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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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Fantastic Museum Dedicated To B.B.

Since the death of B.B. I have been wanting to visit the B.B. King Museum in Indianola, MS. So my... read more

Reviewed yesterday
GilB867
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Memphis, Tennessee
BB KING MUseum

Had the opportunity to visit the BB KING museum in Indianola, Mississippi. What a fantastic place... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
pattyragan48
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“his life” (21 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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"his life"
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"great man"
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"blues music"
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"civil rights"
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"tour bus"
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"blues trail"
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"cotton fields"
in 4 reviews
"fitting tribute"
in 3 reviews
"two hours"
in 7 reviews
"interpretive center"
in 7 reviews
"final resting place"
in 3 reviews
"jim crow"
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"worth the trip"
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"interactive exhibits"
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"three hours"
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Reviewed yesterday

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 3 days ago 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 3 days ago

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 4 days ago

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!!

Thank Curly_W706
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family and I spent 3 hours at the museum and it was very educational and well done. Take 10 minutes and watch the video at the beginning of the exhibit because it helps set the stage for the entire experience. Once you're in the museum...More

Thank Aaron W
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This was a very well done and organized museum. Our only disappointment was that we spent so much time reading and watching everything in the museum that we didn't get to go through the cotton mill before they closed. Give yourself more than two hours...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice museum. It is kind of out of the way but well worth the trip if you are a BB King fan. I learned a lot about BB as a person and his beginnings as a musician and the times he...More

Thank Norman D
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing place to visit to learn about BB King but also segregation. Tons of wonderful information and videos.

Thank Ryan G
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heLLO, I think 2 hours will be right. have fun Greetz Rosemary
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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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