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Memphis Discovery Tour including Rock and Soul Museum

Highlights
  • 3-hour guided tour of downtown Memphis
  • Learn about musical Memphis as you see blues clubs on Beale Street, the Orpheum Theater, and the Gibson Guitar Factory
  • See civil rights landmarks including the former Lorraine Motel, now part of the National Civil Rights Museum
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Memphis Discovery Tour including Rock and Soul Museum
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Overview
Explore downtown Memphis on this guided, comprehensive 3-hour motor coach tour. Learn about the history of this rowdy blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll river town. Visit many of the city’s top attractions, like Beale Street, one of the most iconic streets in America, the Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and much more. Also, enjoy a barbecue lunch, watch the famous duck march at the Peabody Memphis hotel and tour the Memphis Rock N' Soul Museum.
What to Expect
Get to know Memphis and its top attractions on this educational and entertaining motor coach tour. The 3-hour adventure begins at BB King’s Blues Club on Beale Street.
In addition to Beale Street, one of the most iconic streets in America, visit the Lorraine Motel to see the balcony where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. Stop to watch the famous duck march at the Peabody Memphis hotel. Visit Lansky Brothers, where Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and B.B. King (and countless other Memphis musicians) developed their style.
Make a pit stop at the award-winning Central BBQ to sample some of the best barbecue in Memphis (tasting included).
Other sites to see include the Victorian Village district, the Orpheum Theatre, the Gibson Guitar Factory, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, AutoZone Park (home of the AAA baseball Memphis Redbirds), historic Cotton Row, Court Square Center, the Shelby County Courthouse, St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral.
Elvis fans, be sure to check out the Chisca on Main, where one of rock 'n' roll's pioneering disk jockeys, ‘Daddy-O’ Dewey Philips, played Elvis for the first time, and the Lauderdale Courts, one of Elvis’ early apartments.
Also included is admission to the Memphis Rock N' Soul Museum, chronicling the story of musical pioneers who, for the love of music, overcame racial and socio-economic barriers to create the sound that shook the entire music world.
Reviews (147)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great way too get a feel for Memphis

Larry our tour guide did an amazing job by being both informative and entertaining. Great tour that took us too many important sites

Thank 236nitinc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great tour of of Memphis

Larry was a great guide. Perfect for getting to know this town. Well worth your time, this is a hidden jewel of a city and you won't regret the time getting to know about the cultural, philanthropic, entertainment and business contributions it has made to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Blake B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Well Worth Your Time

We did this tour to fill an otherwise empty rainy morning. Boy, were we glad we did! This was a great tour and well worth the time and money to go. We learned a lot about Memphis and got to see things that otherwise we...More

Thank 277kend
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile
Memphis Tour

Tour was great and Larry was very knowledgeable, wonderful guide! Highly recommend this city tour. We even stopped and sampled some wonderful Barbeque!

Thank R4123IJlarryl
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile
Great guide

Highly recommend this tour...Larry was an awesome guide! Very gracious and engaging and knowledgeable. Thank you Larry!

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Response from Beccanva | Reviewed this property |
No idea did not go there
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Response from Mary C | Reviewed this property |
They did not pick us up. We used public parking and it was not a problem since we had a car. The shuttle from Graceland to Beale Street only runs after 5 pm.
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