Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art
The Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art is located at 119 South Main Street in the former Goldsmith's Department Store, just one block west of the Peabody Hotel and is accessible from the Main Street Trolley line. Within walking distance of great shopping, dining and Memphis' own Beale Street, the museum is located in the heart of Downtown Memphis. Visit and discover.
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art
119 South Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103
Downtown Memphis is in the midst of an exciting urban renaissance that has transformed this vibrant city center into the residential, business, and entertainment center of the Mid-South.
Welcome to Elvis Presley's official web site, home of the undisputed King of Rock 'n' Roll? and his beloved Graceland Mansion in Memphis, Tennessee!
Lichterman Nature Center
The Lichterman Nature Center is one of America's most innovative nature centers. Perfect for family outings, the nature center has recently completed an expansion project that includes: visitors center, nature store, special events pavilion and lawn, improved nature trails and amphitheater, new lake boardwalks and two teaching pavilions.
This small, white clapboard cottage was built in the 1830's and was home to Irish immigrant, Eugene Magevney. Typical of pre-Civil War, middle-class homes, it is furnished as it might have been in 1850 and features several personal possessions of the Magevney family, including a desk bureau and other antiquities. A kitchen garden is found behind the house. The house is one of the city's oldest remaining residences.
Temporarily closed - until further notice - to visitors. Please accept our apology for any inconveniences. Please call 901-523-1484 for further information. For more information go to Magevney House Website
Built in 1852, the 25-room home contains stenciled and hand painted ceilings, parquet flooring, and stained-glass windows purchased at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The Mallory-Neely House is the only historic property in Memphis to retain most of its original furnishings. For more information go to Mallory-Neely House website
Memphis Botanic Garden
If you're looking for that perfect place to stop and smell the roses, perhaps it's time you stopped by the Memphis Botanic Garden. It's your chance to experience the quiet tranquility of one of the Mid-South's finest horticultural attractions. Memphis Botanic Garden encompasses over 96 acres of sweeping vistas, lakes and woodlands, display gardens and the renowned Japanese Garden of Tranquility, the Sensory Garden and much more.
This community gem serves over 35,000 area children annually and sees over 150,000 visitors. We hope you stop by soon. Download printable (pdf)
Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
Memphis in May
Memphis in May International Festival is the official festival of the City of Memphis, hosting a month-long celebration of a different foreign country each May. Events include: Beale Street Music Festival, International Week, World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, 901Fest and Great American River Run. More information and event dates at memphisinmay.org
Memphis On The Go
Here you will find a comprehensive list of area attractions, along with contact information, maps, directions and website links.
The Mid-South Fair is in the air with new food items, games, rides, music and exhibits for children of all ages to enjoy! The Fair runs every year in September.
Mud Island is a unique exhibit of the geological profile of the Mississippi River. Water cascades down the wall of streams and empties into the larger rivers that wind their way to the Mississippi.
Pink Palace Museum
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 of the Mid-South through exciting exhibits, dioramas, and audio-visuals. Trace Memphis' development from the time of Spanish explorers through the Civil War and the yellow fever epidemics. Learn from the award-winning medical exhibit how health care grew to be Memphis'largest industry.
You will also see how dinosaurs and fossils dramatically chronicle our ever-changing planet. The Museum also hosts a number of touring exhibits for you to see and experience throughout the year.For more information go to Pink Palace Museum Website
Journey to distant galaxies, explore the solar system and settle back in a comfortable seat in the Sharpe Planetarium as you take a cosmic voyage through the universe. The Lida Gammill Sharpe Planetarium, a 130-seat theater-in-the-round, uses planetarium technology to project star fields, visual images and patterns on a domed ceiling. Augmented by a superb sound system, the Planetarium programs are a treat for the eyes and ears.
The Sharpe Planetarium is now open Tuesday through Saturday.
For more information go to Sharpe Planetarium's Website
The Memphis Queen
If you are planning a trip to Memphis or the Mid-South, your trip would not be complete without a ride on the Mighty Mississippi River.
The Memphis Zoo
The Memphis Zoo preserves wildlife through education, conservation and research. Our staff and volunteers are dedicated to providing a naturalistic and enriching sanctuary for our animals and a clean, friendly, entertaining and educational experience for our guests.
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
The Stax Museum of American Soul Music is a 17,000 square-foot museum celebrating American soul music, particularly that of Stax Records. The only soul museum in the world, the Stax Museum has more than 2,000 interactive exhibits, films, videos, photographs, stage costumes, instruments, and other items of memorabilia, including an authentic 100-year-old Mississippi Delta church, a Soul Train Dance Floor, and Isaac Hayes' restored 1972 peacock-blue, gold-trimmed Cadillac El Dorado. Adjacent to the museum is the Stax Music Academy and Stax Music Academy Charter School.
926 E. McLemore
Take a guided tour through the "Birthplace of Rock N' Roll!" The Tour explains the history of the most famous recording studio in the world, where the blending of Blues and Country music came together in the big bang of Rock N' Roll. Hear outtakes from sessions, touch Elvis' first microphone, see loads of memorabilia and hear the real, complete story of the studio that launched the careers of Johnny Cash, Rufus Thomas, Charlie Rich, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Howlin' Wolf, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley & many others!
C.T.I. IMAX Theater
The Crew Training International IMAX Theater is the only IMAX Theater in the Mid-South.
Experience the excitement that only IMAX® can deliver. It's a motion picture experience that totally immerses the viewer. With a screen four (4) stories high, our IMAX experience makes visitors feel as if they are part of the action. In addition, the six (6) channel IMAX DIGITAL surround sound system will transport you into the ultimate film experience. For more information go to C.T.I. IMAX Theater website