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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

We went on a tour of Sun Studio and couldn't have enjoyed it more. Our tour guide was filled to the brim with both knowledge and enthusiasm. There is so much rock n' roll history in that building, it simply give you goosebumps. I was awestruck.

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Belleville, IL
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19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

This is the coolest little studio. A lot of fun learning about all the great musicians that recorded there. Our tour guide Zach was great. He is full of interesting information and stories. It is definately worth the time. Located a little over 1/2 a mile from Beale Street.

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Memphis, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

If you're a music fan then this is a must-do; it ought to be on everyone's bucket list. The Elvis connection is obvious, but to learn the history of those before, and after, him is what it's all about. To stand in that spot, in the original studio and equipment, is memorable alone. The artifacts on display are amazing, the... More

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

What a nostalgic look back at one of the seminal periods and places in rock n roll history! The memorabilia, including Dewey Phillips dj booth, was fascinating. And to stand in the actual studio where Elvis first recorded with that very recording resounding in the background – what an experience! The tour lasts about 45 minutes. Our guide Lahna did... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Was an excellent tour! Great value - very interesting, entertaining and educational. Tour guide was fabulous - very enthusiastic and made sure we had fun. Great photo ops too!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

My husband and I are 61 years old and have never been huge Elvis fans but love music. After reading positive reviews we decided to tour Sun Studios. We loved it! We walked there from the Hampton Hotel near Beale Street so parking was no issue but the neighborhood is rather run down. Our tour was packed and the space... More

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Nutley, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

This was one of my favorite tours in Memphis. The guides are great and give you so much information. I also loved the fact that the studio is still enacted and used daily. When visiting Memphis, this is a must do tour.

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Akron,Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

This tour is great,it lasts about 40 minutes and goes quickly as you will be impressed from start to finish.To be in the same room all the stars sang and recorded their biggest hits was impressive .Tours start at bottom of the hour and ours sold out.If you can only go on a few tours while in Memphis make sure... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

This tour is short but should not be missed. We had an enthusiastic tour guide who really added to our enjoyment as she was knowledgeable and humorous, and clearly enjoyed what she was doing. It was great to see where rock & roll was born.

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Essex
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9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

do go if you are a fan of rock and roll lots of things to see and a great guilde. take lots of photos for your memmeries , and play! the piano that Elvis played!!!!

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