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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

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Address: 191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: +1 901-205-2533
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Chronicling the artists and the music that shaped the legacy of...

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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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum Admission
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US$ 94.00*
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Guided Memphis Music Tour With Transportation
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Lots of very interesting history and exhibits The audio tour is very helpful Our teenager struggled because it wasn't his type of music, but still enjoyed the visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of very interesting history and exhibits The audio tour is very helpful Our teenager struggled because it wasn't his type of music, but still enjoyed the visit

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Wadsworth, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are a music history junkie like me, then you must see this museum. I've been to every Smithsonian museum in DC, and the Rock 'n' Soul museum is by far one of the best I've ever seen! I spent nearly 3 hours inside, but definitely needed another hour or so. Plus, there is a shuttle that will take... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is how I started my musical tour with graceland and sun studios all free with the courtesy bus provided in a loop. Plenty of items on display to while away a good few hours. Ideally placed and easy to get to. Recommended.

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Houma, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Strolling through the exhibit and listening to the great older music from my parents' generation was fun. I thought the audio tour was done well. I especially liked that you can take the tour at your own pace. I found myself backtracking to some sections for a second look. The music brought back great memories!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a great place to visit full of facts memorabilia and history that you can interact with deffinatley worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to read and costumes etc to see. Juke boxes with music selections in at least 4 locations in the building. Videos play at a number of locations.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love music at all, then this is worth checking out. It was very interesting to learn about some of the music that shape a generation, and is still influencing us today.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the easiest of the music museums to visit. Interesting and well laid out with good artefacts and ease of listening to music. Less time needed here than at say Stax. Centrally located so it's simple to visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By the time we visited here - we had almost reached music overload so hard to be objective. Definitely worth a visit - it was well presented and informative.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Give you head sets to explain as you go through the elvis suit must have been a early one not much outside no shops to buy things lots of eating paces not good for us girls could do with a cheap souvenirs shop

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