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Memphis Mojo Bus Tour

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The Home of the Blues comes alive aboard Memphis' only Music Bus! Real Memphis musicians will show you the sights, make you laugh, and perform the music that has made Memphis famous throughout the world. Audience participation is encouraged! Tour departs from Alfred's On Beale (197 Beale St, Memphis).

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I’ve never been serenaded on a tour while learning history. The combination was beautiful. Our tour guide was magnificent. I highly recommend upgrading to include Sun Studio. All the old pictures and equipment transport you through time.
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4 days ago
We loved our Singer and he was very informative and funny. Loved hearing all the history of Memphis and all the great singers
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5 days ago
This was one of the best tours! Catherine (Cat) was awesome ( amazing voice, beautiful, great personality, and super fun) she gave a wonderful tour, with lots of interesting stories and fun facts. We thoroughly enjoyed it!
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Stop At: Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103

The tour starts and ends on Beale Street - the Home of the Blues - at Alfred's on Beale.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Handy Park, 200 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3716

Explanation of how WC Handy became known as the "Father of the Blues."

Pass By: The Peabody Ducks, 149 Union Ave The Peabody Memphis, Memphis, TN 38103-2638

History of the South's grand hotel

Pass By: The Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange, 65 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-5196

History of the Cotton Exchange and historic Cotton Row

Pass By: Mississippi River, Tennessee

History and importance of the Mississippi River

Pass By: Lauderdale Courts, Memphis, TN 38105, USA

History of the Presley family's first real home in Memphis

Pass By: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105, USA

History of Danny Thomas and St. Jude's

Pass By: Sun Studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-3218

The birthplace of rock 'n' roll! (Optional admission.)

Pass By: Sam Phillips Recording Studio, 639 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38103, USA

History of Sam Phillips' second recording studio, the successor to "Sun Studio"

Stop At: Overton Park, 1914 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-2806

Overton Park Shell and the story of Elvis' first concert

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Lafayette's Music Room, 2119 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104, USA

History of Overton Square and Lafayette's

Pass By: Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E McLemore Ave, Memphis, TN 38106-3338

Home of Stax Records and Southern soul - Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, the Staples Singers, Booker T & the MGs, and many, many others!

Pass By: National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, 450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103-4214

Explanation of the 1968 Sanitation Strike and the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • The bus does not have a wheelchair lift, but if you have a collapsible wheelchair and have some mobility, we should have no problem accommodating you. Please contact us in advanced with any additional questions.
  • Within a few blocks there are four different parking garages, and several open-air parking lots. The closest garage to our location (just two blocks away) is at 149 Peabody Place between Second Street and BB King Blvd., next to the Hampton Inn. You can try your luck with on-street metered parking, too, on Second Street just south of Beale; on Beale between Front and Second; or along Peabody Place from Front to Fourth Street.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 36 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guests are asked to please wear face masks on board our buses.
  • Guided sightseeing tour
  • Local taxes

  • Gratuities
  • Admission to Sun Studio (if option not selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

90 to 180 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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