Brooks Museum of Art
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is home to the region’s most comprehensive collection of fine and decorative arts. In addition to our permanent holdings, which span from antiquity to the present day, Brooks presents significant changing exhibitions and related educational programs throughout the year. Everything at Brooks combines to fulfill the museum’s mission of helping every visitor discover and learn about the fascinating world of the visual arts. For additional information, please call (901) 544-6200
This attraction encourages the curiosity and imagination of children and their families through interactive exhibitions, programs and resources that help demystify the arts, sciences, humanities and technology. For additional information, please call (901) 458-2678
Civil Rights Museum
The National Civil Rights Museum offers the first and only comprehensive overview of the civil rights movement in exhibit form. It is an educational institution designed to help visitors understand the civil rights movement and how this movement impacted movements for social rights worldwide. Museum visitors experience the sights, sounds, and emotions of the movement through its exhibits and programs. For additional information, please call (901) 521-9699
Chucalissa Museum and Indian Village
This national historic landmark is located on a 187 acre tract of land in southwest Memphis, Tennessee and is home to the C.H. Nash Museum and associated collections and research facilities as well as a reconstructed 15th century Native American village located on an actual archaeological site, now known as Chucalissa.
For additional information, please call (901) 785-3160
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Dixon Gallery and Gardens This old estate in the heart of the city has more than 15 acres/6 hectares of beautiful gardens open to the public. The original family home has been turned into a gallery of impressionist works, 18th-century porcelain and other changing art exhibitions. For additional information, please call (901) 761-2409
Check out Elvis.com’s newest features, including new flash e-postcards featuring some of your favorite Elvis songs and images, new interactive trivia, and IPIX tours of Graceland’s expanded exhibits. If you’re interested in joining a fan club, visit the Fan Relations section! For additional information, please call (901) 332-3322.
Fire Museum of Memphis
If you’ve ever wanted to follow a fire truck or slide down a brass firehouse pole, if you agree that firefighters are a brave and dedicated band of public servants, and if you realize that deadly fires affect us all, then please come and visit. Because the finest Fire Museum in the nation is in Memphis, Tennessee. For additional information, please call (901) 320-5650
Lichterman Nature Center
The Lichterman Nature Center has the following attractions:
Special Events Pavillion
Greenhouse and Head House
New lake boardwalks
Two teaching pavillions
Backyard Wildlife Center
For additional information, please call (901) 767-7322
This small, white clapboard cottage was built in the 1830’s and was home to Irish immigrant, Eugene Magevney. Typical of pre-Civil War, middle-class homes, it is furnished as it might have been in 1850 and features several personal possessions of the Magevney family, including a desk bureau and other antiquities. For additional information, please call (901) 526-4464.
Return to the splendor of the Victorian Era when you tour the historic Mallory-Neely House. Walk through this three-story Italianate mansion and see how an affluent Memphis family once lived. For additional information, please call (901) 523-1484.
Memphis Museum System
Some of the finest attractions and exhibits in the country are operated by the Museum Family, including the Pink Palace Museum, the Union Planters IMAX Theater, the Sharpe Planetarium, and the historic Mallory Neely and Magevney Houses. For general information call (901) 320-6320
National Ornamental Metal Museum
This is the only museum in the United States dedicated exclusively to the exhibition and preservation of fine metalwork. Visitors to the museum are invited to enjoy a tour of the galleries and sculpture garden, shop in the gift store, and visit our working smithy where classes are regularly offered. For additional information, please call (901) 774-6380
The recently expanded and remodeled 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. You will also see how dinosaurs and fossils dramatically chronicle our ever-changing planet. The Museum also hosts a number of touring exhibits for you to see and experience throughout the year. For additional information, please call (901) 320-6320
The Rock n Soul Museum
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American history, in collaboration with Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul, Inc., presents the exhibition “Rock ‘n’ Soul: Social Crossroads” in the new Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum which is located at the Gibson Guitar Factory in Memphis, Tenn. The 8,000-square-foot exhibition examines the rich musical heritage of the Memphis area – from the 1930s blues and country sounds to the soul tunes of the 1960s and 1970s – and the stories of the artists, producers and disc jockeys who were at the heart of it all. The exhibition opened on April 29, 2000 and is scheduled to run indefinitely. Call (901) 543-0800 for additional information.
Jerry Lee Lewis..Carl Perkins…Johnny Cash. They and Elvis were all friends here. They made a new sound in this Studio. It had the Beat, the Soul and especially the Attitude that came to be called “Rock N’Roll”. Sun Studio is open everyday from 10am until 6pm. Public Tours are every hour on the half hour. Group tours are on the hour by reservation. For additional information, please call (901) 521-0664 or (800) 441-6249.