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The Pink Palace has something for everyone. The structure was surprisingly built in the 1920s as a... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Germantown, Tennessee
Visited for the first time and was impressed.

Lots of local color here. They had an exhibit of local flavor from many years back. I really... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
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The Pink Palace Museum is one of the largest facilities of its kind in the Southeast. You can walk through a replica of the first self-service grocery store in the country, Clarence Saunders' Piggly Wiggly. Explore the cultural and natural history...more
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

The Pink Palace has something for everyone. The structure was surprisingly built in the 1920s as a residence but was given to the city of Memphis a few years later. During your visit you can learn about history, science or technology while walking through this...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My son and I visited the Pink Palace Museum on a Tuesday when they offer free admission from 1 pm to close. This galleries are certainly educational and informative but look as though they haven’t been updated in quite some time. Unfortunately some of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

We belong to the Pink Palace and visit there 5-6 times a year. The IMAX movies are excellent, the planetarium to great, and the museum is constantly changing exhibits. It is very well done for all ages. I used to take my classes there every...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

This is a real museum with lots to see if you like a proper curated set up. Exhibits have high quality real items. Plenty to see despite some re configuring going on hardly noticed. IMAX movie theater and planetarium! Even has moving T-Rex! We only...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The exhibits that they had open were very good. We were there on a free Tuesday so it was a bit hectic. It’s great to see so many people take advantage of the free education!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Lots of local color here. They had an exhibit of local flavor from many years back. I really enjoyed all the fun facts. There was also and exhibit on canoe's. I was hoping to see the grocery store display but that part was under construction....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

This is a small IMAX venue in the Pink Palace museum. The theater is nice, but not much knee room. The movie had some great scenes of the reef in West Papua and incredible views of the marine life.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

We arrived and got in free. We kind of wondered why???? Well most of the museum was closed! It looked like it could be really cool when done. I will review again when renovations are complete!More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Richard P, Administrator of Public Affairs at Pink Palace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thank you for your visit. Your visit was free because you came on free Tuesday. There is much to see and experience at the Pink Palace Museum. Paddling through the Americas: Dugout Canoes is in the Bodine Temporary Exhibit Hall. There is over 50,000 square...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018

a long bus ride & walk to get here, so glad I went on their free afternoon, I would have been upset if I had paid to get in. There is a mechanical circus, which is under renovation, so only a few pieces viewable, otherwise...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

I had no idea what the Pink Palace was but loved the photo of the old building on their website so we went. I had read that some exhibits were closed but didn’t know to what extent or that the mansion was closed. Upon entering...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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27 January 2018|
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Response from Begonia3 | Reviewed this property |
It can take take between 1 to 3 hours depending upon how much time is spent reading the information for each exhibit.
20 June 2017|
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Response from Richard P | Property representative |
You pay for what you want to do. The museum offers discounts if you do more than one thing. Membership is the best deal. $100 gets free admission for your family to the museum, Lichterman Nature Center and the Mallory... More
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25 February 2017|
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Response from Angela H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The person who built the palace was the Piggley Wiggley Founder.