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“Small but Good”

Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
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US$41.52*
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Memphis Coach Tour including Rock and Soul Museum
Ranked #7 of 153 things to do in Memphis
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Owner description: Chronicling the artists and the music that shaped the legacy of "Memphis Sound," this museum features the Smithsonian's "Rock 'n' Roll: Social Crossroads" exhibition.
Phoenix, Arizona
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81 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Small but Good”
Reviewed 6 August 2014

There was a good short film on the history of Rock and Soul. The exhibits were good and we were given audio devices for the tour. We had a packed schedule for the day and wished that we had the time to listen to all of the exhibits.

Visited August 2014
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Oak Grove, Louisiana
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“I loved it!”
Reviewed 6 August 2014

When you first go in, you listen to a video about some of the history and the culture of the area. Then you get a pair of headphones and they send you on your way. You can go as fast or as slow as you want. I spent a couple of hours there and could have spent more. They have literally hundreds of songs you can listen to by pressing their number in and several rooms to go through and learn about the history of music in the area - from the slavery days until modern era.

It did take around 20 minutes for us to start because another group was watching the video so we had to wait until they were done and out of the area. It wasn't packed with people when I went (thankfully). Be careful if you wear necklaces or a camera around your neck. I had both on and they got tangled with the wires from the headphones so it took a couple of minutes to untangle.

Visited September 2013
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Monticello, Mississippi
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A little history”
Reviewed 6 August 2014

I really liked the museum! you get to see all kind of different things it was very interesting and informative! I guess we all need a little rock and soul to make things better had a blast!

Visited August 2014
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Nashville, Tennessee
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395 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Enjoyable!”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Another great music museum in Memphis! THis is a self guided tour that allows you to read information and watch videos about the history of various musicians.

Visited July 2014
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Crown Point, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Great place very informative”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

You start tour with a short video. After that you do it at your own pace. They give you headphones for a walking tour. Plenty to see Very informative.

Visited July 2014
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