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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

Meetings & Venues

The Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum's exhibition, created by the Smithsonian Institution, tells the story of musical pioneers who overcame racial and socio-economic barriers to create the music that shook the world. Located at 191 Beale Street at FedExForum, the museum offers a comprehensive Memphis music experience from the rural music of the 1930s, through Memphis' musical heyday in the 70s, to its global musical influence.


  • Area
    • Downtown
  • General Information
    • Hours of Operation: Daily 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; last admission 6:15 p.m.
  • Group Information
    • Group Rates Available
    • Minimum Group Size: 20
  • Meeting Facility Details
    • Event Coordinator on Site
    • Free Parking
    • Reception Capacity: 400
    • Restrooms
    • Wheel Chair Storage
Meeting Space
  • Museum
    • Square Feet: 8500.0
    • Banquet Capacity: 400
    • Conference Capacity: 400
  • Theater/Reception Gallery
    • Dimensions: 17' x 50'
    • Square Feet: 850.0
    • Banquet Capacity: 125
    • Conference Capacity: 125
191 Beale St. on the Plaza of FedExForum
Memphis, TN 38103
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