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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum: Tours & Tickets

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Chronicling the artists and the music that shaped the legacy of "Memphis Sound," this museum features the Smithsonian's "Rock 'n' Roll: Social Crossroads" exhibition.
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191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3715
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If your into music in any way, you should visit this venue. Lots of history with costumes, period relics, and self narrated tour. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank domtt62
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum. It was very nicely done. Highly recommend. I wouldn't recommend buying the ticket with this admission to the Memphis Hall of Fame Museum. It was very disappointing.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 518pennyh
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a large and well presented museum with lots of visual items and plenty of music to listen to.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Brian G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A brief film on arrival whet our appetite of what was to come. The cotton trade and the black workers in the fields and the music that ensued which was brilliant particularly with the lives lived at the time. How this evolved with white country...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank redhead286
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We saw the film and did the audio tour and it was a good way to learn about the roots of music and how different styles merged and influenced each other. I doubt that I would have gotten as much from my visit if I...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the smallest of the museums we went to see. It still had a good selection of memorabilia especially from musicians from Memphis. There was quite a lot of Elvis memorabilia which my husband and I were mostly interested in.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michaeladrew46
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended this museum in September and really enjoyed it there. So much to see and read about. You could walk around at your own pace. I liked the juke boxes which you could select to play music from a your favourite artists.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michaeladrew46
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the first tourist things we did in Memphis. It was right across from our hotel and next to FedEx Forum. For a music lover you could spend all day inside. It covers it all and will put a smile on your face.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michele G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This wasn't as good as the exhibits at Graceland so it was a little disappointing after our trip to Graceland.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked this museum. It is compact but packed full of information. it did a very good job of describing all of the factors which lead to the development of the Memphis music scene.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Chiguy064
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kruse2007
21 September 2015|
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Response from John D | Property representative |
Kruse2007... It takes most guests between 1 and 1.5 hours. However, the Smithsonian-developed exhibition includes over 300 minutes of information, and almost 100 songs which lead our guests through the evolution of Memphis... More
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TCnative
2 May 2015|
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Response from John D | Property representative |
TCnative... By total access plan, I assume you are referring to Memphis' "Backstage Pass" the discount combo ticket between the city's 4 most popular music attractions. By buying a "Bacjkstage Pass," and therefore making an... More
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