Aquariums, dioramas, interactive exhibits, relics and artwork all tell the story of the Mississippi River through time. Follow de Soto and the Spanish conquistadors that explored the area centuries ago. Learn about the Great Flood of 1927. Learn what it was like to live in the Mississippi Delta before European settlement. See aquariums filled with turtles, gars and other Mississippi River inhabitants. Other exhibits include plantations, the Civil War and blues music.