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The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!
Art Museum of the University of Memphis
Art Museum of the University of Memphis

3750 Norriswood
Memphis, TN 38111   Directions

(901) 678-2000

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Take in the beauty of the art and artifacts housed at the Art Museum at the University of Memphis. AMUM offers exhibition space for the University's Department of the Arts as well as other traveling exhibits. The museum also houses a number of permanent collections, such as drawings, paintings, sculptures and various global antiquities.

C.H. Nash Museum Chucalissa
C.H. Nash Museum Chucalissa

1987 Indian Village Dr
Memphis, TN 38109   Directions

(901) 678-2000

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Delve into the Native American way of life at the Chucalissa Museum and Archaeological Site. At this attraction, you'll learn about the culture and traditions of the indigenous inhabitants of the Mid-South through a variety of exhibits and artifacts. Displays about contemporary Southeastern Native America and the African American cultural heritage of the Chucalissa site's landscape are also found throughout the museum.

Children's Museum
Children's Museum

2525 Central Ave
Memphis, TN 38104   Directions

(901) 458-2678

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Little ones will adore the Children's Museum. Entertain young children for hours with 24 permanent exhibits and attractions that range from art to transportation. Children can climb "skyscrapers," generate tornados, observe the (literal) birds and bees in natural habitats and much, much more. Special events and programs are held regularly.

Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Dixon Gallery and Gardens

4339 Park Ave
Memphis, TN 38117   Directions

(901) 761-5250

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Art lovers and nature lovers unite at Dixon Gallery and Gardens. This fine art museum and public garden attraction is known for its diverse and innovative combination of the arts and horticulture. The museum houses over 2,000 objects in its permanent collection and presents eight to ten traveling exhibitions annually. The 17-acre gardens feature formal spaces, woodland tracts and cutting gardens for the public to enjoy.

Fire Museum Of Museum
Fire Museum Of Museum

118 Adams Ave
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(901) 636-5665

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Educate all members of your family about fire safety and how to survive a fire at the Fire Museum of Memphis. Besides learning these techniques, you can also explore the turn-of-the-century firehouse and learn about the history of the Memphis fire department. Climb on a fire truck, slide down the fire pole and try on firefighter gear.

Golf and Games Family Entertainment Center
Golf and Games Family Entertainment Center

5484 Summer Ave
Memphis, TN 38134   Directions

(901) 386-2992

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Head to Golf and Games Family Entertainment Center for 40 acres of attractions and fun! Little ones will love Funland's rides, and older children and adults will have a blast playing laser tag. Golf and Games has it all: putt-putt, go-karts, bumper boats, batting cages, ropes course and an arcade. There is even a virtual rollercoaster.

Graceland
Graceland

3734 Elvis Presley Blvd
Memphis, TN 38116   Directions

(901) 332-3322

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Long live the King! Visit Graceland, the mansion and estate of Rock ‘n Roll legend Elvis Presley. This white columned mansion currently serves as a museum, and offers visitors the chance to get a glimpse of how the King of Rock ‘n Roll lived after his rise to fame. Take a narrated tour as you sneak a peak at the Jungle Room, the Music Room and the car museum/garage. If you're an Elvis fan, this attraction is an essential destination on your trip throught the King's hometown.

Memphis Botanic Garden
Memphis Botanic Garden

750 Cherry Rd
Memphis, TN 38117   Directions

(901) 636-4100

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Children and parents alike will delight in My Big Backyard Children's Garden located in the Memphis Botanic Garden. The huge playground incorporates its structure into nature, stringing up rope bridges between trees and sculpting plants into shapes children can play on. Cool off during the summer months with the new water features, such as the artificial thunderstorm. This attraction has all of the necessary components for some fun in the sun.

Memphis Rock N Soul Museum
Memphis Rock N Soul Museum

191 Beale St
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(901) 205-2533

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What better place to learn about the Birthplace of Rock ‘N Roll and Home of the Blues than the Memphis Rock N Soul Museum? This museum is dedicated to telling the story of the musical pioneers who broke racial and socio-economic boundaries to revolutionize the entire music industry.

Memphis Zoo
Memphis Zoo

2000 Prentiss Place
Memphis, TN 38112   Directions

(901) 333-6500

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Bring your wild things to see the animals at the Memphis Zoo. The zoo is home to a number of big cats, primates and other African plains mammals, as well as a variety of reptiles, farm animals and exotic creatures from all over the globe. Take the family to an animal attraction or show, such as the Sea Lions or Animals of the Night, or feed the birds at the Birds & Bees house.

Mud Island River Park
Mud Island River Park

125 N Front St
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(901) 576-6595

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Walk along the scenic Riverwalk or take a ride on the Monorail at Mud Island River Park, home to plenty of attractions and Memphis's own Adventure Center-the best place to get out and active within the city. Rent a bike to explore the trails and surrounding area, or take a canoe or kayak out on the river. Learn about the history of the Lower Mississippi Valley at Mud Island's Mississippi River Museum.

National Civil Rights Museum
National Civil Rights Museum

450 Mulberry St
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(901) 521-9699

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Built around the former Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, the National Civil Rights Museum memorializes the Civil Rights Movement and its iconic leaders. This premier heritage and cultural attraction chronicles the Civil Rights Movement from 1619 to 2000. Learn about the influence this movement has had on other human rights movements through the museum's collections, exhibitions, research and educational programs.

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