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  • Agricultural International 901-757-7777
    7777 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis, TN 38120
    This one thousand rural acres of research farm is the only facility in America of its size and scope where the agriculture industry can come to see the most effective... more info  map

  • Carriage Rides of River City 901-524-1148
    721 Florida Street, Memphis, TN 38103
    Go back in time and with style discover the hidden beauties of downtown Memphis with a carriage ride. Whether it be romance or curiosity they can tailor a ride to your... more info  map

  • Center for Southern Folklore 901-525-3655
    123 South Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103
    At Peabody Place Trolley Stop
    Performances of blues, jazz, gospel, rockabilly, and soul are showcased daily at this folklife center which also features changing exhibitions of photography, folk arts,... more info  map

  • Children's Museum of Memphis, The 901-458-2678
    2525 Central Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104
    Great fun for the whole family can be had at this hands-on discover museum where children can sit in a flight simulator and a real airplane cockpit, explore a... more info  map

  • Golf & Games Family Park 901-386-2992
    5484 Summer Avenue, Memphis, TN 38134
    Entertainment for the whole family can be had at this 40 acre amusement park which includes a miniature golf course, bumper boats, go-karts, video games, batting cages,... more info  map

  • Laser Quest 901-324-4800
    3417 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111
    Located in the Poplar Plaza Shopping Center
    Laser Quest is live action laser tag at its best. Enter the multi-level arena where fog, music and special effects combine to provide an incredible combination of tag... more info  map

  • Rec Room 90-209-1137 (Texts)
    3000 Broad Avenue, Memphis, TN 38112
    The 6,000 square foot Rec Room features vintage arcade games, such table games as ping pong and foosball, board games, cornhole, flip cup, 20-foot screens for video... more info

  • Sun Studio 901-521-0664
    706 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103
    Downtown Memphis
    The most famous recording studio in the world and the "Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll," visitors at this studio can hear outtakes from sessions, touch Elvis' first... more info  map

  • Viking Culinary Arts Center 901-578-5822
    153 South Main Street, Suite 101, Memphis, TN 38103
    Pembroke Square at Peabody Place
    A combination world-class teaching kitchen, state-of-the-art theater demonstration kitchen, and retail shop, this unique center teaches valuable techniques and tools,... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Danny Thomas/ALSAC Pavilion 901-495-3306
    332 North Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105
    Located on the Campus of St. Jude
    The architectual layout of this building symbolizes the world-wide scope of the American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities, which is the fund raising arm of the St.... more info  map

  • Davies Manor Plantation 901-386-0715
    9336 Davies Plantation Road, Memphis, TN 38133
    The oldest furnished log and chink home in Shelby County, this plantation house is a two-story pioneer home built in the early 19th century and it was owned by the... more info  map

  • Graceland, Home of Elvis Presley 901-332-3322
    3734 Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, TN 38116
    Once the home of "The King of Rock and Roll," this 14 acre estate is now open to the public for daily tours. Your journey through the mansion includes a digital audio... more info  map

  • Magevney House 901-523-1484
    198 Adams Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103
    Located in Downtown Memphis
    "One of the city's oldest remaining residences," this is a "typical of pre-Civil War, middle-class home" that is furnished as it might have been in 1850. The Magevney... more info  map

  • Mallory-Neely House 901-523-1484
    652 Adams Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105
    Located in Downtown Memphis
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Mallory-Neely House in the Victorian Village Historic District "retains all of the original historic interiors,... more info  map

  • W.C Handy House Museum 901-527-3427
    352 Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103
    Home of the "Father of the Blues" where he wrote some of his most famous songs, this small, wood-frame house recaptures the flavor of "Old Beale Street" and displays an... more info  map

  • Woodruff-Fontaine House 901-526-1469
    680 Adams Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105
    All of the three floors of this fully restored, 16-room Victorian French palace are furnished with period furniture and accessories and mannequins throughout the house... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Elmwood Cemetery 901-774-3212
    824 South Dudley Street, Memphis, TN 38104
    The oldest active cemetery in Memphis, this historic and beautiful antebellum cemetery is the final resting place for over 70,000 people from all walks of life. ... more info  map

  • Mason Temple 901-947-9300
    938 Mason Street, Memphis, TN 38104
    Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his prophetic "Mountaintop" speech in this church on the eve of his assassination. The entombment of founder Charles H. Mason is... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Art Museum at the University of Memphis 901-678-2224
    3750 Norriswood, Memphis, TN 38152
    Located in Communications & Fine Arts Building
    This museum features changing exhibitions of contemporary art and permanent displays of Egyptian antiquities and West African artifacts. more info  map

