New Madrid Historical Museum, New Madrid

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  • I was most interested in the Civil War history in New Madrid and our docent knew it inside and out. She had us hold an actual grape shot that was found in the fields around this little town; what a tr...  more »
  • A lot of information about the New Madrid area and the New Madrid earthquake. The people manning the museum were very interesting to talk too.  more »
  • Wonderful staff. Keeping inventory on pencil and paper so you get an idea quickly that this is going to be real people personal place. Great displays and a wonderful gift shop. Bought several things I...  more »
  • Was just a quickie. We stopped in on our way back from Tunica. Was very impressed with the History of the town. Didn't realize how much of U.S. was affected by the earthquake. Wish we would have went there for Vacation instead of Tunica.Would recommend a couple of days there to see more.
  • Knowledgeable director. Interesting exhibits. The director could, in his normal voice, address a school bus full of kids on the last day of school and be heard easily.
  • Great little museum with a lot of history to share.
  • Most people don't know about the country's largest earthquake. I was fascinated by this little museum!
  • Friendly knowledgeable owner. Combined with river overlook and ice cream shop two blocks down, a worthwhile roadside diversion.

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