Tyler Perry Joins BET+ To Open ‘The Virtual Madea Museum’


Tyler Perry is retiring the beloved matriarch and his alter ego, Mabel “Madea” Earlene Simmons, after 20 years. With the help of BET+, the media mogul has created The Virtual Madea Museum to honor and celebrate Madea in style.

“Madea’s Virtual Museum is officially open!” said Tyler Perry in an Instagram post yesterday. “(Link in profile) #FarewellMadea August 27th on @betplus

In this post, Perry also announced the release of Madea’s final play. Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Play will premiere on BET+ on August 27. Until then, relive the magical moments, songs and memories of Madea onstage before saying goodbye, with this new, virtual experience and curated exhibitions celebrating her legacy.

The Hall of Song allows viewers to experience the best stage play musical moments and even create a song of your own. The interactive online museum also features a Gift Shop that gave away limited edition Madea-branded memorabilia to the first 100 guests. All gifts are currently sold out.

The Portrait Gallery and Costume Exhibit includes unforgettable scenes and clips that showcases a visual timeline of Madea’s evolution through the years. Head over to the museum now before it’s gone!