  • Art Museum at the University of Memphis 901-678-2224
    Communications and Fine Arts Building, #142, Memphis, TN 38152
    Enjoy changing exhibitions of contemporary art and permanent displays of Egyptian antiquities at the Art Museum at the University of Memphis. more info

  • Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art 901-523-2787
    119 South Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103
    Belz Museum is home to a collection that spans the art of many cultures and time periods including: Chinese art primarily from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Jewish art... more info  map

  • Biblical Resource Center and Museum 901-854-9578
    140 East Mulberry Street, Memphis, TN 38017
    Located in Historic Collierville
    Research of biblical information is available at this museum which contains a large library and Bible lab, many ancient artifacts, hands-on exhibits, artifacts and... more info  map

  • Chucalissa Museum 901-785-3160
    1987 Indian Village Drive, Memphis, TN 38109
    A unique glimpse of the mid-South history can be found at this National Historic Landmark museum complex which is situated on a 15th century Native American Temple Mound... more info  map

  • Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange, The 901-531-7826
    65 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103
    Memphis was and is the world's center for "spot cotton" or cash crop trading. The cotton economy completely defined 150 years of the city's history.  more info  map

  • David Lusk Gallery 901-767-3800
    4540 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38117
    Regional and southern artists are represented at David Lusk Gallery, which is comprised to two display areas, a large viewing room and a monthly exhibit space. more info  map

  • Dixon Gallery & Gardens 901-761-5250
    4339 Park Avenue, Memphis, TN 38117
    Situated amid 17 acres of formal and informal gardens, this former private estate has been transformed into a fine arts museum which specializes in French and American... more info  map

  • Fire Museum of Memphis 901-320-5650
    118 Adams Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103
    A comprehensive collection of artifacts dating all the way back to 1900's, including stories and photos of Memphis' most devastating fires, is featured at this museum... more info  map

  • Gibson Beale Street Showcase, The 901-544-7998 ext. 4075
    145 Lt. George Lee Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103
    Located One Block South of Beale
    Get an up-close look at Gibson guitars being crafted by hand while you take a docent-led tour of 16 workstations on the factory floor of this museum that also contains a... more info  map

  • Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 901-544-6200
    1934 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104
    Located in Overton Park
    Founded in 1916, this museum is the oldest and largest fine arts museum in the state of Tennessee. The Brooks houses one of the most outstanding collections of fine art... more info  map

  • Memphis Pink Palace Museum 901-320-6362
    3050 Central Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111
    Voted one of the top five museums in the South by the readers of Southern Living magazine, this regional natural history museum is Tennessee's most visited museum. It... more info  map

  • Memphis Railroad and Trolley Museum 901-590-3099
    545 South Main, Suite 121, Memphis, TN 38103
    The museum is open to the public Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. The Memphis Railroad & Trolley Museum is located on the... more info  map

  • Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum 901-543-0800
    191 Beale Street, Suite 100, Memphis, TN 38103
    The story of the history and legacy of people and musicians working in the Delta and Memphis area from the 1930s to the 1970s, as well as the many different styles of... more info  map

  • Mississippi River Museum 901-576-7230
    125 North Front Street, Memphis, TN 38103
    Located at Mud Island River Park
    The natural and cultural history of the Lower Mississippi River Valley is featured at this 18-gallery museum that contains over 5,000 artifacts which tell the story of... more info  map

  • National Civil Rights Museum 901-521-9699
    450 Mulberry Street, Memphis, TN 38103
    Located in the Historic Lorraine Motel
    The site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, this one-of-a-kind museum contains interpretive exhibits and audio/visual displays which bring to life the most... more info  map

  • National Ornamental Metal Museum 901-774-6380
    374 Metal Museum Drive, Memphis, TN 38106
    Situated high on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River, this museum is the only institution in the United States devoted exclusively to the presentation and... more info  map

  • Peabody Place Museum 901-523-ARTS
    119 South Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103
    One of the largest collection of 19th century Chinese art in the country is showcased at this museum that contains a permanent exhibit of objects created for the Chinese... more info  map

  • Slave Haven-Burkle Estate Museum 901-527-3427
    826 North Second Street, Memphis, TN 38107
    A former way station on the Underground Railroad, this museum features secret cellars and trap doors which reveal the escape route of runaway slaves. A startling... more info  map

  • Stax Museum of American Soul Music 901-942-7685
    926 East McLemore Avenue, Memphis, TN 38106
    Located at the original site of the legendary Stax Records, the 17,000-square-foot Stax Museum of American Soul Music features more than 2,000 cultural artifacts,... more info

  • Tobey Gallery 901-726-4085
    1930 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38107
    Located at the Memphis College of Art
    Changing exhibits of paintings, print making, designs, sculptures, graphic design, and photography are on display at this college gallery that features the works of... more info  map

