B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center

400 Second Street, Indianola

Admission for Two or Four with Gift Shop Credit at B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center (Up to 42% Off)

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Museum depicts B.B. King’s life and career through exhibits, a high-definition theater, and an interactive guitar studio

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1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
August 6, 2022
What a great museum! We were there 2 hours and still didn’t see everything! Definitely worth stopping to see!
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Michaela
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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
July 17, 2022
The BB King museum was a wonderful experience. It kept Us engaged for hours. The staff was friendly and informative. We enjoyed the gift shop and there were many affordable items available there. This was a great experience and my husband and I have already recommended it to several of our family and friends.
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Rhonda
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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
July 5, 2022
There is so much to learn in this beautiful museum. The staff is wonderful. The exhibits are interesting. I highly recommend this for all.
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latricia
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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
April 17, 2022
Very informative museum atmosphere is awesome and kind staff!
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Michaela
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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
March 28, 2022
Took my mom as a mini getaway. She wnjoyed it as well as I. Great museum very lively and knowledgeable. We are planning to do a family reunion with this museum as one of tge activities.
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  • $25.50 for admission for two adults, plus $10 credit at the gift shop ($40 value)
  • $46.50 for admission for four adults, plus $20 credit at the gift shop ($80 value)

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About B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center

Blues is one of the few music genres considered to be wholly American, and its roots are firmly planted in the rich soil of the Mississippi Delta. Here, too, is where legendary musician B.B. King came of age. Indianola's B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center celebrates not only King's prolific career, but also the significance of the Mississippi Delta to music then and now. Interactive exhibits take visitors through the guitarist's life in chronological order, starting with his boyhood in the Delta and culminating with the highlights of his decades-long career.

  • The Building: The 20,000-square-foot museum was built on the site of an old cotton gin where B.B. King once worked.

  • Valuable Relic: Tucked in the section about B.B.'s pre-celebrity life is the Panoram, an early video jukebox on which he first saw the big bands he became so enamored with.

  • From His Early Career: In the exhibit on what was known as the Chitlin Circuit, you'll find the leather-bound notebook in which King stashed his song charts, meticulously cross-referenced by songwriter.

  • Other Mementos: Memorabilia from King's life spans the decades, including a quilt from his boyhood home, his draft card, and various iterations of his guitar, Lucille.

  • Hidden Gem: The museum also includes items from other artists of his era, such as Janis Joplin's handwritten lyrics.

  • Hands-On Exhibit: Under video instruction from B.B. King himself, visitors strum tunes on guitars.

  • From the Press: "The ... facility is likely the most elaborate museum in the U.S. about a single living musician, but Mr. King's stature justifies the investment." — Wall Street Journal