Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
191 Beale St Memphis, TN 38103
1-800-987-9852  
Detail Most guests spend approximately 2 hours at the museum.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Detail Gift Shop On-site
Description
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Those who are fascinated with everything about Memphis, TN and its origins in music are sure to have a fun time learning about the industry at the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. Guests will find the museum on the famous Beale street, where they can step inside for a unique look into the history of music's impact on Memphis. Uncover the roots of blues and rock and roll through various galleries and exhibits which will entangle your mind and give you new insight into the genres.

Galleries


Rural Culture Gallery: Explore the history of the Mississippi Delta and its rural communities at this unique gallery. Guests can learn all about the culture, music, and more of this class of people who had an impact on modern Memphis culture.

Rural Music Gallery: Explore various genres that made their roots within the Mississippi Delta. From gospel and blues to country and everything in between, music was the cornerstone of rural culture. You'll be able to take a look at various hymns, ballads, and more that shaped Southern culture. 

Coming to Memphis: River City is a place where many musicians went to work and to be inspired. No matter what you were there for, this intriguing city was a hub for musicians of all races, ages, and cultures, and today there are numerous attractions in Memphis dedicated to this.

Sun Records & Youth Culture: Sun Records is not only one of the most renown recording agencies in the South, but it was a place where young, broke, and hopeful musicians got their start. From Elvis Presley to Roy Orbison, musicians made their careers here, inspiring an entire culture surrounding the agency.

Soul Music: Soul Music is a cultural phenomenon that took the talents of black artists and turned the music world upside down on its head. A way to express black pride and to spark even political change, these songs became an anthem for an entire group of people and inspired various genres of modern music today.

Social Changes: The Social Changes gallery explores a turbulent and inspiring time of Memphis' past, including the revolutionary works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Explore how local culture changed in this city while various social changes took the world by storm. 

With a variety of unique galleries, a gift shop, and plenty to see and do, a trip to the Rock 'n' Soul Museum is a must-have addition to your next Memphis, TN vacation.

Frequently Asked Questions for Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum:
  • Approximately how long could a customer plan to spend at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum?
    Most guests spend 2 hours at the museum.
  • What amenities are available?
    There is a gift shop on-site.
  • Is Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum handicap accessible?
    Yes, it is handicap accessible.
  • Is photography & video recording allowed?
    Both photography & video recording is allowed.
  • For what ages is Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum appropriate?
    Attraction is appropriate for all ages.
  • Is parking available at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum? Is it free?
    Paid public parking as well as multiple parking garages are available.