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Gateway To The Blues Visitor Center & Museum

Highway 61, Tunica, MS
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Great Introduction to the Blues

The place looks small from the outside but had a lot to offer on the inside. The ladies running... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Huntsville, Alabama
Not much to see here

This is worth a stop -- but only for about five minutes. If you're following the Blues up (or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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“train depot” (4 reviews)
“short stop” (2 reviews)
Highway 61, Tunica, MS
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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

Thank jaungren
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on our way into Tunica. Didn't take time to go into the museum. The OLD building very interesting. Staff was super friendly and definitely helped & answered our questions!!!!

1  Thank NanaDeDe
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The building is free to enter and there's lots of useful information to be had as well as some interesting nick-nacks. The museum is $10 per person, we didn't go in so I can't comment. Either way the visitors centre is a good short stop...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The people were knowledgeable of music and the area. The museum is a must see. You can see everything from past. People that made history. You are more than welcome to take pictures. After that head to Clarksdale, Ms. More Blues history.

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I've been by the Museum several times while visiting nearby casinos but never stopped. Had some time to kill before checking in to the hotel so decided to visit. The museum entrance is an old train depot (you'll notice the train tracks in front) and...More

Thank AClarke625
Reviewed 17 November 2016

It's a very nice visitor center, have a lot of things to see, they are extremely friendly and have a lot of information of surrounding places. Even had some cotton plants to see and feel which I really liked, gave information on growning, and gave...More

Thank Sherry S
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kelly j
Are the hours for the museum and the visitor's center the same? We will be going during Summer hours. I won't be able to do the museum but want to go to the visitor's center for a few souvenirs. Thanks
3 January 2017|
Response from itsmegailb97 |
What are the opening time and days?
What are the hours and how much does it costs
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