Didn't see the museum but the site of the steam boat brought back memories. If we knew about it we would have surly seen it. In fact it was twice we rode 2 of those paddle wheelers. The 1st was in 1989 it was the Delta Queen on a 5 day 4 night outing from Memphis(11th state) to Saint Louis(12th... 更多
This place has so much history and information than I could have imagined. Found out some history that I was totally unaware of - I'm not going to divulge because it would ruin the surprise. Small children probably wouldn't enjoy this.
This exhibition is well presented and its about Indian life and the paddle steamers. You cross the mississippi by monorail and it takes about an dhour and a half but there was little else to do there. We looked for a place to eat a lunch and have a coffe but only a small place selling cold drinks.
We spent a Sunday morning on the island. The tram ride was fun and the Mississippi River museum was great. The river walk was OK, not really very engaging.
Whilst traveling over the bridges in mississippi we were taking photos not the best day of our tour in fact it was the last & it rained for the whole day, first one for 17days. We still managed to get out on the mississippi paddel boat & have a meal that was loverly. well worth going on.
Very nice and varied history--there's topics ranging from riverboats to the Civil War to music. Very quiet the day I was there. The Mud Island River Park is nearby and worth a visit too. I drove over and parked on site, which is a few bucks (cash only).
travelling in Memphis with family...the museum has a bit of funding issues I believe, however I think it just needs more visitors, because we loved it! the museum follows the history of the Mississippi river and Memphis, it was fun and interesting..the indoor steamboat is especially fun, and the Mississippi river sculpture is interactive and very neat..I would especially recommend... 更多