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“Was dissapointed” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Graceland

Graceland
3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis, TN 38116 (McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD)
+1 901-332-3322
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Ranked #9 of 86 Attractions in Memphis
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Owner description: Voted #1 Iconic Attraction in America by USA Today readers, Graceland is the ultimate rock 'n' roll experience in Memphis. Go on a one-of-a-kind journey through Elvis' humble beginnings and rise to superstardom with up close and personal looks at the influence that forever changed our music and our lives. Experience Elvis' life at Graceland through videos, photos, personal mementos and artifacts, movie memorabilia, stage costumes and more.
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“Was dissapointed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Had looked forward to visiting Graceland as I grew up in the Elvis era. But the tour itself was ok but I th ink quite of the people on our tour were dissapointed that you are not allowed upstairs in the mansion. Graceland could certainly stand a little sprucing up too. It just seems everywhere you turn you are being dunned to buy souverniers, have never seen so many shops.

Visited October 2012
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ElvisPresleyEntp, Graceland at Graceland, responded to this review, October 12, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We absolutely value your concern/thoughts/suggestions and we would greatly appreciate any additional feedback you could provide to help us remedy your experience. For more information or to contact us direct, please email graceland@elvis.com.
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“It cost less to go oto his concerts”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

I have been an Elvis fan since 1956. To visit Graceland has been on my "bucket list" for some time. It was worth the effort on my recent cross country road trip, but I can't say the same for the price. Parking across the street from Graceland is $10 - there is no other free place to park. Then the admission charges. One charge for just the house, and other charge for the house and the planes, yet another for the full tour including the house, the planes and the cars. If you go all in for the "VIP" tour it is $72 per person! There are no tour guides. For your money you get a set of headphones to listen to pre-recorded messages at each stop. There are however "guards" everywhere. The mansion tour only included the downstairs, and the little office building that Vernon Presley - Elvis's father - used fro his office. You also get to see the racquetball court which now house many of Elvis's costumes and awards.
I am glad I visited Graceland, but I am sorry my visit cost more than I paid to see Elvis in person when he was alive.

Visited September 2012
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ElvisPresleyEntp, Graceland at Graceland, responded to this review, October 12, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We absolutely value your concern/thoughts/suggestions and we would greatly appreciate any additional feedback you could provide to help us remedy your experience. For more information or to contact us direct, please email graceland@elvis.com.
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“House Excellent”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

We found the house and gardens tour to be excellent. You could feel the vibe of Elvis around the place. A must if you go to Memphis. Did the VIP tour found the house excellent and the rest a bit boring....but that's a personal view. We could see why people would like the other bits,though.

Visited September 2012
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ElvisPresleyEntp, Graceland at Graceland, responded to this review, October 12, 2012
Thank you, Thank you very much! We hope to welcome you back here at Graceland soon!
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“Graceland”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

If you are an ELVIS fan or not this is an AMAZING place to visit to be allowed to walk through what was once his house is AWESOME and we loved every single minute in the house. To see all the furnishings, pictures is just Fantastic. Then to walk into the Hall of Gold and look at how much ELVIS achieved and his awards words do not do it justice. To see artifacts from the films he starred in. Then to walk into the Racquet court and look at the awards and disk's presented to the Estate words again fail me. To see the horses out the back looking happy and healthy and the good work they still do...... Then the final to be standing by Elvis' graveside and paying your respects to this wonderful man, emotional is all I can say........

Visited March 2012
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Thank you, Thank you very much! We hope to welcome you back here at Graceland soon!
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“THE BIGGEST HIGHLIGHT OF OUR TOUR”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Being great Elvis music fans this was the highlight of our tour and not disappointing. The Mansion was lovely and has just been left as it was. It was like walking in Elvis's footsteps. The meditation garden is where Elvis is buried with his family and is beautiful and brings a tear to your eye. The museum is also a must with all his cars including the pink cadillac. Also to visit is the Lisa Marie jet which you can go inside. Fabulous day here

Visited September 2012
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