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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

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Address: 191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901-205-2533
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Activities: Leisure education
Description: Chronicling the artists and the music that shaped the legacy of "Memphis...
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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This is a must-do for anyone who loves music. I'm not into museums but this was amazing. We spent 2 1/2 hours there taking a self guided tour for only $12 per person.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Milford, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A newly opened attraction and nowhere near as good as Sun Studios or the Stax museum. Feels like a Hard Rock cafe without the food. Skip this one and spend time at Sun and Stax - you will see and learn much more.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a must-do for anyone who loves music. I'm not into museums but this was amazing. We spent 2 1/2 hours there taking a self guided tour for only $12 per person.

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A great stop for some music history. Take your time and read the information. This helped put it all in to perspective. Loved the information.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

After a brief film, as an introduction, you are left to wander the museum which tracks the roots of music through the ages. As well as the stories, there are several places which give you a music list you can listen to. It took all my self-control not to dance through the museum! Really loved this place because of that.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

When you enter the museum you firstly watch a brief movie on the history of music in the area. Afterwards you grab an audio player and headphones and are free to look around the museum at your leisure. They have a good amount of information on the history of rock and soul as you make your way through. It gave... More 

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

So much rock and soul history! You could spend many hours here! A trip through time. Our whole family enjoyed it very much. Lots of artifacts to see and so much music to hear!

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sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

As any visitor to Memphis knows about the Memphis sound, this musuem has all the music and information to get you up to speed on your history. I sang and danced throughout the museum because the music on my headphones were so good.

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St. John's, NL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I had such an incredible time here! This place really shows the birth of soul in the States, and it features so many other facets of music that came out of Memphis.

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Kent England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I wish their was a guide for the whole Museum as it would be so much more interesting than listening to a recording, other than that I really enjoyed it.

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Hamilton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We found the Rock and Soul Museum to be very interesting! Many great exhibits. A lot of interesting facts. Recommended to visit!

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Additional Information about Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

Address: Address: 191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901-205-2533
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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