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A state-of-the-art entertainment and exhibit complex over 200,000-square-feet in size, Elvis Presley’s Memphis enables you to follow the life path that Elvis took, surround yourself with the things that he loved, and experience the events, sights and sounds of the city that inspired him.

At Elvis Presley’s Memphis, guests the opportunity to spread out and enjoy our exhibits at your own pace in your own space.

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ELVIS: THE ENTERTAINER CAREER MUSEUM

Immerse yourself in Elvis' incredible career through hundreds of artifacts from the extensive Graceland Archives, including Elvis' amazing collection of gold and platinum records, his stunning jumpsuits, memorabilia from his movies, and more! This museum is the world's largest and most comprehensive Elvis museum in the world.

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ELVIS ’68 ENHANCED EXHIBIT

The Elvis ’68 Enhanced Exhibit is a visual representation of Elvis’ 1968 television special taking you on the journey from scripts to showtime. You'll get an up-close look at tickets to the original show and Elvis’ made-for-tv outfits including his famous black leather suit. You'll also see video clips, images and artifacts intertwined with a replica stage and the famous ELVIS letters. This must-see exhibit allows fans to step inside the creative genius of Elvis and his unforgettable “comeback” performance.

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MAKING OF ELVIS MOVIE EXHIBIT

The Making of ELVIS Movie Exhibition takes an in-depth look at the creative process of Baz Luhrmann's celebrated film ELVIS and follows its journey to the big screen, taking the story from paper to film. Highlights include behind-the-scenes videos shot while researching Memphis and Tupelo, during the set builds in Australia, and rehearsals. The exhibit also includes scripts, props, costumes and accessories worn by Austin Butler (Elvis), Tom Hanks (Colonel Tom Parker), Olivia DeJonge (Priscilla) and other actors! Plus, a look at the worldwide media frenzy surrounding the film.

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PRESLEY MOTORS AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM

Elvis loved cars and the Presley Motors Automobile Museum displays some of his favorites. Highlights of this most impressive Elvis Presley Automobile Museum include his Pink Cadillac, a 1975 Dino Ferrari, a 1973 Stutz Blackhawk and more.

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ELVIS: DRESSED TO ROCK

Elvis: Dressed to Rock is an in-depth exhibit exploring Elvis on-stage style from 1969-1977. Featuring over 100 pieces of stagewear, including jumpsuit, capes, belts, jewelry, original designer sketches, and more, visitors will be enamored by floor-to-ceiling displays of fashion pieces that defined the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s style in a newly reimagined Elvis: The Entertainer Museum experience.

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ELVIS INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE

Graceland has recently introduced ten state-of-the-art, immersive experiences that invite guests to become the King or Queen of social media! Fans now have the opportunity to get closer to Elvis than ever before via new virtual and augmented reality activities. Designed to inspire, entertain and inform, these additions create dozens of interactive, shareable moments and one-of-a-kind customized photos and videos of you and Elvis to download, share with friends and treasure forever! All activities are included in your Graceland ticket price, so C’mon Everybody – let’s have some fun!

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THE KING OF KARATE

When it came to karate, Elvis was not “Elvis the Entertainer,” he was “Elvis the Martial Artist." This exhibit documents his love for karate and features his personal Gi’s, his honorary Testatkarte Membership Certificate, Elvis’ 7th and 8th degree Kenpo Karate Black Belt Certificates, the original handwritten script for his 1974 karate documentary the “New Gladiators” and many other rarely seen karate-related items.

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WELCOME TO MY WORLD

Most kings have castles. Elvis Presley had a home. Since opening to the public in 1982, Graceland has welcomed over 20 million visitors, including Hollywood stars, best-selling music artists, heads of state, royalty, and of course, Elvis fans. But before it was open to the world’s visitors, it was home to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. In celebration of 65 years since Elvis purchased Graceland, and 40 years since it opened for public tours, this exhibit explores the story of Elvis’ Graceland through photos, personal artifacts, and Graceland Archival footage.

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LISA MARIE: GROWING UP PRESLEY

The newly-expanded Lisa Marie: Growing Up Presley exhibit delves into the multifaceted life of Lisa Marie as a loving mother, passionate musician, and guardian of her father’s legacy. The exhibition features items from her early childhood, including her baby footprints, personal golf cart, record player, roller skates, and home movies and photos. The expansion takes you through her adult life with an extensive display of 45 outfits and other never-before-seen items, including personal Christmas cards, stationery, photos, and more.

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HOLLYWOOD BACKLOT

Explore a film set at the Hollywood Backlot exhibit! This exhibit features the actual sets used in the CMT show "Sun Records." The sets include the WHBQ set and the Sun Studio set, and you can also watch scenes from the show that were filmed in these sets.

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PRESLEY CYCLES

See even more of Elvis' motorized toys in this exhibit space, which features some of our largest artifacts, including his motorcycles and John Deere tractor - plus Elvis' ski boats, on display for the first time at Graceland.

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ICONS: THE INFLUENCE OF ELVIS PRESLEY EXHIBIT

Celebrate Elvis' status as a music pioneer that paved the way for many of today's artists and celebrities with items from more than 25 artists, including Bruce Springsteen, Jimi Hendrix, Elton John and others.

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PRIVATE PRESLEY: ELVIS IN THE ARMY EXHIBIT

Elvis served in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1960. In this exhibit, learn more about Elvis' service to his country as you walk through his induction and time spent in the service, including his time spent in Germany. Special artifacts include Elvis' Army fatigues, dress uniforms, army foot locker, suitcases and more.

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ARCHIVES EXPERIENCE

Get a glimpse into the Graceland Archives as you explore hundreds of artifacts from our collection.

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Due to reduced tour capacities, guests are strongly encouraged topurchase tour tickets in advance to ensure they receive their preferred tour time. In addition, purchasing in advance allows you to skip the ticketing lines and proceed directly to your tour at your assigned tour time.

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FAQs

Who lives at Graceland now? ›

All about Elvis Presley's legendary Memphis home, and its staggering worth today. Share this: Now that Riley Keough's months-long legal battle over her late mom Lisa Marie Presley's estate with grandmother Priscilla Presley is settled, she is now the sole owner of Graceland.

What part of Memphis did Elvis grow up in? ›

Elvis and his parents live in public housing or low rent homes in the poor neighborhoods of north Memphis. Life continues to be hard. Vernon and Gladys go from job to job and Elvis attends L.C. Humes High School.

Who owns Elvis Presley's Memphis? ›

Lisa Marie Presley's estate, which is being held in trust for her daughters Riley Keough and Harper and Finley Lockwood, retain 100% sole personal ownership of Graceland Mansion itself and its over 13-acre original grounds as well as Elvis Presley's personal effects – including costumes, wardrobe, awards, furniture, ...

What was Elvis's connection to Memphis? ›

Throughout his career, Elvis always returned to Memphis in between shooting movies and touring. His home, Graceland, was a place he could relax and spend time with his family and friends. Memphis was home to Elvis and he loved the city.

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