Discover the birthplace of the blues at Gateway to the Blues Museum in Tunica


Located in Tunica and only 20 miles from Elvis Presley's Graceland and Beale Street in Memphis, the Gateway to the Blues Museum offers an authentic blues experience, complete with the chance to record a blues tune.

The 3,500 square foot museum features galleries such as What is Blues Music, Why Here? (Mississippi Delta), Evolution of Style and Form, Mississippi Bluesmen, Evolution of the Guitar and Blues Lyric Interactive where you can record your own blues tune!  The Gateway to the Blues Museum will then email each visitor a copy of their song as a memento of their visit to the Mississippi Delta.

 The Gateway to the Blues Museum in Tunica is the best place to start your education in this unique original musical art form.  Whether traveling the Blues Trail, visiting Memphis or Clarksdale, or attending an event at the B.B. King Blues Museum in Indianola, The Gateway to the Blues Museum is a great introduction to the larger blues and music scene that is spread throughout the Mississippi Delta.

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