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The B.B. King Museum is dedicated to celebrating the life and music of this iconic artist, and it is B.B.’s expressed wish that education and community outreach be at the heart of our mission. We honor him and his legacy by providing educational programs designed to offer young people the kind of hope and opportunity that was not available to Riley B. King in the Mississippi of his youth.┬áStudent group tours are also available.


Computer Lab Now Available

Begins November 2nd – Open Monday through Thursday

Hours: 4:15 until 6:15 PM

The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center now features a handicap-accessible, ten-station computer lab to provide students with internet access, Microsoft software, and a printing area. The lab was constructed with grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. 

The following lab policies have been established to serve the interests of our students and to provide an environment most conducive to academic endeavors:

The Lab is FREE to current 1st through 12th grade students of Indianola, Sunflower County and surrounding Delta communities.

The Lab will be staffed with two certified teachers and a certified counselor who will offer a place for students to study and use these tools in a safe environment. 

The Lab will adhere to CDC guidelines. A mask MUST be worn when entering the computer lab and for remainder of the visit.

The lab has been designated a Quiet Area devoted to academic pursuits. Anyone creating a disturbance will be asked to leave. Cell phones must be silenced before entering the lab.

Please do not leave personal items unattended. The Museum staff is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please do not bring food or drinks into the lab.


Gentry Art Show Exhibit

The B.B. King Museum was generous in allowing Ms. Whitfield and her Art Students at Gentry High School (Indianola, MS), to display their masterpieces in a February exhibit!