Museums/Local Attractions

400 Second Street, Indianola
(662) 887-9539

The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center uses the life of B.B. King to showcase the history of blues and life in the region in the early 20th century. There are multiple films, including an extended introductory film that chronicles the extraordinary life of King, whose grave is located on the grounds.

Blues Hall of Fame @ The Blues Foundation
421 S. Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103
The museum highlights over 400 inductees in five key categories: Performer, Individual, Album, Single, and Literature.There are 10 individualized galleries with interactive touchscreen displays along with three master databases where they can hear the music, watch videos, and read the stories of each of our inductees.
Monday – Saturday - 10:00am – 5:00pm (last admission at 4:30pm)
Sunday - 1:00pm – 5:00pm (last admission at 4:30pm)

Bubba’s Blues Corner
105 Cherry Street
Helena-West Helena, Arkansas
(870) 338-3501
Longstanding record store. During the annual King Biscuit Blues Festival, many performers come here for autograph sessions.

119 South Main Street
Memphis, Tennessee
(901) 525-3655
Monday - Friday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; 
Folklore Store open Saturday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
119 South Main Street has a streetfront store as well as a larger venue in the back, both of which feature regular concerts with blues, gospel, soul and rockabilly artists. They Center, founded in the early '70s, also has multiple exhibits and hosts an annual festival on Labor Day weekend

141 Cherry Street
Helena-West Helena, Arkansas
Tuesday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Exhibits interpret the natural and human history of Arkansas’s Delta region. Included are interactive audio and video exhibits chronicling the rise of Delta blues and gospel music; traveling and permanent music exhibits are in the Visitors Center at 141 Cherry St. Permanent history exhibits are in the Depot at 95 Missouri St. The legendary King Biscuit Time radio show is broadcast live from the center daily. 

#1 Blues Alley
Clarksdale, Mississippi
(662) 627-6820
Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Recently opened a new wing featuring Muddy Waters, doubling its exhibit area.

North 5th Avenue
Cleveland, Mississippi
(662) 846-4780
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.;  Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. The archive contains collections including the archives of the B.B. King Museum and photographs from Memphis' Hooks Brothers studios.

Entrance of the Tunica Resort Area, Highway 61
Tunica, Mississippi
(888) 4TUNICA

3734 Elvis Presley Boulevard
Memphis, Tennessee
(901) 332-3322
Graceland is open year round, but hours vary by season.

800 West Sunflower Road
Cleveland, Mississippi
(662) 441-0100
Monday - Saturday, 10:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 - 5:30 p.m.

307 North Broad Street
Leland, Mississippi
(662) 686-7646 / 1 (866) 285-7646
Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Honors blues and soul musicians from the mid-Delta region.

307 West Westbrook Street
West Point, Mississippi
(662) 605-0770
by appointment

1725 Jimmie Rodgers Drive
Meridian, Mississippi
(601) 485-1808

King Biscuit Time
141 Cherry Street
Helena-West Helena, Arkansas
The longest-running daily radio show in the United States, the legendary program was hosted by Blues Hall of Fame member “Sunshine” Sonny Payne until this past December; sadly, he died in January, 2018. The first show aired on Nov. 21, 1941, and featured Sonny Boy Williamson and Robert Lockwood, Jr. The name came from the show’s sponsor, King Biscuit flour. Payne became full-time host in 1951 and continues to broadcast live from the Delta Cultural Center weekdays at 12:15. The Peabody Award-winning program has a worldwide audience via the Web. Visitors are welcomed to sit in and watch the live broadcasts. The studio is located in the Delta Cultural Center Visitors Center at.

191 Beale Street
Memphis, Tennessee
(901) 205-2533
Open Daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tells the story of Memphis music, and the intersections there of blues, country, rockabilly, gospel and soul.

Rt. 2, Box 47A; County Road 109
Carroll County, Mississippi
(662) 455-3958
The Museum is not open often.
The image shown is of the Valley Store, the location of the Mississippi Blues Trail marker for Hurt.

Muddy Waters' Cabin
The Muddy Waters Blues Cabin is a shotgun shack located adjacent to the Muddy Waters Birthplace Blues Trail Marker in downtown Rolling Fork, Mississippi. This cabin is reminiscent of the type of home in which McKinley Morganfield, aka "Muddy Water," was born. The cabin is locked overnight.

A project of the Mississippi's Lower Delta Partnership.

1608 Highway 82 West
Greenwood, Mississippi 
(662) 453-0925
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

748 2nd Street
Friars Point, Mississippi
(662) 383-2233
Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. or by appointment

218 East Main
Crystal Springs, Mississippi
(601) 892-7883

113 East Second Street
Clarksdale, Mississippi
(901) 605-8662
Tuesday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Other times available upon request

926 East McLemore Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee
(901) 946-2535
Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Celebrates the artists who revolutionized popular music in the 1960s and 1970s through their recordings on labels including Memphis-based Stax and Hi. It often hosts live performances, including by the students at the Stax Music Academy.

706 Union Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee
(901) 521-0664
Daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tours are given at the bottom half of every hour from 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tour the facility where Sam Phillips captured for the first time the sounds of Howlin' Wolf, Ike Turner, Little Milton, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and more.

Ewing Hall, 1003 West Sunflower Road (Highway 8)
Cleveland, Mississippi 
(662) 846-4312

1 Museum Boulevard
Tunica, Mississippi
(662) 363-6631
Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Covers a wide range of local history.

1 Riverpark Drive
Robinsonville, Mississippi
(662) 357-0050
Provides a unique opportunity to discover the great Mississippi River.

114 Cleveland Street
New Albany, Mississippi
(662) 538-0014
Tuesday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Oxford, Mississippi
(662) 232-7753
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Please check with the facilities in advance to confirm times, closures and admission charges.


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