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Pink Palace Museum

3050 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38111-3316
+1 901-636-2362
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Someone took an awesome (pink) historic building and turned it into a wedding venue while building... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Beautiful Home

This was the home of the Owner of Piggly Wiggly. We had to go JUST for THAT. Pretty cool. It is big... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rebecca O
Ridgewood, New York
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3050 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38111-3316
+1 901-636-2362
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Someone took an awesome (pink) historic building and turned it into a wedding venue while building a horrible modern attachment to it and called it by the same name. The sad thing is they could have improved the historic building, used it in the evenings...More

Thank Suzyraye
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the home of the Owner of Piggly Wiggly. We had to go JUST for THAT. Pretty cool. It is big and beautiful. When we went they were having a private affair and there was very friendly security directing traffic. Beautiful mansion. I would...More

Thank Rebecca O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is free on Tuesdays from 1 pm to close (5 pm) so we just walked in and received a map. They have several interesting exhibits however there are several that feel very old and worn. There are a few that have media components...More

Thank Taylor M
Reviewed 1 week ago

An enjoyable way to spend an afternoon is at the Pink Palace Museum. The Pink Palace mansion was the home that Clarence Saunders, the founder of Piggly Wiggly stores, was having built for himself in the early 1920s. Unfortunately, before he could ever finish the...More

Thank HRTravelers
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I was not sure what to expect but heard it was worth a visit. It has a surprising array of different displays from the expected Elvis Presley info to surprisingly fun and informative displays on early settler life, an amazingly intricate model circus, as section...More

Thank SandyKicklighter
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We have been members of the pinkpalace for over 12 years In those years more areas being roped off for weddings and parties. The employees have become more and more aloof and disconnected. They don't dust exhibits,they're really not treated well. otherwise if you just...More

1  Thank Lindsaydc
Richard P, Administrator of Public Affairs at Pink Palace Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for being a member. Look me up at the member preview party for our next exhibit, Jurassic Journeys. The animatronic dinosaurs are always fun. Jurassic Journeys opens May 27. We are a very popular venue for wedding and galas. We try to keep...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Someone today that works for your company was ugly and rude to my child. I and my son deserve an apology. We will not be returning until so.

1  Thank vanessaabby
Richard P, Administrator of Public Affairs at Pink Palace Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit. On behalf of the museum, I apologize. There is no excuse for someone being rude. Feel free to contact me at richard.pugh@memphistn.gov or 901-636-2401 to discuss the situation.

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Kids had fun. From a history stand point one of the best small scale museums I have been too. Would love to go again!

Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

First, a big thank you to Trip Advisor reviewers prior to me. I was able to buy a discounted Family Pass on Groupon. The family pass more than paid for itself and we received a buy-1-get-1-free sandwich from the cafe. I did this and would...More

Thank katiekat0520
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

They have a good museum of history and animals. The actual palace is closed for the next several months for renovations. The planetarium and IMAX was good. Watched the Changes in Weather at IMAX, and Star Gazing at the planetarium. Cost for all was kind...More

Thank PRister
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William E
Hi, William. What would you like to know about this attraction? Is the piggly wiggly exhibit open?
25 February 2017|
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Response from Angela H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The person who built the palace was the Piggley Wiggley Founder.
Is there anywhere to eat a picnic lunch at, or can you only eat at the cafe? Thanks :)
2 June 2016|
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Response from Jessi J | Reviewed this property |
There is some grassy area out in front of the building. I didn't eat at all while there but I'm sure it wouldn't be a problem to take a blanket and have a picnic. It is also in a pretty good location in Memphis. You... More
what is the cost ? have a 3 hr. drive to get there.
12 June 2015|
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Response from eab1962 | Reviewed this property |
I would not drive over an hour to see this museum. Not worth it.