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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum Admission
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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum Admission
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Chronicling the artists and the music that shaped the legacy of "Memphis Sound," this museum features the Smithsonian's "Rock 'n' Roll: Social Crossroads" exhibition.
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191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3715
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We felt welcome as soon as we entered the museum. They explained about the “backstage pass” in which you pay for several museums and the price is better than doing it separately. It has a 12 minutes movie that shows you the story of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank melisaitzel
Reviewed 2 days ago

All kind of music of Memphis are are offered in this museum, blues, rock, gospel & soul The history and also the mix of all of them both the music and the people. Love the jukebox.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the money. I spent nearly 2.5 hours here. Starts with a short film maybe 10 minutes, then given a headset for a self- paced audio somewhat interactive tour able to select what you want to hear about. Also able at certain displays able...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MovingAround
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was terrific, as could be expected from the Smithsonian Institute Affiliation. Great information, interactive, various forms of media, I really enjoyed hitting the different numbers on the placards and hearing different types of music. I will come back w/ my dad next time!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank laura_runs262
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the exhibits here. Lots of information on the various artists I ever would have known about! Self guided with the audio to listen to.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paula H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used the free shuttle bus to go to the various musical hotspots and we were not disappointed here.Relatively quiet with plenty of music to listen to,from early blues to 70s soul.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tomjoe2420
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent at least 3 hours learning about the history of the Memphis music scene and recording world of the 1930's to the birth of Rock and beyond. Fantastic exhibits that really gave a flavor to the Music of the region. Best part? To learn...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are not a museum person, you may overlook the Rock 'n Soul Museum, but don't. If you like music or learning about an area, do this tour. We really enjoyed this. Spent almost 2 hours.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GBgal1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a lot of music in Memphis. And this is no exception on the must-do list. Lots of memorabilia and paraphernalia to see.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The story lines were well-presented and the head-sets brought the stories and music to life. We moved quickly through the rooms and a learned a great deal about a large variety of musical artists showcased in the exhibits. A very good use of our time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rosemary P
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21 September 2015|
Response from John D | Property representative |
Kruse2007... It takes most guests between 1 and 1.5 hours. However, the Smithsonian-developed exhibition includes over 300 minutes of information, and almost 100 songs which lead our guests through the evolution of Memphis... More
3 May 2015|
Response from John D | Property representative |
TCnative... By total access plan, I assume you are referring to Memphis' "Backstage Pass" the discount combo ticket between the city's 4 most popular music attractions. By buying a "Bacjkstage Pass," and therefore making an... More