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Overview
Discover Memphis’ rich history, musical heritage, and Southern cuisine on this comprehensive morning tour. Take in all the highlights of downtown Memphis, from the Blues bars of Beale Street and the Orpheum Theatre, to the site where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and one of Elvis’ early apartments. Finish the tour with a delicious BBQ tasting and admission to Smithsonian’s Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
Alfred's On Beale
197 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
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  • 1
    Beale Street
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    The Peabody Ducks
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 3
    Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Central BBQ - Downtown
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    The Pig On Beale
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Victorian Village Historic District
    Pass by Magevney House
    Pass by The Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange
    Pass by Lauderdale Courts
    Pass by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    Pass by Court Square
    Pass by The Orpheum Theatre
    Pass by AutoZone Park
  • 7
    Handy Park
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Pass by Shelby County Courthouse
    Pass by Calvary Episcopal Church
    Pass by South Main
Highlights
  • Multiple stops and photo ops around downtown Memphis
  • Tuck into delicious snacks at a Memphis BBQ joint
  • Self-guided visit to Smithsonian’s Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum
  • Comprehensive tour for first-time visitors to Memphis
Important Information
Departure Point
Alfred's On Beale, 197 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Duration
3h
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • BBQ tasting
  • Rock 'n' Soul Museum admission
  • Peabody duck march
  • Entry/Admission - Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Central BBQ - Downtown
  • Entry/Admission - The Pig On Beale
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Departure point is BB King's Blues Club.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 36 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Cindy S wrote a review Mar 2020
Woodruff, Wisconsin10 contributions3 helpful votes
This tour is a must if you really want to know the city of Memphis! Our guide touched on the history of river transport of cotton harvested in the heart of the country as its beginning. The black people's music intertwined with gospel to make Rock & Roll. Do you know the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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mikemccullough wrote a review Mar 2020
Orillia, Canada9 contributions7 helpful votes
Great tour.We were he only 2 on the tour so it was like our own private tour.Guide (Riley ) was very knowledgeable and helpful and driver Princess was excellent.Would highly recommend.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Compass582686 wrote a review Mar 2020
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Excellent tour! Larry was so very informative and entertaining. We highly recommend taking this tour!!!!
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zdaati wrote a review Mar 2020
Vienna, Austria2,147 contributions118 helpful votes
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Very interesting tour, was a small group but made good, covers a lot and lasts about 2 hours with lunch and ends at the soul museam where you can easly lose another hour or more. Fun and easy mainly by bus with a few stops covering the main highlights. Great tour guide with fun
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Gill C wrote a review Feb 2020
Perth, United Kingdom19 contributions14 helpful votes
I would recommend this to anyone on their first day. The bus is a retro one and the guide was so excellent and informative, took us round all the sights and very informative throughout. Particular high lights were the Peabody and civil rights stops. Of course the BBQ sampling.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Really good fun!
Our tour guide was Shea and she was great, really friendly, knowledgeable and loved her voice. I always admire guid
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FAB TOUR HIGHLY RECOMMEND
What a great tour led by the amazing shae . - we tambourined and rattled our shakers whilst she sang us around the
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Would do it again
Riley was definitely an amazing guide. Had a blast learning more about the city even beyond the haunted sites.
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Bus tour with singing guide
Wonderful relaxing tour with great singing tour guide that was both knowledgeable and sang very well.
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Walk on Beale
Our guide Sheree was very friendly and knowledgeable. Felt like a leisurely walk with an old friend. Got to unders
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A little history of Memphis
Very informative and fun to do. We walked all over the city and learned many things about the rich history,
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Our weekend in Memphis
Our tour guide Shea was wonderful, so knowledgeable about the area and history, She also was a great musician and e
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Michael was so full of information on so many topics we could have spent all day with him! Very fun, interesting, a
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Our tour guide as not only an awesome guide but also a wonderful entertainer. He included us in the entertainment b
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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