  • Wonders: Memphis International Cultural Series 901-312-9161
    P.O. Box 3371, Memphis, TN 38173
    Located at The Pyramid
    A long line of blockbuster exhibitions has been featured by this not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to providing an opportunity for all people to witness the... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Lichterman Nature Center 901-767-7322
    5992 Quince Road, Memphis, TN 38119
    The first accredited nature center in the United States, this state-of-the-art urban nature center is set amid 65 acres of lake, meadows, and forest and it is home to a... more info  map

  • Memphis Botanic Garden 901-685-1566
    750 Cherry Road, Memphis, TN 38117
    Grand openings are featured every day at this botanical garden that lies on 96 beautiful acres and includes 22 exquisite gardens, including the Japanese, Sensory, Rose,... more info  map

  • Memphis Zoo 901-276-WILD
    2000 Prentiss Place, Memphis, TN 38112
    See over 3,000 animal residents, including 400 different species of all kinds, while at this amazing zoo which features special themed areas, such as Cat Country,... more info  map

  • Mud Island River Park 901-576-7241
    125 North Front Street, Memphis, TN 38103
    Experience the Mississippi River at this unique recreational and educational park which is dedicated to showcasing the mighty Mississippi River and includes a museum, a... more info  map

  • Shelby Farms Park 901-382-0235
    7171 Mullins Station Road, Memphis, TN 38134
    Approximately 4,500 acres, this park is the largest urban park in the United States and it is five times larger than New York City's famed Central Park. The park was... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • American Dream Safari 901-527-8870
    P.O. Box 3129, Memphis, TN 38173
    From the back roads of America to the downtown neon of Saturday night, this tour company takes the traveler on a cultural expedition in the back seat of a 1955 Cadillac... more info  map

  • Backbeat Tours of Memphis Music 901-272-2328
    138 Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38104
    Second and Beale Street
    New Memphis music tour company offering fun-filled 90 minute and half-day tours through Memphis music history. Unlike other sightseeing companies, each tour they offer... more info  map

  • Blues City Tours 901-522-9229
    325 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103
    This tour company operates a variety of daily bus tours of the City of Memphis, as well as of tours inside Graceland. They also offer casino and airport shuttle service... more info  map

  • Carriage Service of Downtown Memphis 901-496-2128
    1051 North Second Street, Memphis, TN 38107
    Take an informative historic tour of downtown Memphis or a quiet romantic ride under the stars with this horse-drawn carriage company that can pick up and drop off at... more info  map

  • Carriage Tours of Memphis 901-527-7542
    393 North Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103
    Experience the luxury and charm of a horse-drawn carriage tour through historic downtown Memphis with this company that is available for picnics, weddings, parties,... more info  map

  • Cinderella's Horse and Carriage 901-482-9496
    Located in Downtown Memphis
    Experience a historic horse drawn carriage ride through the heart of Downtown Memphis and enjoy the thrill and excitement of this historic town while passing Memphis'... more info

  • Heritage Tours 901-527-3427
    280 Hernando Street, Memphis, TN 38126
    Cultural and historical tours of Memphis, highlighting African-American sites and contributions to the city's heritage, are provided by this tourn company that also... more info  map

  • Memphis Riverboats 901-527-5694
    P.O. Box 3188, Memphis, TN 38173
    Located on Riverside Drive
    A variety of fun and adventurous cruises on the Mississippi River is provided by this riverboat tour company which offers a fleet of boats offering everything from... more info  map

  • RiverBarge Excursion Line 504-365-0022
    201 Opelousas Avenue, Memphis, TN 70114
    Located in New Orleans, LA
    Explores the country along the Mississippi, Ohio, Cumberland, and Missouri Rivers aboard a large, beautiful boat with this company that offers four to ten day,... more info  map

  • See Memphis 901-525-4617
    378 South Main Street, Suite 3, Memphis, TN 38103
    Providing group and individual tour services for over 15 years, this full service receptive operator offers services such as step-on guides, convention services, airport... more info  map

  • Sweet Magnolia Tours 901-369-9838
    2506 Mount Moriah Road, Suite B-400, Memphis, TN 38115
    A full-service receptive tour operator which provides customized tour planning services for groups and individuals and specializes in itineraries of the South. Services... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Old Dominick Distillery 901-260-1250
    305 South Front Street, Memphis, TN 38103
    Makes a full line of fine whiskeys and vodkas. Tours are available. more info

  • Wiseacre Brewing Co. 901-888-7000
    2783 Broad Avenue, Memphis, TN 38112
    The taproom is open Monday through Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Tours are offered every Saturday at 12:00... more info


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