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Gateway To The Blues Visitor Center & Museum

Highway 61, Tunica, MS
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Very good

Great place to start on tour down the blues highway. Great staff and a very interesting museum (pay... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dallas, Texas
via mobile
Very nice!!

This is the second time we stopped into the visitor center. Both times, the ladies that work there... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Highway 61, Tunica, MS
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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

2  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
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Loved the way this visitor center is decorated! We didn't actually go into the museum, just the lobby portion. Lots of good maps and information on local restaurants and such.

Thank Jennifer Z
Reviewed 22 May 2017

After driving through all the small towns from Vicksburg to Tunica on Hwy 61 on the Blues Trail, we stopped at the Tunica Blues Visitor Center to check it out. The Visitor Center is free, has clean restrooms, and murals about some of the history...More

1  Thank Gary1836
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The Gateway to the Blues Visitor Center and Museum is an interesting museum located near the Casinos in Tunica County MS. It has a National Park Passport Stamp. You can take as many photographs as you like and many hands on exhibits. I enjoyed the...More

1  Thank jaungren
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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