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Memphis Discovery Tour including Rock and Soul Museum

  • 3-hour guided tour of downtown Memphis
  • Learn about musical Memphis as you see blues clubs on Beale Street, the Orpheum Theater, and the Gibson Guitar Factory
  • See civil rights landmarks including the former Lorraine Motel, now part of the National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis Discovery Tour including Rock and Soul Museum
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Tour departs at 10:00AM
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2:30pm Tour
Tour departs at 2:30pm
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Explore downtown Memphis on this guided, comprehensive 3-hour motor coach tour. Learn about the history of this rowdy blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll river town. Visit many of the city’s top attractions, like Beale Street, one of the most iconic streets in America, the Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and much more. Also, enjoy a barbecue lunch, watch the famous duck march at the Peabody Memphis hotel and tour the Memphis Rock N' Soul Museum.
What to Expect
Get to know Memphis and its top attractions on this educational and entertaining motor coach tour. The 3-hour adventure begins at BB King’s Blues Club on Beale Street.
In addition to Beale Street, one of the most iconic streets in America, visit the Lorraine Motel to see the balcony where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. Stop to watch the famous duck march at the Peabody Memphis hotel. Visit Lansky Brothers, where Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and B.B. King (and countless other Memphis musicians) developed their style.
Make a pit stop at the award-winning Central BBQ to sample some of the best barbecue in Memphis (tasting included).
Other sites to see include the Victorian Village district, the Orpheum Theatre, the Gibson Guitar Factory, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, AutoZone Park (home of the AAA baseball Memphis Redbirds), historic Cotton Row, Court Square Center, the Shelby County Courthouse, St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral.
Elvis fans, be sure to check out the Chisca on Main, where one of rock 'n' roll's pioneering disk jockeys, ‘Daddy-O’ Dewey Philips, played Elvis for the first time, and the Lauderdale Courts, one of Elvis’ early apartments.
Also included is admission to the Memphis Rock N' Soul Museum, chronicling the story of musical pioneers who, for the love of music, overcame racial and socio-economic barriers to create the sound that shook the entire music world.
Reviews (138)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Highly Recommended

There are not many tours over and through Memphis - and hop-on and hop-off are getting very bad reviews, but the tour with Larry is off the hook. On this tour, history is told and we can look at the historic buildings on site. If...More

1  Thank Matthias F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tour with Larry

This was our first time to Memphis and took this tour because it included the Peabody duck parade. We arrived early to the pick up location and were trying to stay dry under an awning. Larry immediately helped check us in so we could wait...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Memphis Discovery Tour

We had a great tour with Larry! My brother and I took our parents to Memphis to do 'all things Elvis' and this was a great introduction to some of the other interesting things about Memphis. Larry got us to the Peabody just in time...More

Thank kseitz
Reviewed 10 September 2018
A lot of information in a small place

Even though it's a small place, it contains a lot of information. Tour on your own with a head set which provides the detailed information. Loved the way it explained the Memphis sound and the blending of blues, country, gospel and rock. How these all...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 15 July 2018
Great way to get to know Memphis

I did the discovery tour and it was really great! The tour included a Memphis bbq tasting at Central BBQ, Rock n Soul museum tickets and a stop at the Peabody hotel. It was a great way to sight see and learn a little more...More

1  Thank Tina B
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25 July 2018|
Response from Beccanva | Reviewed this property |
No idea did not go there
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Response from Mary C | Reviewed this property |
They did not pick us up. We used public parking and it was not a problem since we had a car. The shuttle from Graceland to Beale Street only runs after 5 pm.
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