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Sun Studio

706 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103
901-521-0664
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Ranked #1 of 86 attractions in Memphis
Type: Historic Sites
Fee: Yes
Traveler Description: Visit to Sun Studio, Memphis Its legendary status makes this an essential destination. This is where Elvis Presley recorded his first song, and was... more »
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 NEW

I missed this tour on my first visit to Memphis but glad we did it 2nd time round. So much history and great music in one building. Tour guides were great, some brilliant memorabilia, I would recommend. Only downside is trying to get back to the main tourist areas of Memphis as the studio is sort of out of town,... More

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Moscow, Russia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 NEW

Passionate tour guides, interesting exhibition, many historical musical equipment. A place with lots of history, but not the boring one.

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

Lots of history and memorabilia, including the mic used by Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis - The Million Dollar Quartet.

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Lewisberry, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

We had a very impassioned guide who really presnted a good story of how it all began. Everyone in our tour was pulled in to the era of when Sun Studio made its musical mark on history. one piece of advice take the free shuttle, it goes to most of the major sites and I think the tralley covers the... More

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Roseville, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

It was a unique, fun-filled tour through the studio were Elvis, Johnny Cash and many others got there start. Very inexpensive and well worth the hour tour time.

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Marengo, Illinois
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

Fun place to visit for all us Elvis and Johnny Cash lovers! Lots of history and well preserved. The tour guide was super fun and gave us a lot of fun facts about the early recordings that happened at Sun Studio.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Sun Studio is a must see and Lahna made it memorable. She knew so much about the history of this studio and she was very entertaining. We had a wonderful time at Sun Studio because of Lahna.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

If you're a music history buff and love rock 'n roll, then a trip to Sun is a must see. Nice little snack bar while waiting for your tour to start and a little shopping area where you can buy some original presses of 45s (but don't, cheaper on the internet). Once the tour starts you'll be taken upstairs to... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

A great tour that can be done in a little over an hour. Tour guide was very knowledgeable on the history. Also handy shuttle service from the Rock n Soul museum to Sun.

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Madison, Mississippi, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

This is a must see... Such history for a small place that wasnt in use for very long.... You have to go there...

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