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Art Museum of the University of Memphis

Art Museum of the University of Memphis

3750 Norriswood
Memphis, TN 38111   Directions

(901) 678-2000


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.

Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art

Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art

119 S Main St
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(901) 523-2787


For a unique collection of art and artifacts, visit the Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art. Located near the famous Peabody Hotel, this specialized art museum features the largest and most comprehensive collection of Chinese art in the southern region of the United States. The museum is privately owned and stores a large permanent collection, it also hosts a number of events throughout the year.

Brooks Museum of Art

Brooks Museum of Art

1934 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38104   Directions

(901) 544-6200


Experience the transformative power of art at the Brooks Museum of Art. One of the oldest art museums in the state, Brooks houses an outstanding collection of art ranging from antiquity to contemporary. Located in Overton Park, Brooks comprises of twenty-nine galleries, two art classrooms, a print study room, a research library and a professional auditorium.

C.H. Nash Museum Chucalissa

C.H. Nash Museum Chucalissa

1987 Indian Village Dr
Memphis, TN 38109   Directions

(901) 678-2000


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


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.

Fire Museum Of Museum

Fire Museum Of Museum

118 Adams Ave
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(901) 636-5665


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.

Graceland

Graceland

3734 Elvis Presley Blvd
Memphis, TN 38116   Directions

(901) 332-3322


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.

Heartbreak Hotel

Heartbreak Hotel

3677 Elvis Presley Blvd
Memphis, TN 38116   Directions

(901) 332-1000


Spend a night at the Heartbreak Hotel. Located across the street from Graceland, Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel is a fashionable boutique hotel. Designed to reflect the King of Rock ‘n Roll's legendary hospitality and personal style, this hotel features bright colors, themed rooms and a heart-shaped swimming pool.

Memphis Rock N Soul Museum

Memphis Rock N Soul Museum

191 Beale St
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(901) 205-2533


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.

National Civil Rights Museum

National Civil Rights Museum

450 Mulberry St
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(901) 521-9699


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.

National Ornamental Metal Museum

National Ornamental Metal Museum

374 Metal Museum Dr
Memphis, TN 38106   Directions

(901) 774-6380


As the only institution in the US dedicated to the advancement of the art and craft of metal, the National Ornamental Metal Museum features some of the most unique metalwork pieces in the country. View traditional and contemporary exhibitions on metalwork, including topics like hollowware, jewelry and enameling.

Pink Palace Museum

Pink Palace Museum

3050 Central Ave
Memphis, TN 38111   Directions

(901) 636-2362


Learn about the cultural and natural history of the Mid-South at the Pink Palace Museum. See the dinosaur exhibit or look at the artifacts from Native Americans and Spanish explorers. Explore the outer limits at the planetarium or watch the newest documentary on the IMAX screen. The museum is jam-packed with attractions that you and the kids won't want to miss.

Sun Studio

Sun Studio

706 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(800) 441-6249


See the starting point for so many music stars at Sun Studio. This recording studio claims the status of being the original birthplace of Rock ‘n Roll, having served as the original recording studio for iconic artists-Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis among them. Take a tour of the studios for a close look at some of music's greatest memorabilia.

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