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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: +1 662-887-9539
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This is not exactly a place that a lot of people will be traveling from one place to another and make a decision to stop there. Not sure how the museum came to be, but somebody... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not exactly a place that a lot of people will be traveling from one place to another and make a decision to stop there. Not sure how the museum came to be, but somebody did a great job. If you're traveling into the Delta area to hear some good blues music and have a free afternoon this is... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hello, We just did a 7 day cruise on the American Queen down the Mississippi River from Memphis to New Orleans, With a few stops in between. One of our stops was Greenville & Indianola Mississippi. And we have to say a Very Great Stop. We did an excursion to the BB King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center. an awesome... More 

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Highland Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Well designed displays with active interaction and many films showing th the live and times of B.B. King. It was a real treat to hear his music and learn about this amazing man who war more than music.

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

We spent several hours here, just mesmerized by the well-designed exhibits that trace BB King's career while placing those events within the cultural context of the American South of his era. Truly a gem!

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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful museum honoring the blues great BB King. The museum is connected to part of a old cotton ginmill. The ginmill part is now a banquet room and the museum part is brand new costing several million dollars to construct. You start off with a movie about BB in a beautiful theatre. In the movie BB is... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We were pleasantly surprised at the quality and volume of information and displays we found here. Much larger and more comprehensive than we expected.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Really well done museum. They did a really nice job explaining the life , times, and music of B.B. King. Some of it in his own words. We lost a really great one last year. But this museum does a great job. Would definitely recommend it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Great museum! Very well done. Information is in very large print, videos are top notch. He traveled all over the world, and now people from all over the world come to Indianola, MS. It's a must see!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

From outside music to the resting place of the great B.B. King, this museum is a fun experience. And, they have great meeting or celebration space. The exhibits are well done, historical and relevant. A piece of history and contemporary reality. Amazing community leadership and support to create a memorable experience.

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Madison, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

The B.B. King Museum is a place that every fan of the blues should experience. The early life and history of Mr. King is at once sad and inspiring. The adversity he overcame to become King of the Blues is amazing. I will definitely be back!

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