Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum

Student groups of music fans exploring the river city blues birthplace of Memphis will truly enjoy a stop at this fine institution, a shining tribute to decades of struggle, upheaval, change and triumph that inspired people everywhere to re-think the way they listened. Visitors here are introduced to the brave musical pioneers who overcame daunting racial and socio-economic barriers to craft the music that would ultimately shape a city. Located at 191 Beale Street, the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, developed in unique cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution, offers guests a personal and comprehensive Memphis music experience they won’t soon forget, with a convenient digital audio tour presenting more than five hours of music and fascinating information ushering guests at their own pace through seven galleries filled with wonderful musical artifacts and surprising treasures, summarily providing a detailed and intriguing cross section of the rich history of that unmistakable, unforgettable sweet Delta sound.