What is it?
One of Memphis's iconic attractions on Beale Street, a museum that narrates how rock and soul got out into the world and changed it.Why should you go?
To discover how the title genres were born in the Mighty Mississippi area in the 1930s. A tip: better make it after the Sun Studio and Stax Museum if making them all. Take your individual set and tune into 100 plus songs they featured, while touring with a 300-minute long audio guide.
You are going to trace major labels' formative years up to the Memphis music industry heyday in the 1970s and sense the context. Smithsonian-designed displays include impressive dozens of stage outfits, musical instruments played by the star musicians, and artifacts like the original typed lyrics to "Heartbreak Hotel". When done with the in-depth exhibition, take this audio tour
to walk around Memphis and discover other famous places and sites beyond (and along, too) Beale street.Perfect for
Families, couples, history buffs, music lovers