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Sun Studio

706 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103
901-521-0664
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$31*
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Memphis Mojo Music Bus Tour
94%
Ranked #1 of 76 Attractions in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Recording studio where Elvis Presley made his first record.
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Recording studio where Elvis Presley made his first record.
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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Had a tour at sun studio, and it was significantly more than I originally expected. Our guide was Pleas, and he was phenomenal. Great experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

All good . Knowledgable and enthusiastic guide with the actual studio itself very atmospheric .We combined it with trip to the Rock and soul museum and used the free bus between the two

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Where it all started for Elvis as well as many others. A good inexpensive tour in the same studio from the 50s. Loved it

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Groups of twenty are shown around by very lively and enthusiastic staff. I can't imagine anyone who cares about the birth of rock 'n roll NOT enjoying this experience and getting the chance to say 'I stood where Elvis stood.'

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Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Sun Studio tour is the best! Standing on hallowed ground where so many of the greats recorded gives you a wonderful feeling.

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This is a must-see museum if you are a fan of music of any kind! It is unbelievable moving to stand in the very studio where so many recording artists have stood and played. Awe-inspiring, really!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Fir me, the Sun Studio tour was the highlight of Memphis sightseeing. Sure it would be a point of fascination for the Elvis devotees... but so much more. It's a small place but they manage to provide a really comprehensive tour with so much information about the studio's glory days. The list of artists, other than Elvis, who recorded at... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

It was really interesting to hear the history behind the greats, like Elvis, Carl Perkins and The Prisonairs. The studio looks like it could have lots of amazing ghost there. The only draw back was our tour guide, he was amp'd up on way too much coffee and couldn't stand still!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Great presentation. Tour guides are the tops. Fun for kids as well - mine got to stand where Elvis stood! Get the milkshakes afterwards!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

In Memphis I have toured (and loved) the Civil Rights Museum, the Stax Museum and the Gibson factory. And although I love a lot of the music recorded at Sun, I had no interest in touring the studio. But I got roped in by a friend and I am certainly glad I did it. Sun is the real deal and... More 

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