Memphis's top 5 museums to visit now

Memphis's top 5 museums to visit nowNational Civil Rights Museum. | Photo: Alan B./Yelp 
Published on May 20, 2019

Wondering where to find the best museums near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top museums in Memphis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for museums.

1. National Civil Rights Museum

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Topping the list is National Civil Rights Museum. Located at 450 Mulberry St., the museum and community service/non-profit spot is the highest rated museum in Memphis, boasting 4.5 stars out of 528 reviews on Yelp.

2. Sun Studio

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Next up is Sun Studio, situated at 706 Union Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 370 reviews on Yelp, the museum and recording and rehearsal studio has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Graceland

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White Haven-Coro Lake's Graceland, located at 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the museum, hotel and tour spot four stars out of 898 reviews.

4. Stax Museum of American Soul Music


Stax Museum of American Soul Music, a museum, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 168 Yelp reviews. Head over to 926 E. McLemore Ave. to see for yourself.

5. Withers Collection Museum & Gallery

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And then there's Withers Collection Museum & Gallery, a local favorite with five stars out of 20 reviews. Stop by 333 Beale St. to hit up the art gallery and museum next time you're in the mood.

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