Guide to South Memphis

Things to Do in South Memphis

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Elvis is king in this part of Memphis. After all, the Graceland Mansion, regarded as the world’s most famous music mansion, is located here. Annually, the neighborhood hosts Elvis Week, where many thousands of fans converge to commemorate his passing in August. Self-guided tours lead visitors through the hallowed halls of Elvis’ beloved home and grounds throughout the year.

The Stax Museum of American Soul Music is another spot to pay homage to Memphis’ musical roots. This attraction showcases more than 2,000 cultural artifacts, as well as musical and video exhibits.

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Popular Things to Do in South Memphis

Cajun/Creole Restaurants

DejaVu

936 Florida St, Memphis, TN 38109

Restaurants

All About Dem Wangs

1381 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38106

Caterers

River Bluff Diner

855 Kentucky St, Memphis, TN 38106

Barbeque

Colettas Italian Restaurant

1063 S Parkway E, Memphis, TN 38106

Arts & Crafts

Ornamental Metal Museum

374 Metal Museum Drive, Memphis, TN 38106

Barbeque

Jim Neely's Interstate Bar-B-Que

2265 S 3rd St, Memphis, TN 38109

Restaurants

Four Way Grill

998 Mississippi Blvd, Memphis, TN 38126

Museums

Stax Museum of American Soul Music

926 E McLemore Ave, Memphis, TN 38106

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