Guided tour

Memphis: City Discovery Bus Tour

4.6 / 5

14 reviews

Activity provider: Backbeat Tours

Memphis: City Discovery Bus Tour

Activity provider: Backbeat Tours

From US$ 32.92 per person

See the best of Memphis on this comprehensive, chock-full 2-hour city tour. Visit world-famous Beale Street, the Peabody Hotel, and visit Rock 'n' Soul Museum or Edge Motor Museum.

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Duration 2 - 3 hours
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  • See the Lorraine Motel, the site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination
  • Sample some of the best barbeque food in Memphis at Central BBQ
  • Enter the Rock 'n' Soul Museum and learn about critical music pioneers
  • Visit the Edge Motor Museum and learn about the history of American Muscle cars
Full description

Get the complete Memphis experience on this bus tour with an introduction to everything that makes Memphis unique. Discover the renowned Beale Street, the Peabody Hotel, sample food at Central BBQ, and visit Rock 'n' Soul Museum or Edge Motor Museum (if option selected).

Among other highlights, you’ll visit the Lorraine Motel to see the balcony where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spent his last moments. If you choose, explore either the exhibitions at the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum or Edge Motor Museum, and Beale Street to discover how it became the "home of the Blues". Pass by some favorite Memphis sights, including the Victorian Village, Orpheum Theater, historic Cotton Row, and Hotel Chisca, where DJ Dewey Philips played Elvis for the first time.   At lunchtime, stop into Central BBQ to sample some of the best barbeque food in Memphis.

  • 2-hour guided city tour
  • Local guide
  • Central BBQ tasting
  • Rock 'n' Soul Museum Admission (If option is chosen)
  • Edge Motor Museum Admission (If option is chosen)
  • Gratuities
  • National Civil Rights Museum admission fee
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Masks are optional but are strongly recommended while indoors
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are optional for this activity

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Meeting point

Customers need to check-in at the Backbeat podium located in the downstairs patio at Alfred's.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Charged Smartphone

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 14 reviews

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Larry at Backstreet Bus

September 21, 2022

Very good tour. Highly recommend.

July 17, 2022

Larry is the best tour guide and this was such an amAzing informative tour! I learned so much and it was worth every penny

June 25, 2022

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