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Attractions in Memphis TN

Attraction listing in alphabetical order:  a - c | d - g | h - l | m | n - s | t - z 

The following came fromMemphis Convention & Visitors Bureau 

 

Agricenter International, Inc. 
7777 Walnut Grove Road
Memphis, TN 38120 
901-757-7777 
Fax: 901-757-7783 

Alex Haley House Museum 
200 Church Street
Henning, TN 38041 
Mail: P.O. Box 500 
Mail: Henning, TN 38041 
901-738-2240 
Fax: 901-738-2585 
Nearby in Henning, Tennessee is the boyhood home of Alex Haley, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Roots." Visit burial site of Haley and well-known family members including Chicken George. Adults $2.50 and students $1. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Art Museum of The University of Memphis 
3750 Norriswood, Communication and Fine Arts Building
Memphis, TN 38152 
901-678-2224 
Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology: 901-678-2555 
Fax: 901-678-5118 
Home Page: http://www.people.memphis.edu/~artmuseum/AMHome.html 
The Art Museum holds permanent collections of Egyptian antiquities and West African art. In addition, the museum's main gallery exhibits contemporary art year-round. Open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed during change of temporary exhibitions and The U of M holidays. Free admission. Beale Street Historic District 

Center for Southern Folklore 209 Beale Street
Memphis, TN 38103 
901-525-3655 
Fax: 901-525-3945 
Email: esav63a@prodigy.com 
Experience the sights and sounds of Memphis through the seasoned eyes and ears of the Center for Southern Folklore, a private, non-profit organization which documents the people and traditions of the South. Located in the heart of the Beale Street Historic District, the Center is well-known for its entertaining films and exhibits on Memphis music as well as books, recordings, and tours. The Center conducts tours of Beale Street and customized tours of the Memphis Delta region. Featured film showing is the Center's award-winning "All Day and All Night: Memories from Beale Street Musicians." Walking tours include a ten-minute multi-media presentation, "If Beale Street Could Talk." A distinctive gift shop showcases Southern folk art as well as cassettes and books on Memphis and Southern music and culture. Memphis musicians perform blues, jazz, R&B, rockabilly, and gospel in an engaging smoke-free performance space. Call for daily/monthly schedule. Coffee bar allows visitors to relax as they begin their tour of Beale Street. Admission is free. However, a contribution of $2 for adults and $1 for students and seniors is suggested. All contributions support the ongoing work of the Center. Inquire for charges for guided tours. 

Chucalissa Archaeological Museum 
1987 Indian Village Drive
Memphis, TN 38109 
901-785-3160 
Operated by the University of Memphis Department of Anthropology, Chucalissa (meaning "abandoned house") is a reconstruction of a prehistoric Native American village dating to the 15th century A.D. including a museum, earth works, and village. Choctaw staff members provide guided tours and demonstrate crafts. Open Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Mondays and some holidays. Ages 12-59 $3, 4-11 and seniors $2, and under four free. Major credit cards accepted. 

City of Bartlett 
6400 Stage Road
Bartlett, TN 38134 
901-385-6400 
Fax: 901-385-6434 

City of Collierville 
101 Walnut Street
Collierville, TN 38017 
901-853-3200 
Fax: 901-853-3230 

City of Germantown 
1930 South Germantown Road
Germantown, TN 38138 
901-757-7200 
Fax: 901-757-7292 
A premiere residential community with a population near 40,000, Germantown offers visitors unique activities--a September arts and crafts festival, equestrian competitions, world-class entertainment at its Performing Arts Centre, and other family-oriented 

Town of Arlington 
5854 Airline Road
Arlington, TN 38002 
901-867-2620 
Fax: 901-867-2638 

City of Lakeland 
10001 Highway 70
Lakeland, TN 38002 
901-867-2717 
Fax: 901-887-2063 

City of Millington 
7930 Nelson StreeT
Millington, TN 38053 
901-872-2211 
Fax: 901-872-4113

Cooper Young Entertainment District 
South Cooper Street and Young Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104 
Located in historic Midtown, this revitalized neighborhood is one of Memphis' most diverse areas. The district features shops, boutiques, and galleries with a collection of unique art, gift items, clothing, and memorabilia. Popular restaurants and coffee houses offer a variety of international cuisine. Child care services are available also. While you're in Cooper Young, be sure to check out The First Church of The Elvis Impersonator. 

Cordova Cellars Winery and Vineyards 
9050 Macon Road
Cordova, TN 38018 
Mail: P.O. Box 208 
Mail: Cordova, TN 38088 
901-754-3442 
Fax: 901-755-9612 
Family-oriented winery overlooking nearby vineyards. Open for tours, tastings, and sales. See how tradition and technology are blended into the making of fine wines. Picnic and group facilities available. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m. Call for winter (January) and holiday hours.

 

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