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B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center

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Address: 400 Second St, Indianola, MS 38751-2004
Phone Number: 662-887-9539
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Our short stop was amazing in the evening when the sun goes down on Delta. We payed our respect to the great BB King. Lovely spot for one of the greatest bluesman.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our short stop was amazing in the evening when the sun goes down on Delta. We payed our respect to the great BB King. Lovely spot for one of the greatest bluesman.

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Cleveland, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We only had about 1 and 1/2 hours allotted in our travel plan to spend here. Next time will allot at least twice that. This was a wonderful museum based on Mr. B B King's life and his music. Very interactive. Each exhibit led into the next very smoothly. I will be going back and taking my grandchildren again -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

My husband and I both love the Blues and B.B. King and wanted to visit the museum and share the experience with our children. The museum is definitely a fitting tribute to B.B. King and something Indianola should be proud of. The staff was friendly and the museum is impeccably clean. The short movie definitely set the self guided tour... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Didn't know much about BB King and this was a good education. The people are very proud of their museum and they should be. Loved the second part where we went to the Ebony Club and got to hear more blues and danced! They even fed us cat fish and hush poppies. I highly recommend this piece of true Americana.

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Bogotá, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

If you are a Blues fan you will love it. If you're just a regular tourist alike will enjoy it and learn about the roots of American music. A very well organized exhibition that traces the history of the blues, especially the B.B. King. The museum shows the different influences and social circumstances surrounding the blues in its beginnings. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We got the opportunity to visit the BB King as we were stopping at Greenville with the American Queen paddle steamboat. Tour started with two gospel singers greeting us some beautiful music. We saw a video of BB whilst he was touring, singing, playing guitar and telling stories. We then moved into the exhibit room and there began the story... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Visited with my husband who is from Louisiana. Since we love the blues and BB King, this was top on our list to visit while in the deep South..You will not be disappointed it is a must see. The museum is very modern, spotless and the life and history of this great person is very well documented. .We plan to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

A return to the Mississippi Delta is not complete without revisiting the BB King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center. This at-your-own-pace tour begins with an informative video overview of who the man was, where he came from, and what he did in transformative times. Entering into the museum displays one is taken back to the Mississippi Delta of the early... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I found the B.B King Museum while researching places to visit on the HWY 61 Delta Blues driving tour. Wow! Was I glad I did not miss this place. I am a B.B. King fan and this museum was fantastic. Using artifacts, graphics and computers they tell the story of Delta Blues and B.B Kings life story. What a story.... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We were staying in Greenville, Mississippi en route for Memphis next day. There is not too much to do in Greenville, but there is this museum in Indianola just 10 miles away dedicated to B.B.King. At first the suggestion to visit was not of great interest as I am not a serious blues fan, however seeing other peoples comments (below)... More 

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