 

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New York City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Blues memorabilia and videos, and Muddy Waters cabin too. Combine a trip to this museum with a road trip of the various markers along the Delta Blues Trail, for a full experience.

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After seeing the life-changing B.B. King museum in Indianola, this really can't compare, but it's an educational little place with some good history, and you can spend a good hour here and learn some more.

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Fulton, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the stop. Very interesting and insightful exhibits on the history of the blues. Listen to music by the musicians that brought blues music to life. Easy to get to and near many dining locations.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in a former train station, this wonderful museum is well-thought out and contains a lot of information about the history and legacy of Delta Blues Music and its influence on modern day music.

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Bordeaux, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When on the blues trail or if interested in the blues and in the area, this is still a good place to go There are lots of photos & clothes of artists, many of whom I'd not heard of. And there's plenty of textual stuff explaining the blues and contextual historical events. There is music playing but the museum lacks... More 

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natchez, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have time to visit this museum, it is interesting and has lively history and displays. We enjoyed the clothing of the Blues legends and other items.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

The Delta Blues Museum is a must-visit spot for anyone interested in the history of blues music and musicians in the Delta. The exhibits don't go too deep into history, but you get a good overall feel for some of the more prominant musicians and get to see memorabilia.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We spent several hours here. The place has some good exhibits and tells a lot of history of the blues. We especially enjoyed the section of the museum devoted to Muddy Waters.

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