Rock, Metal, Art, and Soul: Discover 10 Memphis Must-Do Museums

Sally Walker Davies

By , Local Expert, Memphis
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Visiting a museum is always a unique experience, as each one has its own distinct characteristics, style, and of course, content. That's especially true in Memphis, where museums tend to be smaller, intensely subject-focused, and absolutely fascinating.

History buffs will find the story of the Mississippi River and its importance to the city at the Mississippi River Museum on scenic Mud Island, while the city's most notorious event - the assassination of Dr. Mr. Luther King, Jr at the Lorraine Motel - is captured in realistic detail at the National Civil Rights Museum.

Art comes in many forms - metal, for one. All over the...  Read more »

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