Explore Downtown Memphis

Home to Beale Street, Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid, the National Civil Rights Museum and More!

Memphis Skyline / Phillip Van Zandt
 

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Memphis was birthed in the Core. Walk along the cobblestone pathways, venture down alleys with attractive street art, cheer on the Memphis Redbirds, party with friends, discover delicious new restaurants and learn authentic stories about Memphis history.
For an eclectic downtown Memphis experience, take a stroll through the South Arts District. Galleries, restaurants with patio seating, the Blues Foundation and the world-renowned National Civil Rights Museum await your visit.
Bass pro the pinch
It’s hard to miss the Pinch District – from plane, train or automobile. The sky-high Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid marks the spot with delicious restaurants and culturally significant attractions just a stone’s throw away.
beale street flippers
Named the most iconic street in the United States, Beale is the official Home of the Blues and the perfect destination for shopping, dining, street entertainment, nightlife and a unique experience that you can only find in Memphis.
Mud Island
Take the monorail across the river and you'll find a resort-like community shops, restaurants and an award winning luxury hotel. Take in a show on the banks of the Mississippi or discover the river itself through interactive museum exhibits.
This line of mansions along Adams grew during the booming heyday of the mid-to-late 1800s. Today, “Millionaires Row” is home to museums, venues, a bed & breakfast and a swanky secret lounge.
Located where Downtown becomes Midtown, join visitors from all over the world who want to stand in the studio where Rock 'n' Roll was first created. Down the street you'll discover shops with hand-made guitars and local brews from coffee to beer.