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Graceland
#1 of 36 Museums in Memphis
Love coming to graceland amazing place to visit house and landscape is beautiful museums are all really great especially the elvis archives would highly recommend
I am a world traveller and have visited countless museums including the Louvre and Prado in Spain and can honestly say Elvis's museum is as riveting, entertaining and equally educational.
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National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel
#2 of 36 Museums in Memphis
During our road trip throughout the South, we stopped at several museums focused on civil rights, but this was the best (though I'd encourage everyone to visit others because they often provide unique insight to t...
Coming from Chicago where there are many wonderful museums, I must say that this was one of the best museum experiences we've ever had.
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Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art
#3 of 36 Museums in Memphis
We have been in museums all over the world and this is exquisite in terms of unique, scaled, and Incredibly detailed Asian art.
The Holocaust Museum was small but there were a couple of wonderful paintings in there as well as some individual stories of Holocaust Survivors.
Withers Collection Museum & Gallery
#4 of 36 Museums in Memphis
These are the kinds of photographs you see in international museums, like the Detroit Institute of Art.
It was really too late to hit the larger museums, but I found this place on Google and I am so glad I did!
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Stax Museum of American Soul Music
#5 of 36 Museums in Memphis
One of only a handful of museums in the world dedicated to soul music, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music is a must for those interested in the history of Memphis and the South, culture and music.
Touring the three main music museums in Memphis (Sun Studio, Stax, and Rock 'n Soul) will give you an appreciation of the impact Memphis has had on American music.
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Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum
#6 of 36 Museums in Memphis
This is one of the best museums detailing the history of slavery, Underground Railroad and the atrocities against a culturally diverse people and their ancestors.
One of the best, most comprehensive historical museums I have ever been to.
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Dixon Gallery & Gardens
#7 of 36 Museums in Memphis
As my luck has been on this month-long art-hunting trip with a NARM (North American Reciprocal Museums) pass, most of the museum was closed to do new installations.
The Dixon is a jewel of a museum - small and eminently visitable with many unusual exhibits and sometimes world class ones.
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
#8 of 36 Museums in Memphis
Touring the three main music museums in Memphis (Sun Studio, Stax, and Rock 'n Soul) will give you an appreciation of the impact Memphis has had on American music.
Excellent Museum in a town of Excellent Museums
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Blues Hall of Fame Museum
#9 of 36 Museums in Memphis
This was my favorite of all the great museums in Memphis.
Most music museums leave you long on visual but short on audio.
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Metal Museum
#10 of 36 Museums in Memphis
Museums & shops with examples & history of ornamental metalwork, a foundry / blacksmith shop, & sculptures
The metal work is fascinating and very different from objects usually seen at art museums.
The Children's Museum of Memphis
#11 of 36 Museums in Memphis
The indoor exhibits are much like other interactive exhibits at kids museums; focusing on STEM activities.
One of the best Children's Museums we have been to out of 3 states.
Woodruff-Fontaine House
#12 of 36 Museums in Memphis
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Fire Museum of Memphis
#13 of 36 Museums in Memphis
Having been in the first service for some 30 plus years I love to visit fire museums.
This museum shows the complete history of fire fighting from the time of horse drawn fire equipment to the modern day equipment and is great for all ages.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
#14 of 36 Museums in Memphis
My wife and I like to visit art museums.
Located on the south side of Overton Park in Midtown Memphis, the Brooks Museum of Art is an excellent, medium-sized museum, with a very good permanent collection and surprisingly good exhibits.
Pink Palace Museum
#15 of 36 Museums in Memphis
In short, it is really lucky that Memphis has a fun and education place like Pink Palace but it is sad that unlike St. Louis which provide free accesses to their zoos and many museums, we do have to charge admissi...
This museum was really similar to the Smithsonian Museums in Washington DC which I loved!
The Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange
#16 of 36 Museums in Memphis
The museum recounts the fascinating history of cotton in Memphis, with excellent exhibits showing how trading was conducted, how cotton is graded, and films detailing the crop's history throughout the South.
Two blocks from the Peabody Hotel on Union Street, this little gem is amazingly interesting if 1) you're a museum person, 2) you have an interest in Memphis or U.S. history.
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Mississippi River Museum at Mud Island
#17 of 36 Museums in Memphis
The Museum was one of the best museums I have ever been through.
And the museum on site was an excellent depiction of the river history, boats, people, music...all the interesting facets the that make Memphis history fascinating.
Mud Island River Park
#18 of 36 Museums in Memphis
... you can wade all through it, with a pool, fountains, and pedal boats and snack bar at the end..the museum is really nice and shows history timeline of the Mississippi and Memphis, staff was friendly, and the p...
The River Park has an indoor Museum also, which gives a rather complete history of the area, beginning with Native American habitation through European settlement, and a history of the riverboat era complete with...
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Mallory-Neely House
#19 of 36 Museums in Memphis
My family visited with a reciprocal museum pass and we were very impressed!
Railroad & Trolley Museum
#20 of 36 Museums in Memphis
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Edge Motor Museum
#21 of 36 Museums in Memphis
I think this might be one of those museums that changes things up often, so I am definitely going back next time I visit Memphis.
I wish the knowledgeable people working there would offer an official Guided tour I really, really enjoyed the visit - good luck to Edge motor museum!!
Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center
#22 of 36 Museums in Memphis
The (free) museum is dedicated to various aspects of duck hunting: shotguns, duck calls, decoys, the history of duck hunting and Ducks Unlimited in general.
This is an easy stop and fun museum if you are into waterfowling.
Memphis Music Hall of Fame
#23 of 36 Museums in Memphis
Enjoyed the museum, small, informative, alot of old Memphis blues history here, and only $6.
Great little museum with many artifacts & interactive displays.
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Halloran Centre For Performing Arts And Education
#24 of 36 Museums in Memphis
Beale Street Blues Museum
#25 of 36 Museums in Memphis
One of the Best Museums in Memphis
Blues Museum is the business if you love them there blues and guess what ?
The C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa
#26 of 36 Museums in Memphis
Smallish but very interesting museum and archaeological site on early Native American communities in Memphis.
I’m glad my students experienced the museum.
Sharpe Planetarium
#27 of 36 Museums in Memphis
Peabody Place Museum
#28 of 36 Museums in Memphis
Bingham & Broad
#29 of 36 Museums in Memphis
David Lusk Gallery
#30 of 36 Museums in Memphis