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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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A MUST SEE

I knew nothing about BB King. I took a tour, and was pleasantly suprised. I learned so much about this man/musician. 15.00 which at first I thought was to steep but in the end was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Decatur, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I knew nothing about BB King. I took a tour, and was pleasantly suprised. I learned so much about this man/musician. 15.00 which at first I thought was to steep but in the end was well worth it. Part of the building is the 100 yo cotton gin he worked in. Then you get a short film about B B... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My family lives in Indianola 5 minutes away from Museum. I visited Indianola this past week and we went to museum I was awesome. The exhibits and displays were excellent. Atmosphere in museum was amazing. I also encourage my family to visit 15 of us went had a great time. They live there and have never been. It was incredible.

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Reading the reviews there are very few superlatives that haven’t already been used. The BB King Museum is simply a great tribute to a classy, classic Bluesman. The entrance fee is $10 each and it is money well spent. Make certain that you see the film. The museum is well organized and laid out. This museum is worth driving out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I went to Indianola to visit BB King's gravesite. Being of a certain age, part of my years were spent along with BB's music. Not a big fan of the blues, but he did something special with it, and it being close enough, I rode uo, spent the night, visited the museum and then rode home (New Orleans). I really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The museum was so much better than we expected it to be. From the outside it didn't look too big, but the exhibits and film shows just went on and on!!!... It's really amazing how much information they have in there... We didn't realise that BB was buried in the garden at the museum. It was very moving to be... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This museum is a must for any BB King fan or anyone interested in the rights movement. Very interactive well set out and very informative. Told the life and history of a remarkable man. Reason entrance fee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

My husband, 12 yr old daughter, 8 yr old son and 88 yr old grandmother loved this museum. Very nicely put together, clean, friendly staff. Thank you!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, which is partly located in a historic brick cotton gin where King used to work, was one of the best museums of our three week music tour of Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana. The museum not only tells King’s life story but also the history of the Delta, including cotton plantations, race relations,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

This place is great. The town isn't flashy its home in the delta I was raised a few miles from Indianola and to have this museum in this town is awesome and now to have bb king buried there is awesome I gained so much respect for him for the museum and now his wish to be buried there.this is... More 

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mobile, alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This was our last stop on our Delta Blues Pilgrimage. And we saved the best for last. A beautiful building and museum. A part of the museum is a cotton gin where BB used to work. Mr. King had just passed when we visited making it an even more moving experience. The exhibits progress through his childhood up to present... More 

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Address: Address: 400 Second St, Indianola, MS 38751-2004
Phone Number: 662-887-9539
Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Indianola

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