TODAYS EVENTS
OPEN TUESDAY - SUNDAY
10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
(Last admission is at 4:00 p.m.-daily)
APRIL - OCTOBER
UPCOMING EVENTS
2017 OPENING DAY
4/8/2017 10:00:00 AM
Easter at the Island
4/16/2017 10:00:00 AM
Who Works the River Career Day Event
4/26/2017 10:00:00 AM
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Five galleries trace the origins of the Blues as a distinct musical form originating in the Mississippi Delta region and emphasize the importance of its effect on other types of music including Jazz, Ragtime, urban Blues, and Rock-N-Roll. Charley Patten, W.C. Handy, Scott Joplin, Pap Dee, and Elvis Presley are represented with video programs that provide biographical histories.

Examples of the museum's collection in these galleries are:
  • 1950's band equipment
  • Recording Equipment
  • Various records
  • Radios
  • Elvis costume