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B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center

400 Second St, Indianola, MS 38751-2815
+1 662-887-9539
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Now, I am not a Museum person, BUT I really enjoyed the (Riley) B. B. King Museum. As we were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
blackbears1969
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Worth The Stop

Not a blues fan but everyone has heard of Riley B King. He died in 2015 and is buried on site... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BossRino
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Rockford, IL
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“his life” (17 reviews)
“blues music” (17 reviews)
“great man” (8 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 4 weeks ago

Now, I am not a Museum person, BUT I really enjoyed the (Riley) B. B. King Museum. As we were completing our visit , 50 visitors from England were coming in after us. What a treat.

Thank blackbears1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a blues fan but everyone has heard of Riley B King. He died in 2015 and is buried on site. The museum is very well displayed, great artifacts from the early days to present, films, great displays, not only tells the King story and...More

Thank BossRino
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

It's out of the way but worth the trip. We drove from Vicksburg to visit B.B. King's grave. It's a beautiful place and very well laid out. You don't have to go through the museum to see his grave. The gift shop is well stocked...More

Thank 770MCP
Reviewed 11 April 2017

In the middle of the Mississippi Delta region this museum would be "first rate" in any major city on the planet. The facility is relatively small and a few hours is more than enough time to enjoy the experience. Likely you'll spend as much time...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you love BB, if you love music, if you want to learn about the MS Delta, if you want to learn about growing up poor in the south and overcoming it, you simply must visit this place!!!

Thank Carolyn R
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

If you didn't already understand the importance of BB King before visiting, you will get it once you experience this museum. His musical and cultural contributions touch all of us. The museum is tucked into a quiet neighborhood. The tour bus is right out in...More

Thank Karyn1990
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Really excellent museum from start to finish, worth every penny of the $15 entrance fee. Information about not only BB King and his humble beginnings but a comprehensive look at the whole era of blues music and civil rights, put together in such a way...More

Thank funkimunki67
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Everything in this museum is first class; very well done. Along with telling B.B's life story, it's a wonderful history lesson. You don't have to be a B.B. King fan to enjoy this museum. Anyone would enjoy it. We had lunch at Betty's Place which...More

Thank corinascot
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

A true tribute to the King! Displays were clear, easy to read and went in order. I learned somethings I didn't know about this great music icon. I was really impressed and spent a lot more time here than I thought. Miss you, BB. This...More

Thank Tonya V
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Columbus, Georgia
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I stopped here because I like the music of B.B. King. It was well worth my time! It reminded me of my younger years, of being in the cotton fields and looking at the south end of a Northbound mule. :-) But most of all...More

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RobynD804
I am wondering how much time it takes to go through the museum?
22 September 2016|
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Response from ROsemary52014 | Reviewed this property |
heLLO, I think 2 hours will be right. have fun Greetz Rosemary
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Julie W
HI MO, I would like to know if you hired a car to go to the museum please, as myself and my two sons over 21 intend to visit on route from Memphis, where we visited last September. I am in a dilemma as to whether to hire a car from Memphis or do you know of any public transport. Julie from the Uk.
11 August 2015|
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Response from Joediaz911 | Reviewed this property |
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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