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Memphis Discovery Tour including Rock and Soul Museum

  • 3-hour guided tour of downtown Memphis
  • Learn about musical Memphis as you see blues clubs on Beale Street, the Orpheum Theater, and the Gibson Guitar Factory
  • See civil rights landmarks including the former Lorraine Motel, now part of the National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis Discovery Tour including Rock and Soul Museum
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Explore downtown Memphis on this guided, comprehensive 3-hour motor coach tour. Learn about the history of this rowdy blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll river town. Visit many of the city’s top attractions, like Beale Street, one of the most iconic streets in America, the Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and much more. Also, enjoy a barbecue lunch, watch the famous duck march at the Peabody Memphis hotel and tour the Memphis Rock N' Soul Museum.
What to Expect
Get to know Memphis and its top attractions on this educational and entertaining motor coach tour. The 3-hour adventure begins at BB King’s Blues Club on Beale Street.
In addition to Beale Street, one of the most iconic streets in America, visit the Lorraine Motel to see the balcony where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. Stop to watch the famous duck march at the Peabody Memphis hotel. Visit Lansky Brothers, where Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and B.B. King (and countless other Memphis musicians) developed their style.
Make a pit stop at the award-winning Central BBQ to sample some of the best barbecue in Memphis (tasting included).
Other sites to see include the Victorian Village district, the Orpheum Theatre, the Gibson Guitar Factory, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, AutoZone Park (home of the AAA baseball Memphis Redbirds), historic Cotton Row, Court Square Center, the Shelby County Courthouse, St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral.
Elvis fans, be sure to check out the Chisca on Main, where one of rock 'n' roll's pioneering disk jockeys, ‘Daddy-O’ Dewey Philips, played Elvis for the first time, and the Lauderdale Courts, one of Elvis’ early apartments.
Also included is admission to the Memphis Rock N' Soul Museum, chronicling the story of musical pioneers who, for the love of music, overcame racial and socio-economic barriers to create the sound that shook the entire music world.
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1 - 5 of 26 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Memphis Tour

Tour was great and Larry was very knowledgeable, wonderful guide! Highly recommend this city tour. We even stopped and sampled some wonderful Barbeque!

Thank R4123IJlarryl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great guide

Highly recommend this tour...Larry was an awesome guide! Very gracious and engaging and knowledgeable. Thank you Larry!

Thank Travel13444123042
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great morning on Discovery tour

Had a great morning seeing the downtown Memphis area. We had the bus to ourselves but our guide Larry gave us the full show as if he had a bus full. We had already seen Graceland and Sun Records so this tour went well with...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2018
Taking a look at Memphis

Our guide shared her knowledge and love of Memphis with our tour. Enjoyed the tour and bbq. This tour made my choices for the remainder of my stay in Memphis easy. Thank you.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile
Great tour

Bought tickets in the rock shop at The Hard Rock Cafe for 43 dollars each. Only 6 of us on the bus which made it appear more personal. Cathy was our guide and was fantastic. So knowledgeable and witty. Included in the tour amongst other...More

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July 25, 2018|
Response from Beccanva | Reviewed this property |
No idea did not go there
July 4, 2018|
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Response from Mary C | Reviewed this property |
They did not pick us up. We used public parking and it was not a problem since we had a car. The shuttle from Graceland to Beale Street only runs after 5 pm.