There is a lot of culture and history in the city of Memphis, and the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum attempts to explore and explain a lot of it to visitors from all over the country the world. Opened in 2000, the museum’s exhibits focus on both the birth of rock and soul music, as well as the history and happenings since then.
Visitors can do an audio-guided tour at their own pace, which is packed with around 300 minutes of information, including lots of music. You can hear stories about lots of the Memphis greats, like Elvis and the story of Sun Records.
The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults and $9 for kids aged 5 to 17. If you are a Shelby County resident, admission is free between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Tuesdays; just bring your ID.
Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum
191 Beale St
Memphis, TN 38103