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Stax Museum of American Soul Music

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926 E McLemore Ave, Memphis, TN 38106-3338
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went out to Stax and loved the display and memorabilia on show. After a 15 minute movie that gave an overview of the history of the studio, the opportunity to see the various artists, their contribution to music and the amazing output of Stax...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bradm517
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The place is where the previous Stax Studios was. It has lots of information but I wish the place has more interactive exhibitions. The gift shop is kind of dull. The whole history it contains is interesting.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank melisaitzel
Reviewed 4 days ago

I really enjoyed walking around the museum and learning about the history of Stax Records. The pictures, wardrobes and recording equipment/instruments were my favorite parts! I would recommend this place to adults more than children, but it's really neat! I even liked the gift shop!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank outlander28
Reviewed 5 days ago

Almost everyone knows that Memphis is Home of the Blues and Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll but Memphis is also a place of soul. Isaac Hayes was the icon of it. This museum has a great music collection and also car collection. It's recommended for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of my fav stops in Memphis. Music lovers will be in awe at the pics and memories. The music is playing with descriptions and pictures. Dang! brings back so many memories

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Missy H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We really enjoyed a few hours wandering around the Stax Museum. There is so much information packed into this place. The music is great and visuals stunning. I loved the awesome car near the end. Fun place to learn and enjoy the vibe of Memphis.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great museum to the sound of Memphis. Excellent exhibits explaining the great music that has been produced in Memphis.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Randall E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Much larger than you might think. Interesting exhibits but a little dated as far as presentation. It takes at least an hour. Great parking lot.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank christyc364
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place. Great for all ages and so much more than I had expected. It is like stepping back in history with great exhibits that really engage you.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank K I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of great music history at this museums. One of very few museums specifically for soul music- if you enjoy this type of music, as we do, this was a highlight and we definitely enjoyed.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Kevin R | Reviewed this property |
I walked in and was 2nd in line to buy a ticket.
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