While you’re in Memphis, explore the city’s rich cultural history. From the blues and rock ‘n’ roll that came from some of the legends of the area, to the Civil Rights Movement that changed America, Memphis has seen a lot and it’s all here to be shared with you. The nostalgia and remembrance will move and inspire you as you journey back to these times of old. Show your young ones the time periods they missed, and let them learn of the origins of things existing today. These attractions will be a great way to combine fun and education for an exciting learning experience. Book a wonderful Memphis hotel and grab your tickets to these fantastic attractions!
From the vintage bus to the professional musician that acts as your guide, the Memphis Mojo Vintage Bus Tour is unlike any other. During your next stay in Tennessee, this tour will take you to all the spots that make Memphis what it is today, including Beale Street, Sun Studio, and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music.
Explore the true story of how tragedy inspired greatness at the National Civil Rights Museum. Built around the balcony of the Lorraine Motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968, this museum transformed the infamous location into one of hope and celebration. Exhibits at the museum cover American civil rights from 1619 to the present day, including exhibits on Dr. King, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Little Rock’s school integration and much more. Explore on your own or take an audio-guided tour through this uplifting and emotional museum.
Experience the Mighty Mississippi like no place else can offer! Take in the beautiful sightseeing of the Mississippi River right in the heart of downtown Memphis, then explore the riverfront area on an exciting Swiss monorail ride with the Mud Island River Park tour. Learn more about the great river at the Mississippi River Museum, and then take a guided tour of the unique Mississippi River Walk model replica. You’ll walk along every bend, curve and landmark between Cairo, Illinois and New Orleans in just five blocks! Be sure to bring a camera along for this unique experience along the country’s biggest river!