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Elvis Presley Center

306 Elvis Presley Drive, Tupelo, MS 38801
1800 533 0611
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Ranked #5 of 14 attractions in Tupelo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Description: The Center contains Elvis' birthplace home, a small museum and a memorial chapel, all open for tours.
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

If you are an Elvis fan like my wife then this is a must. The museum was less than I expected, but the old church and house were pretty cool.

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Orlando, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We very much enjoyed our visit! I think we spent about 3 hours here during our visit. We did everything in the tour!

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Phoenix, AZ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I appreciate the role Elvis played in music and our culture, but I am not a die hard fan. I visited this center because of the reasons cited above, but found I was disappointed that the center seemed to be a glorified gift shop (and not a good one at that). I did not take away as much from this... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Although I was never a diehard fan of Elvis, the EP Centre was a very moving memorial to a very talented singer. Of particular note were the accounts by childhood friends inscribed on the Story Wall and the Walk of Life, a walkway circling EP's humble birthplace, with dated stone blocks that inform visitors of his early years.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We have an annual membership here and always enjoy taking friends and family that visit the area. See it all it is well worth it. Nice easy relaxing way to spend time with friends and family.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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216 reviews 216 reviews
54 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Quiet Grounds that surround the Elvis Center include the Elvis Memorial Chapel and an old church building that is said to be the first church Elvis went to as a youth and learned to play the guitar. The old church was moved to this location and has undergone significant repairs to place in a nearly original state. This building has... More

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
25 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

What an amazing thing to have done. See his place of birth and where he spent his early years. Find out about his schooling. see the church where his family went every Sunday and Elvis learnt to play the guitar.See the Hardware store where his mum i and the store is unchanged since he went there that day. Incidently all... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Loved a journey back in time to see how such a legend started from such humble beginnings. What we take for granted now in modern communications did not apply in Elvis' early days. Still find it amazing that Elvis grew up in such a small town with little contact with bigger world outside Tupelo and little awareness of music trends... More

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

there is a range of products to buy as well as to view and facilities to use but I think we expected a little more

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

What can we say, it was a very nice surprise on our travels to vist Elvis's birthplace, a must for anybody who loves Elvis.

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