Memphis Discovery Tour


Highlights / General details

Your tour includes stops at Beale Street, the Smithsonian’s Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, and the Lorraine Motel as well as a local restaurant for a tasting of the city’s legendary barbeque. Along the way you’ll see our favorite Memphis sights, including Victorian Village, the Orpheum Theater, the Gibson Guitar Factory, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, historic Cotton Row and Court Square, and Lauderdale Courts, where Elvis lived as a teenager.

Highlights include:

Narrated Memphis city tour

Stops include Beale Street, historic Court Square, the Lorraine Motel, and more

See Cotton Row, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and Victorian mansions

BBQ tasting

Peabody duck march

Admission to the Smithsonian’s Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum


Guided tour.

Admission to the Rock 'n' Soul Museum.


Gratuity; Transportation; Food and beverage.

Hours of operation

January-February: Daily at 10:00am.

March-October: Sunday - Friday at 10:00am, Saturdays at 2:30pm.

November-December: Sunday - Friday at 10:00am


Approximately 3 hours.


Tour departs from the Backbeat Tours ticket counter at BB King’s Blues Club (143 Beale Street).


Guests are responsible for their own transportation to and from the departure location.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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