Family and Kids in Memphis

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Memphis? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Memphis, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Memphis.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Memphis for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Graceland

    Observatory

    This place was home to the evergreen singer, Elvis Presley. It was in the initial stage of the singer’s career that he bought a lovely house at Audubon Drive. As his fame started touching heights, the craze of fans outside his apartment started increasing and this started disturbing the neighbors. As a result of this the singer realized that a new home was much needed. The house of Gracel...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Sun Studio

    Observatory

    This is a recording studio in the heart of the city that was set up by the very famous rock pioneer Sam Philips. This studio was earlier known as The Memphis Recording Studio that shared the same location as the Sun Records Label Business. After Sam Philips recorded his first solo album naming it Sun Records in 1952 and since then the place was known as the Sun Recording Studio. From its very i...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    National Civil Rights Museum- Lorraine Motel

    Family and Kids

    This is a complex of museums and historic buildings controlled and administered by the Civil rights Society. The museum and buildings are the symbols of the Civil Rights Movement from the 17th century to the present. The place is significant also because Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in front of this motel. The first hotel here was a 16 room accommodation that was meant mostly to serv...Read more
  4. Amazing Memphis attraction for kids
    Beale Street

    Family and Kids

    Rightly known as the heart of Memphis Music and Entertainment, this is one of the coolest places in the city. There are a number of clubs, restaurants, shops and beautiful buildings here. If you want to hear some good jazz, Rock ‘n’ roll, R&B, Delta Blues or gospel, there can be no better place other than this. This place was declared as a National Historic Landmark in the year ...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

    Family and Kids

    This is a beautiful music museum that shouts out the tragic but eventful past of the black musicians. These were such talents who overcame the barriers of racism and complexion inequality through the power of their music. You will get a complete package of the musical past of the city. This includes parts from- Porch music of the sharecroppers of the 30’s. Music depicting the beginning o...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Memphis
    Stax Museum Of American Soul Music

    Observatory

    This is one of the very few music museums dedicated to soul music. After the Stax records went bankrupt in the year 1976, it was sold off to the Church of God in Christ and started to be used as a small hotel. After that the hotel also closed and the place was left abandoned just to fall apart on its own. A few years passed and the people realized something should be done and they started raisi...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Gibson Factory

    Family and Kids

    This is a musical instrument shop as well as a guitar factory that is known in the whole country. The family of Gibson’s started a small workshop where they started making mandolins. The African – American musical wave hit the city so much that these instruments became very popular throughout US. At present they are the most important manufacturers of electric guitars. The most popu...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Mud Island River Park

    Park

    This is a small peninsula surrounded by the Mississippi River on the west and the West river harbor to the east. The park is known for its beautiful location and the biking trails, pedal boats and rafting facilities. One of the most important parts of the park is the place where maps of various small cities around are made and there are markers to explain you the locations and positions. There ...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    The Peabody Ducks

    Family and Kids

    The Peabody hotel is one of the most important and oldest hotels in the city. The beautiful fountain on the rooftop is the main attraction here. As you go up you will find 5 ducks roaming on the rooftop there. This has an interesting story behind it. Long back in the 1930’s, the manager of the Peabody named Frank Schutt and a friend named Chip Barwick came back from hunting in the Arkansa...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Orpheum Theater

    Family and Kids

    The Orpheum Theatre has survived many bankruptcies, fire tragedy and demolition threats to be one of the very few surviving movie theatres of the 1920’s. The original theatre was built in 1907 and the renovated theatre was set up in 1928 and still is a prime part of the city that features broad way shows, concerts and even films. The theatre now stands in an even more beautiful look after...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Gibson Donuts

    Family and Kids

    This is a confectionary store cum bakery cum dessert destination. They sell some of the lip smacking donuts and dessert dishes. The shop has gained so much popularity that its name has reached till other countries as well. Tourists make sure they pack some to last them after they come back from the city.
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    B.b. King's Blues Club

    Family and Kids

    This is a favorite of the local people when it comes to enjoying evenings with classic rock, jazz or blues. Just get into the groove and dance with others to the music of the bands. The place is not only lit up by local singers and musicians but there comes guest bands quite frequently. The seats are very comfortable and there are levels for better views. Apart from just enjoying a musical even...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Shelby Farms

    Educational Site

    Owned and maintained by a humanist reformer known as Frances Wright, this was known as the Nashabe Commune earlier on. This is one of the 20 largest parks in the whole world. The estate comprises of everything from lakes, natural forests and wetlands. The place has a natural habitat for a number of species that can sustain close to metropolitan environments. The most attractive among these is t...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Memphis Riverboats

    Family and Kids

    These are sightseeing cruises that take you on a thrilling experience of the Mississippi River. The cruises are beautifully decorated like living rooms of bungalows and the deck of the ship serves as a lookout balcony. The cruises take you for a trip in the lap of nature accompanied with the cool sea breeze.
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Memphis Botanical Gardens

    Botanical Garden, Games

    The gardens have been set up slowly from the year 1953 when the land was developed. In 1957 came p the beautiful arboretum and a year later was established the magnolia garden. Like any other botanical garden, this is also full of colorful plants, shrubs, medicinal and rare plants and herbs. Apart from this the park is further divided into a number of gardens of various types. Tennessee Bicent...Read more