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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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Pleasantly Surprised, glad we went

We almost didn't go but I was so glad we did. This was the best museum we have been to in a while... read more

Reviewed today
Cindy W
Museum is excellent, covering many aspects of river history and life.

We thoroughly enjoyed the riverboat museum. The history of the river, boating, early peoples was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dave O
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New Richmond, Wisconsin
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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)
“steam boat” (4 reviews)
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125 N Front St, Memphis, TN 38103-1713
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+1 800-507-6507
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Reviewed today

We almost didn't go but I was so glad we did. This was the best museum we have been to in a while. They did such a wonderful job with the place. It was so much fun to walk through and take pictures.

Thank Cindy W
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the riverboat museum. The history of the river, boating, early peoples was all detailed and very informative. The life sized partial replica of a steam boat to be able to go on was fantastic. My only complaint is that we could only...More

Thank Dave O
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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