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Sun Studio Full review
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Music lovers galore! : Sun studio is popularly known as the birthplace of rock 'N' roll music. This where an 18-year-old Elvis Presley first recorded his song. If you are an avid rock n roll fan like us, you will love this studio visit too. Our tour guide was so informative that he literally had a story to say for every nook and corner of the building.
Sun Studio is a recording studio opened by rock-and-roll pioneer Sam Phillips at 706 Union Avenue i… [..]

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Graceland Full review
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Well worth the trip!: Graceland is a mansion that was previously owned by the great Elvis Presley. It was an opportunity for us to explore Elvis Presley’s home and learn everything about his music. We booked a tour of the mansion, the throne room, and the famous Jungle room. Our favorite part of the tour was the mansion itself. Loved our visit to Graceland!
Graceland is a mansion on a 13.8-acre estate in Memphis, Tennessee that was owned by Elvis Presley… [..]

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Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum Full review
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History behind some of the pioneers in music: This music museum tells everything you need to know about some of the pioneers in the music industry. The narrate the story of the influence of Bluff City's rock & soul music through interactive displays. We took a walk around the museum premises and loved all the artifacts that were on display. It was so fascinating to know the history behind the music.
The Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum is a music museum located at 191 Beale Street in Memphis, Tennesse… [..]

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National Civil Rights Museum Full review
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A museum to learn everything about the Civil Rights Movement: We loved this museum that exhibits the history of the Civil Rights Movement in the US. This well-curated museum showcases everything you need to know about African American civil rights oppression. By the end of the museum tour, we were in awe of Dr. King and his efforts. Our kids enjoyed the learning experience!
The National Civil Rights Museum is a complex of museums and historic buildings in Memphis, Tenness… [..]

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Gibson Guitar store Full review
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Highly recommended for music lovers! : Gibson Guitar is the most sought-after musical instruments in the world. This store is a paradise for every music lover! If you are planning to buy guitars from the store, it is probably going to work out really expensive. The instruments in the store are some of the finest, well-crafted instruments.

Guidebooks    Rate 4 star
Mississippi River Museum Full review
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A museum experience worth checking out! : This is not just any other museum, it is a combination and collaboration of several interesting exhibits. A part of it is an aquarium, and some of it is a museum and the rest is a science center. It was an educational experience for us and the kids. We took a tour of the old ships and explored the other interactive exhibits here.

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Stax Museum of American Soul Music Full review
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Another museum for music lovers! : Stax Museum of American Soul Music is a massive museum that houses everything that is related to American music. It includes interactive exhibits, videos, vintage musical instruments. It is a very beautiful museum and has pretty much everything you need to know about music and it's history. The entry fee is about $13 for adults.
The Stax Museum of American Soul Music is a museum located in Memphis, Tennessee, at 926 East McLem… [..]

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Beale Street Full review
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All for an amazing nightlife! : This historic street is filled with music clubs and restaurants all around. Our idea of the best nightlife came live after our visit here. It was indeed an awesome experience and had a great vibe to the place. There's so much to see here, a lot of history, music, street performances, bright lights and great places to eat!
Beale Street is a street in Downtown Memphis, Tennessee, which runs from the Mississippi River to E… [..]

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A. Schwab's Full review
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Witness a full-sized soda fountain : Would you believe if I said this candy shop was open since the 1800s. It is a great place to visit and has a huge variety of candy, souvenirs & hoodoo items. This Old Fashioned General Store has a full-sized soda fountain which was one of our favourites here!
A. Schwab dry goods store is the only remaining original business on Beale Street in Memphis, Tenne… [..]

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Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art Full review
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A hidden gem in town! : The Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art is yet another museum located in Tennessee which has a private collection of unique art and artifacts in several rooms. There are intricately carved tusks, there's a Judaic section and there are interesting displays of jade and ivory products too. This is a museum worth checking out.
The Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art is located at 119 South Main Street at the intersection of … [..]

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Pink Palace Museum and Planetarium Full review
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A learning experience! : Learn history, science, and technology all under one roof. This is a great museum for all ages. The museum had some interesting and unusual exhibits to showcase. From Tyrannosaurus to Civil War history, gain all the great historical information you need. A visit to this museum is highly recommended if you are in town.
The Pink Palace Museum and Planetarium in Memphis, Tennessee, serves as the Mid-South's major scien… [..]

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Cotton Museum Full review
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For museum lovers! : If you are a museum person like us while traveling, then this historic Cotton Museum is a great place to include in your travel itinerary. For only about $10, you get to learn more about Memphis and U.S. history, interesting display, enjoy interactive displays and so much more of cotton products.
The Cotton Museum, located in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S., is an historical and cultural museum that o… [..]

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Cooper-Young Historic Di…
Travel picture of Cooper-Young Historic District Cooper-Young is an eclectic neighborhood and historic district in the Midtown s…
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Pedestrian section of Ma…
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The Memphis Pyramid
Travel picture of The Memphis Pyramid The Memphis Pyramid, initially known as the Great American Pyramid, formerly re…
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Dixon Gallery & Gardens
Travel picture of Dixon Gallery & Gardens The Dixon Gallery and Gardens is an art museum within 17 acres of gardens, esta…
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Memphis Botanic Garden
Travel picture of Memphis Botanic Garden The Memphis Botanic Garden is a 96-acre botanical garden located in Audubon Pa…
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Children's Museum of Mem…
Travel picture of Children's Museum of Memphis i The Children's Museum of Memphis is located in Midtown Memphis at 2525 Central…
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Mississippi River Park
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Orpheum Theatre
Travel picture of Orpheum Theatre The Orpheum Theatre, a 2,308-seat venue listed on the National Register of Hist…
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The Peabody Memphis, hot…
The Peabody Memphis is a luxury hotel in Downtown Memphis, Tennessee. The hotel…
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AutoZone Park stadium
Travel picture of AutoZone Park stadium AutoZone Park is a Minor League Baseball stadium located in downtown Memphis, T…
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Fire Museum of Memphis
Travel picture of Fire Museum of Memphis The Fire Museum of Memphis is located in Fire Engine House No. 1 on 118 Adams A…
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Memphis Brooks Museum of…
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is an art museum in Memphis, Tennessee. The Brooks…
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Memphis Zoo
Travel picture of Memphis Zoo The Memphis Zoo, located in Midtown, Memphis, Tennessee, United States, is home…
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