Memphis Mojo Tour
If you're going to visit the city, make sure you catch the Memphis Mojo Vintage Bus Tour for a unique way to experience all that this wonderful southern city has to offer as a local musician shows you the sites of the city. You'll laugh and tap your toes in time with the 'guides.' With the Extended Mojo Tour, you'll have the opportunity to explore Sun Studio, for an extra admission fee, which is home to many of the area's famous musical sons and daughters.
Visit Beale Street, Stax Records, the Lorraine Motel, local spots featured in movies and more. You'll get to see hot spots in the city, though the music is really what the tour is all about. Memphis is the Home of the Blues, and this tour can really make you see why. Learn all about the rich history of music in the city. You'll also get the chance to meet some real entertaining characters who will keep you laughing.
Beale Street: One of the most popular areas of Memphis, Beale Street is home to so many different bars, pubs, and musical landmarks. This area is interlaced with the history of blues music, giving unique insight into the history of Memphis and its influence on the music industry. Some of the landmarks on historic Beale street include the Hard Rock Cafe, Blues City Cafe, BB King's Blues Club, and Memphis Rock 'N Soul Museum.
Stax Records: This Memphis record label is one of the most famous recording companies in the world. This record label began in 1957 and is known for its contributions to blues music and completely revolutionizing the genre. Just a few of the artists that were signed to Stax Records include Otis Redding, Booker T and the MGs, and Steve Cropper.
Lorraine Motel: Home to the National Civil Rights Museum, the Lorraine Motel is a historic landmark in Memphis, TN. This hotel was the site of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, a pioneer for the Civil Rights Movement. Within the hotel, guests will be able to explore a variety of exhibits dedicated to the Civil Rights Movement and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and other revolutionary Civil Rights Movement leaders.
Additional Combo Tour Sun Studio Admission
Guests will also get a ticket to the Sun Studio Tour with the combo ticket admission. Here, guests will be able to embark upon a fascinating guided tour which features unique exhibits. Guests will be able to see a variety of instruments and artifacts from artists who recorded here such as Johnny Cash, BB King, and Jerry Lee Lewis.
One aspect of this amazing tour that will thrill everyone is the fact that the audience can join in and make music with the musicians. Tambourines, shakers and bongos throughout the bus let you take the fun into your own hands and join in. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to understand our nation's rich musical heritage, hang out with local musicians and comedians and make your own music as you ride! The Memphis Mojo Vintage Bus Tour is not to be missed!
- Is photography / video recording allowed on the Memphis Mojo Tour?
- Where does the tour meet?
197 Beale St. Memphis, TN 38103; There is plenty of nearby paid parking.
- What methods of transportation does the Memphis Mojo Tour use?
This is a bus tour.
- Is there any walking involved?
Yes, there is about a mile of walking included with the combo tour.
- Approximately how long does the Memphis Mojo Tour last?
The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes. The combo tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours.
- For what ages is the tour appropriate?
This is great for all ages.