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 47% 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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latricia
2 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
April 17, 2022
Very informative museum atmosphere is awesome and kind staff!
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Michaela
1 ratings1 reviews
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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Janet
3 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
March 26, 2022
Fabulous museum. Very well laid out..a wonderful opportunity to learn about BB King weaving together the history of the blues and the struggle for Civil Rights. Don't miss it!
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Athena
4 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
March 6, 2022
This museum permeates with life and is filled with an inspirational and aspirational message for all! A must see, heartening experience!!!
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Mark
23 ratings19 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
December 13, 2021
Great stop on the Blues Trail.
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Deacquanese
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
December 10, 2021
My husband and I was very impressed, and the staff was friendly and helpful
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Carolyn
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
September 26, 2021
It was an awesome experience. We really learned a lot about the history of the blues. To learn so much about the lives of the blues families. How it all got started. The final resting place of Riley King is a beautiful sight. We will be back.
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deborah
3 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
September 12, 2021
Could have spent more than two hours there. Very interesting. Lovely man.
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About This Deal

Choose Between Two Options

  • $22.95 for admission for two adults, plus $10 credit at the gift shop ($40 value)
  • $41.85 for admission for four adults, plus $20 credit at the gift shop ($80 value)

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 12 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Free admission for kids under 5. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. May be repurchased every 365 days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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