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Stax Museum of American Soul Music

926 E. McLemore Avenue, Memphis, TN 38106-3338
+1 901-261-6338
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Self-Guided Memphis Music Tour With Transportation
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
926 E. McLemore Avenue, Memphis, TN 38106-3338
+1 901-261-6338
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Reviewed yesterday

Without a doubt this was the most enjoyable of all the museums we visited in Memphis. It is well presented, follows a logical progression, and has a great feel to it. The staff are a delight as well.,

Thank whalley2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We absolutely LOVED this museum! The tour was fascinating and there was an abundance of memorabilia in the exhibits - very informative too. Would definitely recommend 😊

Thank tracycloherty
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Stax story is the stuff legends are made of. An indie neighborhood based label in the 60s and early 70s, Stax is as much the sound of the world below the Mason Dixon line as Motown was to those above it. True grit with...More

Thank djjimmybee
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stax is larger and more expansive than Sun Studios and tells it's own different story. They had many artists under contract that are literally a who's who of the blues, such as Otis Redding. The exhibits are interactive and a lot of fun. This is...More

Thank stems22
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was worth the visit. It wasn't super expensive to get in. There were some interesting things to look at but it wasn't a lot.

Thank Lynnesnook
Reviewed 4 days ago

I definitely recommend visiting the Stax Museum of American Soul Music in Memphis. The museum is well-curated, and has things for both casual music fans and those who are deeply invested in these artists. The displays are a fun mix of visual and aural material....More

Thank travelbiology
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great fun and another must do in Memphis. we took a cab to the Museum and had a lot of fun with great videos, exhibits and interactive play. A wonderful time documenting the rise and ultimate fall of Stax and how the music brought diverse...More

Thank SilvanoLondonCanada
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum is incredibly well done, tracing the roots of Memphis music. You can see Issac Hayes's pimped out Cadillac, show your best moves on the dance floor, and relive the memories of the 60s, 70s and 80s.

Thank Buzzmom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make time for this jewel of museum in original stay recording location. Really interesting and guarantee u will learn alot and have fun. Closed Monday's. U can then drive; uber or taxi to Gus's fried chicken original location from here. Never busy like sun studios...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great afternoon or morning visit. Historic old Stax Museum features the great era of Isaac Hayes, Otis Redding, Carla Thomas, and the Bar-Jays...not to mention Otis Redding. This was the Motown of the South and will always remain an important musical form. Terrific displays and...More

Thank barymad
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jim k
About how long is the tour? Thanks
4 February 2017|
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Response from tfloyds | Property representative |
Hi, Jim. We recommend at last an hour and a half, but if you're a fan of the music and history you might want to stay longer. There's a lot to read and a lot of video. Hope this helps! Thanks, Tim
Is there a charge for parking?
1 February 2017|
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Response from tfloyds | Property representative |
Hi, bgk! No charge for parking. We have a very large fenced in, secure parking lot behind the museum. Come see us!
Do they have parking?
21 October 2016|
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Response from Craig T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, in back of the building. Security is present also