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Mississippi River Museum at Mud Island

125 N Front St, Memphis, TN 38103-1713
+1 800-507-6507
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Excellent Museum for the Mississippi River

We walked across the foot bridge and viewed from the top a model of the Mississippi River as it... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
North California
Vacation on the way home

The monorail was not working, so had to walk the foot bridge. Once in the museum you go onto the... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Dallas, Texas
via mobile
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History museum detailing the Mississippi River history, located in Mud Park.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“civil war” (19 reviews)
“scale model” (17 reviews)
“tram ride” (4 reviews)
125 N Front St, Memphis, TN 38103-1713
+1 800-507-6507
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

We walked across the foot bridge and viewed from the top a model of the Mississippi River as it meanders south. The model is outside and is very extensive. Once we went inside the museum was extremely well laid out as you are easily directed...More

Thank VicksVaporRub
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The monorail was not working, so had to walk the foot bridge. Once in the museum you go onto the deck of a steamboat. Very cool. The museum covered the Civil War era and music. Outside is the replica of the Mississippi River. Very interesting....More

Thank tcsam
Reviewed 17 October 2017

What a find! The history of the Mississippi river. The history of the early inhabitants. Artifacts. History of early river music. History of early steamboats. Etc, etc and etc. 2 hours wasn't enough but they were closing.

1  Thank edbrybry
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This was an amazing tour. The scupture depicting the history of the Mississippi River was amazing. So much information and detail. The Museum was one of the best museums I have ever been through. We thoroughly enjoyed this visit.

1  Thank Patti H
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This museum has some pretty interesting exhibits where you can learn about the river, the civil war, and the music of Memphis.

1  Thank Luciferous626
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Not so much a 'kids' museum, but very cool items and lots for a vacationer to learn! Loved the Riverboat and Civil War Ironclad. Very friendly staff. Would absolutely go back again.

1  Thank OttawaAtomicKitty
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was a very good part of the visit to mud island and the recreation of the Mississippi River along the riverwalk area was fantastic with kids wading through the water and lots of laughter.

2  Thank karenandsteven
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Took my two boys over to the Mississippi River Museum at Mud Island. They really enjoyed the Monorail. We try to make every vacation an opportunity to educate our boys and the Mississippi River Museum at Mud Island perfect to do just that.

1  Thank Festus A
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is very nice especially if you are from the south. It is not very large but gives details of life in the south, Indians, Civil War, Riverboat, Jazz. Mud Island is an easy walk but it is very hot in the summer. Wear sandals...More

Thank Delta M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Well, I just gave a glowing review for the Museum along with my review of the park. The Museum was really spectacular. When we were on the Riverboat, it was so realistic. Loved how dark it was outside the boat, and how loud the insects...More

Thank Sharon C
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Jon L
27 June 2015|
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Response from Camille2777 | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall seeing an RV park.