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Art Museum of the University of Memphis

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Saturday is the best day to go!

This museum has a room with wonderful Egyptian exhibits. It is Memphis, after all. The larger rooms... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Memphis, Tennessee
Closed until 8/18/17 for renovations.

I went my the campus to drop by and see what they had to offer. Free and non-permit parking is... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2017
Dallas, Texas
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5 weeks ago
“Saturday is the best day to go!”
May 30, 2017
“Closed until 8/18/17 for renovations.”
This art museum features artifacts from the city's namesake, the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis.
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3750 Norriswood Ave, CFA Building, Memphis, TN 38111-5943
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This museum has a room with wonderful Egyptian exhibits. It is Memphis, after all. The larger rooms have rotating exhibits that will vary and have limited runs. Because of this it is a place you can return time and again and still enjoy. By attending...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

I went my the campus to drop by and see what they had to offer. Free and non-permit parking is quite difficult to find. There is a parking lot across from the school or a garage for $2 an hour. I walked all the way...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed March 27, 2017

By far, this is the reason to visit this museum. An adequate amount of artifacts and several tomb covers with one mummy to show.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank shchristy
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Such an amazing place to view ! Totally love it. I enjoy my journey there and I learned more about art.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Jenny C
Reviewed November 20, 2015

small museum, but still decent. serves it's purpose of showcasing art on a small scale.. I enjoyed the Egyptian art. Clean place

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank jlantern3
Reviewed September 17, 2015

The Museum is very small but well kept. They have a mummy and many artifacts. We are a home school family and we enjoyed this very much.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Tyler D
Reviewed December 23, 2011

wow, so beautiful and impressive, the artists are talented

1  Thank cathie c
Reviewed May 4, 2011

The Egyptian collection is pretty good. Most of the collection is from more recent Egypt history. My husband was hoping for more older pieces, but it was still impressive. It was on the small side - a single room. The other exhibits on display at...More

Date of experience: February 2011
1  Thank ishmael28
Reviewed June 13, 2010

This is a small art gallery on the University of Memphis. They do have student works there. However, there is also an Egyptian exhibit that was pretty impressive. There are artifacts, as well as a sarcophagus and a mummy. It's not large or anything, but...More

1  Thank rachel128
Reviewed April 19, 2009

My daughter and her classmates where awed over the original art pieces. I was expecting to see replicas and copies. It was mouth opening to view the girl mummy and we thought the tour guide did an excellent job!

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