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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3715
+1 901-205-2533
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Self-Guided Memphis Music Tour With Transportation
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“own pace” (152 reviews)
“audio tour” (134 reviews)
“cotton fields” (21 reviews)
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191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3715
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum is packed with lots of displays. I was on a bus tour and the personnel couldn't have been any nicer. We were given headphones for an audio tour, which worked very well. We went at our own pace and each of the displays...More

Thank Carole F
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a very interesting museum and the staff was the friendliest of any museum we were in. We were given an audio tour. You could go at your own speed. A lot of old things to see and a lot of old music. I...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Memphis from Australia for my 50th and decided to take this tour, staff friendly and helpful. Tour was really interesting and a great experience

Thank Tracey G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not very large but still worth an hour. You get an audio guide included in the ticket price. It deals with Memphis's rich musical history.

Thank TheLondonGuy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had little understanding of the development of music in Memphis so this visit was great in helping us to understand. The visit started with a 12 minutes scene setting video and then continued via a self guided audio tour with 40+ stations. We moved...More

Thank Helena L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very interesting and info filled tour. You get to see lots and listen to great music on the way. Worth a visit.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are a fan of the Oldies, you will LOVE this place. We has so much fun going through all the displays and listening to all the music. The history is so interesting and the displays are fun. Recommend to all.

Thank Arlene W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were going to the Gibson guitar tour and found this place across the road and glad we did. It takes around one hour and you get a headset to guide you through the exhibits. We learnt so much and got to see some amazing...More

1  Thank melbournedale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the stops on a Back Beat Tour of Memphis that I took recently. I liked the self-guided aspect of it. I could linger at an exhibit that interested me and move along on ones that didn't. I liked learning about the...More

Thank debmillr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I learned a lot here about the history of Blues and Soul, the players who impacted these movements, and the overarching impact on the people of that time and its continued impact on cultures today. There were some great exhibits that allowed you to listen...More

Thank Cia1964
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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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