The Memphis Rock Ďní Soul Museumís exhibition about the birth of rock and soul music, created by the Smithsonian Institution, tells the story of musical pioneers who, for the love of music, overcame racial and socio-economic barriers to create the music that shook the entire world.
Located at 191 Beale, on the corner of legendary Highway 61 at the FedExForum sports and entertainment complex, the museum offers a comprehensive Memphis music experience from the rural field hollers and sharecroppers of the 1930s, through the explosion of Sun, Stax and Hi Records and Memphisí musical heyday in the 70s, to its global musical influence. The museumís digital audio tour guide is packed with over 300 minutes of information, including over 100 songs, and takes visitors at their own pace through seven galleries featuring 3 audio visual programs, more than 30 instruments, 40 costumes and other musical treasures.
Discover the rich musical history of Memphis, Tennessee. See Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley; trace the roots of blues, rock, and soul along Beale Street; explore the musical heritage of Memphis at the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Sun Studio, or Stax Museum.See all we have to offer in Memphis, TN Discover Memphis Package Elvis and Blues City Package Experience Memphis Package