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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum Admission
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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum Admission
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Chronicling the artists and the music that shaped the legacy of "Memphis Sound," this museum features the Smithsonian's "Rock 'n' Roll: Social Crossroads" exhibition.
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191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3715
+1 901-205-2533
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of historic items to see and music to hear. The headphone guide was very helpful and I don't recommend going without them.

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is another important part of History the birth of Blues and Jazz. They give credit to all the Black musicians. Too bad the rest of TV Land doesn't. Don't miss this museum when in Memphis.

Thank MinisterGee
Reviewed 3 days ago

Located on Beal Street this charts the rise of Rock and Soul from its humble roots and the obstacles, both social and racial that had to be overcome to pave the way for some of the best music ever to hit the airways! A self...More

Thank Les C
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the last stop on our city tour of Memphis id September of 2017. It was an interesting look into the histry of music in and out of Memphis.

Thank David F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately the museum is located on a street that is blocked off from traffic. By the time you find a parking space you lose where it is located. We walked in circles until finally giving up. Would have loved to see it.

Thank Donna C
John D, Manager at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry, Donna. The Memphis Rock 'n' Soul is located on B.B. King Blvd., near the corner of Beale Street at FedExForum, Memphis' premier sports and entertainment complex.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a pre booked trip and well worth the visit. You get a head piece and put three digits that are displayed next to each glass case, there are really good facts and pictures, quite a few whirlitzers and you can play any of the...More

Thank deakindj1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Starts with a film that just scatches the surface of what's inside. Many displays and lots of interactions. Well worth the time and money!!

Thank sburant2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We don't give excellent often. Developed by the Smithsonian Institute! The organization is a time line of the musical pioneers who changed music forever. Rock and soul, the coming together of the "colors of music" are well presented. A 12 minute film starts you on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, I wish I had come here first because when I walked out I felt I knew the history and soul of Memphis so much more. Could have spent half a day here. Lots to see and experience, great audio headphones to walk around at...More

Thank Elsie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cool place. There is a video in the beginning you will want to see. A lot of costumes on display. Audio-tour device so you can learn more or just listen to music. I spent about 1 hour there. Very easy to find. Just a block...More

Thank John B
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September 20, 2015|
Response from John D | Property representative |
Kruse2007... It takes most guests between 1 and 1.5 hours. However, the Smithsonian-developed exhibition includes over 300 minutes of information, and almost 100 songs which lead our guests through the evolution of Memphis... More
May 2, 2015|
Response from John D | Property representative |
TCnative... By total access plan, I assume you are referring to Memphis' "Backstage Pass" the discount combo ticket between the city's 4 most popular music attractions. By buying a "Bacjkstage Pass," and therefore making an... More