706 Union Avenue Memphis, TN 38103 +1 901 521 0664
Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, B.B. King-they all recorded here at Sun Studio. Founded by Sam Phillips in 1950, this studio became the heart of the Memphis sound. It is still a functioning studio, and modern musicians still record here to try to acquire a little of the magic. Take a tour and see exhibits relating to the artists who recorded here, including Carl Perkins, Howlin' Wolf, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and, of course, Elvis. Many visitors to Memphis cite this tour as the highlight of their stay.
140 Beale Street Memphis, TN 38103 +1 901 272 2328
Explore the city of Memphis city on a backbeat bus that takes you to all the places of historic importance. Riding in a vintage style, this bus tour offers live music inside the bus that vary from Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash to gospel of the churches. So, when you visit this attractive city, don't forget to hop in the bus and take ride around.
159 Beale Street Between Second and Third Street Memphis, TN 38103 +1 901 525 9800
Beale Street is known for being safe. One of the reasons is this active police station/museum. The archives are fascinating. Newspaper clippings and photos relating to such famous criminals as Machine Gun Kelly and events such as the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr are on display. Even the arrest records of "ordinary" criminals in the late 1800s and early 1900s tell a great deal about pre-integration Memphis. There is an extensive exhibit of weapons and other items confiscated from criminals. You can also see a real jail cell and have your picture taken inside it. There is no admission charge.
Whitehaven School is a public secondary school that opened in 1911 and was the only school till 1962. The school strives to provide students with skills that make them productive members of society. Several students have been invited to be part of well known universities for different programs. Being one of the best education institutes in the nation, the teachers here always maintain a professional outlook. They ensure students excel in academics as well as in extra curriculars.
5100 Poplar Avenue Suite 2700, Clark Tower Building Memphis, TN 38137 +1 714 437 5551
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This is it-the second most visited house in the United States-preserved exactly as when Elvis Presley lived here, complete with the Jungle Room and shag carpeting. Elvis' grave is also here and can be viewed free. Additionally, you can tour the auto museum, see the Lisa Marie and Jetstar airplanes, and view the Sincerely Elvis exhibit, all of which are across the street from the mansion, along with the ticket office. On August 16, the anniversary of Elvis' death, a candlelight vigil draws fans worldwide.
1987 Indian Village Drive Memphis, TN 38109 +1 901 785 3160
The C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa is a prehistoric American Indian archaeological site dating back to the 15th Century. The site was occupied, abandoned and reoccupied several times throughout its history, spanning from 1000 to 1550 A.D. The museum, named after its founding director, curates an extensive collection of artifacts recovered during a 40-year period of systematic excavations. The site features a Mississippian mound complex, nature trail and arboretum, hands-on archaeology lab, and exhibits that explore the history and life-ways of Native Americans of the historic and prehistoric southeastern United States.
Golf & Games Family Park offers fun for kids of all ages. There is miniature golf, of course, but you can also try your luck at the batting cages, in the go-karts or at a game of Lasertron. For the kids, there is the fun track for young drivers, plus bumper boats and a host of age-appropriate rides. In business in Memphis for 35 years, this park specializes in group outings such as company picnics. The private area includes pavilions, volleyball and softball fields, a driving range, a nature trail and a swimming pool. This park is open everyday from 8 a.m. onwards.
3417 Plaza Drive Memphis, TN 38111 +1 901 324 4800
This is a great place to let go and have fun. For a reasonable price, you can vent your hostilities in a friendly 20-25 minute game of laser tag. Games are played in a big, specially designed maze with multiple levels, ramps and catwalks. The game is enhanced with lighting effects, fog, music and sound effects. You can play individually or on teams. About 27-38 players are usually in the maze at a time. The staff will work with you to customize games for special events, such as office parties or birthdays. Closed Monday, open other times for groups by appointment.
3750 Norriswood Road Communication and Fine Arts Building Memphis, TN 38111 +1 901 678 2224
In honor of the ancient Egyptian counterpart to the modern American city of Memphis, the local university maintains a museum featuring a good representation of the usual items from the City by the Nile, including a mummy, papyruses, and various implements and household goods. Another permanent exhibit is the Spirit of Africa, which has artifacts and sculptures from West Africa. In addition-and somewhat unexpectedly-the museum houses an interesting collection of miniatures of American furniture and a good smattering of American and European prints.
The Main Street Trolley consists of restored vintage trolley cars
that offer views of downtown Memphis and the riverfront. One route runs up and down Main Street from the Pyramid to Central Station offering comfortable transportation to sights such ...
Situated at the north end of the trolley line, this
hotel is an easy ride to Beale Street, the Civil Rights Museum and other downtown attractions. It is close to the Pinch District, with its funky, friendly bars and ...
Memphis' main museum is housed in a marble building completed
in 1916. The architecturally beautiful rooms house an outstanding collection of medieval art and a small but worthwhile collection of Impressionist works. One room is dedicated to a "touch" ...