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Address: 706 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901-521-0664
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Recording studio where Elvis Presley made his first record.

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Great place to get your musical history! Take your time and read all the info, it's worth it. So much to learn about our countries musical past!

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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San Diego, California
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to get your musical history! Take your time and read all the info, it's worth it. So much to learn about our countries musical past!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Worth having a look at this little place. Very interesting history. The tour guide is so enthusiastic and a delight.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited Sun Studio after Graceland, I found it sort of finished the whole Elvis/Music/Memphis experience off. We had a guide called Zac, his enthusiasm was excellent, he brought the studio alive, you get to see some real original pieces from the studio and learn all about its history, and about the famous people who walked through the doors. We went... More 

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Greenlaw, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very friendly staff, our guide Clara really knows her stuff' and conveys an enthusiasm that becomes infectious Half of the tour is your standard museum exhibition, then the second half is the actual studio where some of the great artists actually performed in their early years Go,visit and soak up the atmosphere

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our favorite thing in Memphis! Lisa is seriously awesome...have her make you a milkshake or malt...it will change your life!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ok - I have to admit I was a little Elvis'd out by the time we hit Sun Studio, was a little apprehensive. Probably the best music museum we saw in Memphis, truly happy we did not pass on it. While obviously not the biggest in town, IT IS THE PLACE. Take the time to STOP and enjoy the memorabilia.... More 

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Seguin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I really wasn't too keen about going, but my wife brought me along. The tour was very good and informative. Our tour guide, Nina, was energetic and fun! Do be prepared for crowds though. When we went there was a large group crammed in a small space.

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Moruya, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a place you have to go to in Memphis, the historical tour is great & very informative Im an Elvis nut so to see the place were he jammed & spot he stood at the recording was unreal.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

At only $12 entry for the experience of History in the making, this has to be one of the best value tours we have ever been on. Ti be fair though our guide, a lovely lady called Lahna, certainly added to the experience and she made it a little more special (Thanks Lahna!!) The excellent exhibits were only surpassed by... More 

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Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This a great to see! The guide was wonderful, obviously enjoyed her job & was actually interested in it rather than just telling a story. It's a small tour but the best part was the 'working' recording studio downstairs where all the old & modern greats have recorded. Best part getting to use THE microphone used by Elvis etc. Worth... More 

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