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B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center

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400 Second St, Indianola, MS 38751-2815
+1 662-887-9539
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Well paced, enjoyable museum

We visited the BB King Museum with a group of 12. It was a bit out of the way, but was a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Amy M
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Keene, Texas
Quite a Complete Museum!

Although off the beaten path, I would encourage anyone to visit this museum. Not only is it a... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
TourGuideWannabe
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“his life” (22 reviews)
“great man” (10 reviews)
“blues music” (19 reviews)
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400 Second St, Indianola, MS 38751-2815
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+1 662-887-9539
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the BB King Museum with a group of 12. It was a bit out of the way, but was a beautiful museum. It's well designed with a mix of reading, videos and great music. We really enjoyed our visit. If you're looking for...More

Thank Amy M
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Although off the beaten path, I would encourage anyone to visit this museum. Not only is it a museum telling the story of B.B. King's life, but also the story of the blues and American music in general. All of this is done in the...More

Thank TourGuideWannabe
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

I love the fact that people in Mississippi are working hard to preserve their blues heritage. In the heart of the Delta, this is one of the best. Although it is focused on BB King, the museum provides a good contextual perspective for the development...More

Thank Richard C
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

I visited the museum while on a Mississippi river trip on the American Queen paddle steamer. The visit to Indianola was the highlight of a two week holiday. The museum, in a cotton gin where B B King once worked, exceeded our expectations. It was...More

Thank KevinRadley
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Since the death of B.B. I have been wanting to visit the B.B. King Museum in Indianola, MS. So my wife and I made the trip for the express purpose of visiting the museum and burial site. This is a fantastic museum focused on the...More

Thank GilB867
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Had the opportunity to visit the BB KING museum in Indianola, Mississippi. What a fantastic place to visit. It was wonderful to read about his like and to see the Icon he became. He never lost his humble ways and returned to his hometown a...More

Thank pattyragan48
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

This museum is a tribute to B.B. King. It is also about life on the Mississippi Delta. Living conditions, working conditions and how the people used music to overcome hardships. Lots to see and watch, with interviews of people who knew B.B. King and B.B....More

Thank Don C
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Terrific coverage of the childhood and career of B B King. Loved all the film, especially of the early years. If you're a fan, don't miss it!!

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

This place is a tribute to the greatest Blues Man of all time. The first thing you see is his tour bus parked in the parking lot. Then you get to see a short 15 minute film about him which is very informative. There is...More

Thank Petergun1962
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

It's a destination trip - not on the way to anywhere but definitely worth the effort if you are a music fan. So much history but loved the viuals and audio with B.B.King speaking on his family and upbringing. Loved the history of the Mississippi...More

Thank RonWamberal
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Julie, I agree with Greg. The best would be to rent a car. Advise: leave early in the morning and do your sightseeing early . Start back to Memphis around 4 or 5 PM. You will be travelling on rural 2 lane roads and the roads... More
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