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Address: 706 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901-521-0664
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Description: Recording studio where Elvis Presley made his first record.
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A must see and do when in Memphis!

The tour is about an hour long and is really great! The tour guide was very informative, and the stories behind the musicians and founder were interesting. At the end of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Glenn C
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Jacksonville, Florida

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The tour is about an hour long and is really great! The tour guide was very informative, and the stories behind the musicians and founder were interesting. At the end of the tour, you can actually handle the microphone that Elvis recorded his first songs with. There is a café, but we didn't eat there. Parking was free and adequate.

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Racine, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This tour is legendary and well known for something you must do while in Memphis. I went with my husband and it was so much fun. There was music, history and alot of really cool memorabilia. Our tour guide seemed to be super excited with her job and LOVED all the music she shared with us. I also loved her... More 

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Sun Studio is really a must see if you're in Memphis. So much memorabilia, wonderful tour guides and it's still a functioning studio.

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Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Great guide. Loved the atmosphere in the lounge before the tour. Go early and enjoy a coffee or coke. Reasonably priced gifts on sale. Would recommend

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Glad we didn't miss the visit!! As avid fans of rock and roll, this is the ultimate place to visit. So much history packed in a small place!!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

If you grew up in the 50's with Elvis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbinson and Jerry Lee Lewis, this is the must see place you should visit in Memphis to see where they recorded their first hits. Be sure and take the tour. The guides are very knowledgeable and many times will give you a little "inside" information. Use you imagination... More 

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Memphis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I went with friends from out of town who wanted to go. It's not really my kind of thing, and I found it small and boring.

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

If you are a fan of the Memphis music history this is a place to visit. Much smaller than you would imagine and still has the original features in the recording studio. You get to stand where Elvis, Johnny Cash, Rot Orbison and many other greats made their music. The guided tour is excellent and the guide was fun and... More 

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Hindsville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Didn't get to take the tour because it closes to early / Did however see the building and surrounding area / Bukesy looking ~

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Rochester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

What an awesome place. Stand where Elvis, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis recorded their first hits. Tour was engaging and informative. Our tour guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable.

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Address: Address: 706 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901-521-0664
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis

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