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Memphis Discovery Tour with Rock 'n' Soul Museum Admission

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    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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    Departure Point
    Alfred's On Beale, 197 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
    Duration
    3h
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • BBQ tasting
    • Entry/Admission - Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Departure point is BB King's Blues Club.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews lorraine motel great guide duck march highly recommend this tour peabody hotel the bus martin luther king light lunch pulled pork sandwich peabody ducks great sense of humor meeting point backbeat tours duck parade three hours well worth the price last stop
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We enjoyed our tour with "Memphis Discovery Tour with Rock 'n' Soul Museum Admission". Larry our driver was very friendly and knowledgeable about the city. The tour lasted 3 hours in total and included a light lunch and a soft drink at City Barbecue which...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Randy G
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    This was a great way to learn interesting history about Memphis. Larry did a great job and was very infotmative!

    Thank kathyc716
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We took this tour because we had a day before we had to get on our river cruise boat. It was a way to see part of Memphis. Larry was our bus driver and he was very informative. The BBQ lunch was good. At the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank paulad657
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Following the cancellation of an Uber, we arrived late, but as we had pre-booked the bus waited for us. The bus was straight out of 1960s Memphis, but our guide Kathy was very knowledgeable and informative which led to a very enjoyable trip around Memphis....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Tony M
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    City tour with Larry was great. He gave us lots of information. Rock n Soul Museum was fantastic. Spent about 3 hours. It was great to see the clothes and hear the music!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Nonna632015
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    Traveler726751
    August 12, 2019|
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    Response from shawnohearn | Reviewed this property |
    The factory is closed...the inside is totally gutted....soon to become a FedEx facility. I believe any Gibson operations were moved to Nashville.
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    July 16, 2019|
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    Sorry, I don’t know.
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    May 26, 2019|
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    Response from dharden1405 | Reviewed this property |
    Getting on and off the bus was about it. The museum has several places to sit. You will stand for about 20 minutes during the duck show at Peabody Hotel.
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