The Delta Blues Museum is a winner in the 2020 USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest for Best Music Museum.
According to the publication, nominees for all 10Best categories are chosen by a panel of relevant travel experts which include a combination of editors from USA TODAY, editors from 10Best.com and other relevant expert contributors. Delta Blues Museum joins other Mississippi-based museums in the top ten for the Best Music Museum category.
"Delta Blues Museum is honored to be a part of this select group of museums,” said Museum Director Shelley Ritter. “Thank you to everyone who voted for us. This list is a great roadmap to plan spring and summer travels."
10Best.com provides users with original, unbiased, and experiential travel content of top attractions, things to see and do, and restaurants for top destinations in the U.S. and around the world.
The site relies on its team of local travel experts, "a well-traveled and well-educated group who are not only experts in their fields - and their cities - but discriminating in their tastes."
The complete list is available at the following link: https://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-music-museum/
Delta Blues Museum
Established in 1979 by the Carnegie Public Library Board of Trustees and re-organized as a stand-alone museum in 1999, the Delta Blues Museum is Mississippi's first music museum.
A 2013 recipient of the IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Services – the nation's highest honor for museum and library service to the community – and a 2014 recipient of the National Arts & Humanities' Youth Program Award, the Delta Blues Museum is dedicated to creating a welcoming place where visitors find meaning, value and perspective by exploring the history and heritage of the unique American musical art form, the Blues.
The Museum is also recognized as a Great River Road Interpretive Center.
For more information on events or programs, please call (662) 627-6820, or visit the Museum web site at www.deltabluesmuseum.org.