Memphis History & Culture

The Memphis story is a beautiful one of pain, triumph, strength, innovation and fortitude. From Civil Rights icons like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to the unique blues melodies that captivated the world and started a genre– history and culture are one and the same in Memphis. During your visit, make sure to take a little time to learn more about the city that inspired the world.

Elvis at Graceland. Photo Credit: EPE
Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum. Photo Credit: Baxter Buck
National Civil Rights Museum. Photo Credit: BrandUSA
Fire Museum of Memphis: MCVB