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Delta Cultural Center

141 Cherry St, Helena, AR 72342-3501
+1 870-338-4350
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Very Information and Worth the visit.

The Delta Cultural Center has a wealth of information on the history of the entire Delta Region... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Donald K
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Helena, Arkansas, United States
Really nice Museum on the area.

Went in during the Blues Festival, great staff and very informative museum on the area history of... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Jon F
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The Delta Cultural Center Visitors Center is comprised of three interconnected buildings within one block of The Delta Cultural Center Depot. Delta Sounds serves as a permanent, state-of-the-art exhibit area dedicated to the music of the Arkansas Delta: Blues, Gospel, Country, Rockabilly, and other regional musical styles. Exhibit highlights include an operating radio studio, listening stations, a variety of artifacts and information on legendary musicians. As you enter the Visitors Center you find our central gallery. This gallery provides a space for traveling and changing exhibits related to a variety of Delta topics which may include art, music and history. Also within the Visitors Center you find a large exhibit space which hosts extended exhibits. These exhibits are staff developed and run for a 3-4 year term. Currently the Center is featuring "Songs From the Field" exhibit. The Museum Store provides a variety of books, locally made products, music & gifts. Sales of all merchandise go directly to the Delta Cultural Center. Merchandise is available on-site, by phone, and soon on-line. Due to limited space, large groups may divide up to allow for shopping.
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“radio station” (4 reviews)
“civil war” (7 reviews)
“biscuits” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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141 Cherry St, Helena, AR 72342-3501
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

The Delta Cultural Center has a wealth of information on the history of the entire Delta Region. Though it is located on Cherry Street in Helena, Arkansas, the Center provides historical information and context for the entire area. Definitely worth stopping by.

Thank Donald K
Paula O, Public Relations Manager at Delta Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words! We are glad you visited the Delta Cultural Center, and hope you will come back. We have new exhibits every few months. Thanks, again!

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Went in during the Blues Festival, great staff and very informative museum on the area history of Helena and the surrounding Delta region.

Thank Jon F
Paula O, Public Relations Manager at Delta Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thanks so much for the nice comment about the Delta Cultural Center. We are glad you took the time to some and see our exhibits. Hope you had a great time at The Biscuit!

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Really done nice bit of local and river history that packs three buildings in town. The Indian and flood history were of particular interest.

Thank rogersober
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great Place to learn about the south. The Radio station was a awesome part of history. Don't know how much longer King Biscuit will be there, need to see soon.

Thank grannystime
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is a must do when in Helena, the history and the artist that come through this small town is unreal!

Thank Jaxfore
Reviewed 16 October 2016

A great place to find out more about the music history of the area. It may not be very big, but offers a wealth of information.

Thank clogmar
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a nice facility. They were very friendly and informative. Anyone going to Helena needs to stop here!

Thank Kirk F
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Take the time to enjoy as well as read the history of the delta. There are also very nice displays and items to buy.

Thank chaser193
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent museum of Delta history with a daily live lunchtime radio show featuring the Delta Blues...

Thank Laurence J
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We spent a while taking in this place and enjoyed our time here. The displays were well done and not overcrowded.

Thank attaracg
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