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West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center

121 Sunny Hill CV, Brownsville, TN 38012-8367
+1 731-779-9000
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Sometimes, small is good.

I enjoyed my visit here. A good stop off point on our coach tour, I was impressed with the... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
cardinal999
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Interesting and free!

Worth a stop, informative, free! Close to interstate between Memphis and Nashville. Fascinating... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
cheryl55
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Montpellier, France
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Music heritage destination showcasing the rich musical history and rural culture of West Tennessee including the last home of Blues pioneer Sleepy John Estes and the Tina Turner Museum at Flagg Grove School, the childhood school of Tina Turner. Over 8,000 square feet of exhibits depicting the music, beauty and history of the region. Hours are September - March, Monday - Saturday 9-5; Sunday 1-5: April - September, Monday - Saturday 9-6; Sunday 10-5 Closed Easter Sunday and Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Free coffee, Free WiFi Free Admission for self-guided tours. Guided tours are $7.50 per person Group rates available
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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121 Sunny Hill CV, Brownsville, TN 38012-8367
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

I enjoyed my visit here. A good stop off point on our coach tour, I was impressed with the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff there. An interesting display on cotton and cotton harvesting. Tina Turners old school house and the home of blues player...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Worth a stop, informative, free! Close to interstate between Memphis and Nashville. Fascinating home of blues singer as well as Tina Turner's school.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

What a treat for out of town folks to see the Delta Hertiage Center. The staff is so accommodating! The music and farm exhibits are so well done! Of course the Tina Turner School House is a must see! Her records ,dresses pictures! All First...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

We had a fantastic afternoon here while visiting the Flagg Grove School house. The ladies were so welcoming & friendly and helped us take our souvenir photos in front of the amazing fireplace which we were told would be roaring away in the winter. If...More

Thank JediTaxi
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

There were three separate museums in this facility and they were all free and very educational it was nice to visit and the gift center was good too they had free coffee and it's in a great safe area

Thank sherrys490
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

We were in town visiting family and wanted some free things to do and my husband suggested going here. I was hesitant, but the place is very impressive! A large history on the fish in the area, all things cotton, Tina Turner, and Sleepy John...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

We visited this center on May 14th. There is free parking in front of the center. There is no entrance fee. In the center are 4 rooms: West Tennessee cotton, West Tennessee music, Hatchie river and Lincoln Collection. These are old style museums but still...More

Thank AmarilisVos
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for the Tina Turner museum, and happened upon the actual heritage centre. They have a couple of other museums inside and have really nice staff. Free coffee and wifi and great place to stop and rest your legs if you're driving to...More

Thank Hannah S
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SoniaO-Clark, Manager at West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you for stopping by and so glad you enjoyed the visit. Thanks for your great review, too. :-)

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

First thing you will notice is how friendly the staff is. There are basically 4 museums at this location. A couple are indoors and showcase relics from the blues era and cotton farming. Outside you will find the old school attended by Tina Turner and...More

Thank Jgreenway151
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

I had a lovely visit this morning to the West Delta Heritage Center. The staff were welcoming and helpful. I enjoyed my self guided tour of Flagg Grove School where I found a small but amazing exhibit about local resident Tina Turner. The film about...More

Thank Theresa H
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SoniaO-Clark, Manager at West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you for visiting and the kind words. It was so nice to see you. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and looking forward to the next time you stop by.

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jzinck2016
18 September 2016|
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Response from canyanyday | Reviewed this property |
The old school house next to the Delta Heritage Center have Tina Turner memorabilia to view but I did not see any Tina Turner t-shirts been sold.
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jzinck2016
18 September 2016|
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Response from SoniaO-Clark | Property representative |
You may purchase Tina Turner Highway and Tina Turner Heritage Days shirts here. We do not sell any of her concert tour tshirts. We are working on designs that will include her likeness. Please check back soon to see if... More
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