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National Civil Rights Museum
450 Mulberry St.

Housed in the historic Lorraine Motel, the National Civil Rights Museum is an intense, immersive tour through our country’s civil rights struggle, from the early days of slavery to the museum’s moving conclusion. (The tour ends at the site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination.) Tennessee residents may visit the museum for free on Mondays from 3 p.m. until closing.
 
Shelby Farms Park

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Shelby Farms Park
6903 Great View Dr. N.
Shelby Farms Park is a 4,500-acre park in the heart of East Memphis. Full of walking, biking and running trails, an awesome playground, splash area, fishing, a herd of buffalo and plenty of space to fly kites, this is the perfect place to let your little one run about and blow off steam. For a fee, you can also go horseback riding, rent bikes or check out a canoe, kayak or paddleboard to explore the park’s Hyde Lake. The park is open sunrise to sunset each day.
Sun Studio Shuttle

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Sun Studio Shuttle
706 Union Ave.
Rest those Blue Suede Shoes, and jump aboard this free shuttle to Graceland, Sun Studio and the Memphis Rock ’n’ Soul Museum. The shuttle picks up and drops off hourly and runs 7 days a week. See the full schedule here. Note: The shuttle service is complimentary, but each attraction has admission costs.
Beale Street Entertainment District
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Beale Street Entertainment District
Corner of 2nd Street and Beale Street
One of America's most famous streets, Beale Street is where W.C. Handy penned the first blues song and where you’ll find three blocks of restaurants, nightclubs, live music, museums and neon. Peruse the A. Schwab Dry Goods Store, follow the music Walk of Fame, see hundreds of motorcycles for Bike Night (every Wednesday night in the summer) or catch the Beale Street Flippers hand-springing down the street.