JACKSON, Miss. - September 11, 2009 A year after its opening, the B.B. King Museum and Delta
Interpretive Center has drawn about 30,000 visitors to the
Mississippi Delta town.
Attendance exceeded a first-year projection of 25,000, despite
the museum's opening last fall amid hurricanes, high gasoline
prices, economic collapse and the end of the traditional summer
King said the museum's strong launch "makes me feel real
good," but he's not surprised by it. The muliple Grammy-winner
said people worldwide are fascinated by the Delta.
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