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Graceland, Memphis

#1 of 211 in Museums in Tennessee
Must see · Specialty Museum · Landmark
Once Elvis Presley's private home--and the place he died in 1977 at age 42--Graceland now is a museum dedicated to the famous entertainer. The mansion sits on a large estate that opened to the public in 1982. Tour the 23-room house to see its opulent and often tacky decor, providing insight into the mind of one of the world's most beloved music icons. To suit his unusual tastes, Presley extensively modified the estate, most notably adding a wrought-iron gate shaped like a book of sheet music. Just a year before his death the singer converted one of the rooms into a recording studio, where he worked on his final two albums. Use our Memphis road trip planning website to visit Graceland on your trip to Memphis, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • WOW! Walking through Graceland is really going back in time. The house has been kept up beautifully and the history provided on Elvis is throughout the property! The tour we took was really well...  more »
  • By all means go see this. You'll be amazed at the sites and the stories. We opted for the premium tour which included a guided tour of the house, access to exhibits no one else gets, special swag...  more »
  • I'm not an Elvis fan but I'm married to one. GET THE BEST TOUR with the personal tour guide. You move past the lines directly to all the neat things. I thoroughly enjoyed the whole tour - my husband LOVED it. It is something you NEED to do at least once! The new buildings have such neat exhibits!
  • We visited on Saturday February 29, 2020 and did the VIP Ultimate tour. Our tour guide was Meredith and she was amazing. Super polite, knowledgeable, accommodating and made the experience worth the spend. We tried to tip her $20 and she said she could not accept tips! That is crazy as she provided a service and did it exceptionally well. Thank you!

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