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Mud Island River Park

Mud Island River Park

Mud Island in the Mississippi River offers a fascinating insight into the famous river with a series of fun and informative attractions. The island emerged in the river in 1900 and was turned into a 52-acre park. Main attractions on the island are the Mississippi River Museum, an amphitheatre where touring acts perform during summer, a huge swimming pool and a display of the Memphis Belle, a famous B-17 bomber from World War II. The permanent exhibitions at the museum include ones focused on Mississippi River transportation over the years, river engineering, exploration and settlement of the river and its banks, and more. A monorail runs from Memphis to Mud Island, offering beautiful views of downtown Memphis, the Mississippi River and Mud Island River Park. The highlight of a visit to Mud Island, however, is the unique and fascinating River Walk, a scaled down replica of the lower Mississippi River from Cairo, Illinois to New Orleans in Louisiana. The River walk is five blocks lon
Address: 125 North Front Street
Telephone: (901) 576 7241
Transportation: Monorail from Front Street
Opening Time: Daily 10am to 5pm (9 April to 27 May, 6 September to 31 October); 10am to 6pm (28 May to 4 September). Closed on Mondays. Last admission is one hour before closing
Admission: $10 (adults), $7 (children 5-12), includes museum admission, roundtrip monorail ride and (optional) guided river walk tour. General park admission is free

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