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Gateway To The Blues Visitor Center & Museum

Highway 61, Tunica, MS
+1 888-488-6422
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Best Blues Museum

This was literally the best blues museum we had been in. We started south and went north and so... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Rock'n Blues

Had the opportunity to spend some time visiting this excellent museum that extols the highlights... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Jim L
Fresno, California
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Highway 61, Tunica, MS
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

This was literally the best blues museum we had been in. We started south and went north and so saved the best for last but wished we went to this one first. The short video clips just keep your attention, there are fabulous displays and...More

Thank carolynbW2816KX
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Had the opportunity to spend some time visiting this excellent museum that extols the highlights and virtues of this iconic movement in the history of music. You can even do a self-recording and send it to yourself!

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Hidden Gem in the Delta. I would love to come back and visit when I have more time. Very informative and interesting.

Thank Amanda N
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to start on tour down the blues highway. Great staff and a very interesting museum (pay to go in). Worth the stop.

Thank tonyhick
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This is the second time we stopped into the visitor center. Both times, the ladies that work there are super friendly & helpful !!! Didn't do the museum, but will maybe next time. Very cute !!! Worth the stop !!!

Thank NanaDeDe
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped by the unassuming weathered white building on a trip to Mississippi. It was a delightful museum. The admission was $10 and well worth the price. The outside is made to look somewhat ramshackle. The inside however is a well appointed and carefully curated...More

1  Thank pamelaf518
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We passed this place on the road out from Memphis headed to Clarksdale, thought about it for a moment, did a turnaround and went back, and so glad we did. The girls had cold drinks for the children, books on the history and myths, and...More

3  Thank monty m
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Small structure adjacent to US-61, retained its characteristic value. Small Indoor Museum. But it is worth stopping. Very friendly staff, friendly and helpful. Little memories of past times. I recommend a stop.

Thank Naughty-Cougar
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The place looks small from the outside but had a lot to offer on the inside. The ladies running the center were friendly. They showed us maps of the area, local travel magazines and coupons for the casinos. We actually used the buy one get...More

Thank saundersdonna
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is worth a stop -- but only for about five minutes. If you're following the Blues up (or down) Highway 61 this gives you some perspective. You enter through the gift shop, which I think is very intentional. If you want to go on...More

Thank ComradeCamper
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kelly j
3 January 2017|
Response from itsmegailb97 |
What are the opening time and days?
14 August 2015|
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Response from LDIANA P | Reviewed this property |
ADMISSION: $10 Adults $5 Kids (12 & Under) MUSEUM HOURS: Summer (Mar-Oct) Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm Sat 10am-5pm Sun 1-6pm Winter (Nov-Feb) Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm Sat 10am-5pm Sun 1-5pm