Top List of Museums in Memphis

Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Memphis that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Memphis to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Memphis page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.

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  1. National Civil Rights Museum- Lorraine Motel

    #1 of 16 Museums in Memphis
    National Civil Rights Museum- Lorraine Motel

    Tags: Hotel, Museum, History Museum, Historical Site

    Address: 450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103, United States

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

  2. Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

    #2 of 16 Museums in Memphis
    Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

    Tags: Museum, Performance

    Address: 191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    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 ...Read more

  3. Stax Museum Of American Soul Music

    #3 of 16 Museums in Memphis
    Stax Museum Of American Soul Music

    Tags: Museum, Observatory, Entertainment, Performance

    Address: 926 East McLemore Avenue, Memphis, TN, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 sma...Read more

  4. Museum Pink Palace

    #4 of 16 Museums in Memphis
    Museum Pink Palace

    Tags: History Museum, Outdoors, Historical Site, Palace

    Address: 3050 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38111

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This is the Mid- South’s major science and historic museum. This belongs to the Association of the State of Museums and the Pink Palace Family of museums. The exhibits of the museum range in all...Read more

  5. Slave Haven Or Burkle Estate Museum

    #5 of 16 Museums in Memphis
    Slave Haven Or Burkle Estate Museum

    Tags: History Museum, Historical Site

    Address: 826 N 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38107

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This is a historic house that is also said to be the last stop of the secret Underground Railroad. This road was the escaping path for the slaves and captivated people from the Black origin. This hous...Read more

  6. Belz Museum Of Asian & Judaic Art

    #6 of 16 Museums in Memphis
    Belz Museum Of Asian & Judaic Art

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Boating

    Address: 119 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    This is a gift to the state by the owners of the Peabody hotel and Peabody Place. The name of the couple is Jack and Marilyn Betz. It was earlier on known as the Peabody Museum but the change of name ...Read more

  7. Children's Museum Of Memphis

    #7 of 16 Museums in Memphis
    Children's Museum Of Memphis

    Tags: Children Museum, Play Ground, Tour, Exhibition

    Address: 2525 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38104, United States

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The mission and purpose of this museum is to impart in children good and educative knowledge while they are playing. There are quite a number of hands on activity options which the little ones can man...Read more

  8. Dixon Gallery And Gardens

    #8 of 16 Museums in Memphis
    Dixon Gallery And Gardens

    Tags: Museum, Garden

    Address: 4339 Park Ave, Memphis, TN 38117

    Timings: 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    The home of the famous Hugo Dixon was after his death donated to the state and made as the Dixon museum and the estate adjoin his residence has become the Dixon gardens. As you enter into the campus, ...Read more

  9. Memphis Brooks Museum Of Art

    #9 of 16 Museums in Memphis
    Memphis Brooks Museum Of Art

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum

    Address: 1934 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104, United States

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This museum was founded in the year 1916 and is the oldest and largest museum in the State of Tennessee. The original museum was of Beaux- art style designed by James Gamble Rogers in 1913. After a co...Read more

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