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B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center

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Address: 400 Second St, Indianola, MS 38751-2815
Phone Number: 662-887-9539
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Happy Birthday BB King!

The BB King Museum provides a look at the life and experiences of a musical great. From his early childhood through his years of becoming a legend the museum traces his legacy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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New Holland, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The BB King Museum provides a look at the life and experiences of a musical great. From his early childhood through his years of becoming a legend the museum traces his legacy. Plus I learned we share the same birthday!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made a planned visit here to pay our respects to Mr King en route to Vicksburg from Memphis. Absolutely worth the visit. A very interesting presentation, very professionally put together. Highly educational, for young and old - the man was quite clearly a true gent, and an inspiration to all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing visit today. I would encourage everyone to take a little time to enjoy this museum. Great history of his life and his love of the blues.

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Thank ELWGrammy03
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressive museum about one of the icons of America's music, BB King. This special experience helps the viewer partly understand what it was like growing up in the Mississippi Delta in the days of segregation as well as Mr. King's ascent to the top of the blues style of music. Extra ordinary amount of artifacts and displays. This museum... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a MUST SEE for blues fans. Celebrating the live and times of the great B.B. King, this beautiful museum contains thousands of items associated witis life and career. Indianola was his home town and he never forgot where he came from and they never forgot their favorite son, He is buried on the property. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit learn a lot about BBKIng. Nice museum. The tour is nice for seniors places to sit. You can have lunch at the gin next door.Lot of history about WDIA and Beale Street.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Absolutely cracking museum with just the right amount of memorabilia, written documentation and video footage. Very well put together and great to learn not just about BB but the Delta and the whole history of the area. Then at the end to visit his grave is very moving. A great man whose music will always be with us.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Wow - this is a top notch, professionally curated museum. I learned a lot and our whole family enjoyed it. BB King is of course the main focus, but there is a lot about life in the delta region, the civil rights movement, and blues music in general.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Lots of stuff about history of blues music. Great to seehow this is all connected. Not much about his personal live. Only some of his early years. Lots og details about blues music. The lady who works here lives across the street and opened earlier. So kind of her.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding venue! Beautifully executed tribute to BB King's life and music. We are big fans, but we learned a lot here. This should be on your list, if you like blues.

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