AAA Editor Notes
Memphis Rock ’n’ Soul Museum is 1 blk. s. of Beale St. at the FedExForum, 191 Beale St. The museum examines the lives of such legends as Elvis Presley and B.B. King as well as the city's musical heritage and its contributions to blues, country, rock 'n' roll and soul music.
Photographs, costumes and instruments shed light on rural sharecroppers' musical experiences and the sounds of Sun, Stax and Hi Records performers. Collections showcase the stories of musical pioneers in seven themed areas, including the Social Changes, Soul Music and Rural Music galleries.
A 15-minute orientation film and an audio self-guiding tour of the museum are included with admission.
Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.