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Review of Pink Palace Museum

Pink Palace Museum
Ranked #28 of 160 things to do in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Pink Palace Museum is one of the largest facilities of its kind in the Southeast. You can walk through a replica of the first self-service grocery store in the country, Clarence Saunders' Piggly Wiggly. Explore the cultural and natural history of the Mid-South through exciting exhibits, dioramas, and audio-visuals. Trace Memphis' development from the time of Spanish explorers through the Civil War and the yellow fever epidemics. Learn from the award-winning medical exhibit how health care grew to be Memphis' largest industry.
Reviewed July 30, 2013

I have been here twice, first at the holidays and its decorated amazing! The 2nd time to Imax with my 4 year old. Both experiences were excellent!

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Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Beautifully restored mansion of a days gone by grocery magnate. Really nice variety of permanent exhibits and very interesting revolving exhibits. It is a full featured museum with an Imax theater and planetarium. A great outing for the whole family.

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Pink Palace in Memphis has always been a special place to visit. I remember it well as a child. There was an animated miniature circus that had been tediously handmade displayed there. It was under a circus tent that encompassed the entire creation. It was so special. I was thrilled when I saw that it has been preserved, in its original state and is still displayed at the Pink Palace. There are also special exhibits for historians of all ages. There is something new and exciting around every turn to interest and enthrall children and adults. Allow an afternoon to see it all. It is well worth a visit.

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

A really great museum, which houses everything from prehistoric bones & fossils to stuffed animals and a recreation of an orginal Piggly Wiggly to recreated rooms with manequins from bygone eras. There is also the IMAX. If you visit Memphis in the summer, it is a fun and cool afternoon well spent, also a great place to go on a rainy day. You can spend hours here!

Thank ClaritaOsito
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

I had no idea what i was getting myself in to at The Pink Palace, and i was incredibly pleased i went! This place is one of a kind, wonderful IMAX theater, interesting and educational natural history exhibit, very Kid friendly, and an an amazing WWI special exhibit. But what i loved most, is the exhibits specifically related to the history of medicine, Memphis, and the south. There is a full Piggly Wiggly mock store inside, the list goes on. I am from NYC, and the quality of exhibits were as good as the Museum of Natural History in NYC, this place is hard to describe, it has a little bit of everything. Nice little Sandwich shop inside as well, decently priced, filled me up :) MATA Accessible. Great Neighborhood

Thank M P
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