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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
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Great guides. Very authentic. Great story. You get to stand where Elvis started it all... how cool is that.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Second time to Sun Studio within 2 months due to being in Memphis for a second time. Fantastic history of the building is explained throughout and we were encouraged to interact through the tour! Our guide Lahna was great fun and really made an effort from start to finish. A must do if you are in Memphis!

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Raleigh, NC
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We had a wonderful tour guide who guided us through the Sun Studio. The studio is very small but our guide was very informative and humorous and told lots of wonderful stories. She made us laugh alot. The musical history in Memphis is phenomenal. Do not miss the Sun Studio tour.

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We walked from our hotel near the baseball stadium to Sun Studio and it was well worth the effort.Unfortunately the shuttle bus that runs from near Beale St to Sun Studio and then Graceland was out of action,hence our 30 minute walk. The history of the place oozes from everywhere and the tour guide really brought the past to life... More

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Clarksville
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Plan to WAIT! They are so busy that you will have to wait for a tour. If your tour is at 1:30pm be sure to be up in line by 1pm. The place is small so if you are not comfortable with close quarters you may want to rethink going. If you are wheelchair bound you will not be able... More

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Freeland, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The tour was short but packed with info. The guide was great and knew his stuff.Only 2 actual rooms to visit but filled with history. You could actually handle the mic that Elvis used.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Honestly we were kind of disappointed by Memphis but the visit at the studio saved the day. Lahna was a great guide.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I have lived in Memphis 35 years and had never visited Sun Studio until recently when out-of-town family members came for a visit. Oh My gosh - the tour was so much fun and so informative, plus the cost is very reasonable. There is a soda bar so one can have a cool drink while waiting for the tour. Also,... More

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Though small in area, Sun Studios packs in lots of musical history. Technically, there are only three rooms to look at - the studio, the memorabilia room upstairs and the diner, which used to be next door, but is now part of the museum. But the host / tour guide makes it all live, with small snippets of 1950's recordings... More

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Arlington, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

I have driven past Sun Studios for years and wondered about it. We went as a family group and were so surprised and pleased with our tour! Lots of people from all over the world make it a point to go here - and here we are just driving past taking it for granted. Very cool to use the restrooms... More

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