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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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A must if you're in the Delta

I spent a few days in the region soaking up blues history. this was one of the best sites we went... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
New York
Bigger Than It Seems!

I didn't think from the outside that I would spend much time here, but I was wrong. 2hrs later I... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
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400 Second St, Indianola, MS 38751-2815
+1 662-887-9539
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

I spent a few days in the region soaking up blues history. this was one of the best sites we went to. the exhibits are fantastic - visual, musical, historic, - gives you the context you need not just on BB but on the history...More

Thank TravelLadyBJH
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I didn't think from the outside that I would spend much time here, but I was wrong. 2hrs later I came out with a greater love and admiration for B.B. King. A must see! Wonderful movies, videos and exhibits of times, his life and love...More

1  Thank vincent
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I liked the museum. It was very informative! I learned a lot! BB King was an amazing man and musician! It was fun to visit his hometown and learn about his life! 🏡 🎸

Thank Hannah B
Reviewed 5 July 2017

It's a must go - A must see - A delightful, fun afternoon. Interactive with guitars to play and you can record your own song! Videos of BB talking make you feel like you know him....like he is right there with you. I love this...More

Thank mississippimuse
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I don't have much to add to the reviews that have already been posted for this wonderful museum except perhaps these impressions. 1) It gives such a vivid sense of not only King's life but also life in the Delta that when you leave you...More

1  Thank 298rha
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

One more stop on our Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area tour. Possibly the best Blues museum we've been to by far. It's was a modern facility that was well maintained and well air conditioned. The exhibits featured the life of B.B. King through video footage,...More

Thank jaungren
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This is possibly one of the best museums in the world. The layout, timeline, artifacts and information are all presented perfectly. We went as fans of B.B. King and expected to spend about an hour there. It easily took twice as long. If we didn't...More

Thank brad p
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Even if this museum is the only thing you have time to see, still go to Indianola to visit the BB King Museum. And take your time, It is very well done. Not the easiest place to find, but all I can say is go...More

Thank tedwiggins
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This is the story of the life and times of the great BB King, from his humble beginnings in the Mississippi Delta Cotton fields through to his international fame and acclaim. It tell the story in pictures, videos, artefacts and memorabilia. It is laid out...More

Thank Kendo_upendo
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Great videos with conversations with BB King and many other artists. It tells the story of BB King and includes information on civil rights as well. Most of the video areas have places to sit down so you can take a...More

Thank CathyDArizona
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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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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