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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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Well worth a visit

Worth visiting , plenty of items, instruments, costumes and facts about the great statesman himself and the people in his life.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Worth visiting , plenty of items, instruments, costumes and facts about the great statesman himself and the people in his life.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Although not a Blues and BB King fan, we stopped by here to visit his museum. We spent an hour here and found the exhibition to be well thought out and interesting with a huge amount of exhibits. Fan or not, it is worth a visit to learn about the life of this great blues singer....

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Our knowledgable friend and Blues tour guide described the B.B. King Museum as one of the best museums she had even been to, and I have to agree. Allow several hours for this visit, and make a special trip to Indianola to go there. You won't be sorry. My three teenage sons learned a great deal. Fantastic displays, many of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a place to go. There are a lot of information and history about blues music and great musicians like BB king.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

BB King's Museum tells you about his life and music--and so much more. It gives a comprehensive view of the music, its origins and evolution. It places this music and his life in a social context that tells it like it was for Black musicians in the South and beyond. It also makes it clear that making a living on... More 

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Decatur, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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

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