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Pink Palace Museum

3050 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38111-3316
+1 901-636-2362
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Great Museum for the city

Great attraction for the city. Do not expect a museum like those in Chicago or New York but is... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2016
Southaven, Mississippi
Love this place!

The best venue- go if you have the chance. The displays are great & always charity events to... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2016
Little Rock, Arkansas
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The Pink Palace Museum is one of the largest facilities of its kind in the Southeast. You can walk through a replica of the first self-service grocery store in the country, Clarence Saunders' Piggly Wiggly. Explore the cultural and natural history of the Mid-South through exciting exhibits, dioramas, and audio-visuals. Trace Memphis' development from the time of Spanish explorers through the Civil War and the yellow fever epidemics. Learn from the award-winning medical exhibit how health care grew to be Memphis' largest industry.
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3050 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38111-3316
+1 901-636-2362
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

Great attraction for the city. Do not expect a museum like those in Chicago or New York but is great for local history and some of the traveling exhibits are top notch. Easy free parking off Central.

Thank Delta_Travelin_man
Reviewed 16 January 2016

The best venue- go if you have the chance. The displays are great & always charity events to support! Love the people there & they support Memphis in every way. Planetarium is awesome.

Thank Roitz
Reviewed 16 January 2016

If you want to learn about the history of Memphis, plus much more, here's where you want to go. As you walk thru the museum you learn about the different bones and fossils that have been found in the area, the kind of rocks, the...More

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Another great date location I loved most going in to the palace ballroom my husband ask can i have this dance, gracefully i accepted and we danced and twirled as if we were at a palace ball we had so much fun just the 2...More

Thank Sherita A
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We only had an hour and half before closing time but I wanted to see the Piggly Wiggly store so we went anyways.The museum itself is huge with lots to see and read, The home is mostly blocked off but you can go into a...More

Thank robinnest1
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

The kids enjoy going here every year for Christmas. The trees are always beautiful. The displays are dated and generally the same thing every year but that's the nostalgia for the kids. I remember some of the displays from when I was a child. The...More

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

It's regular for a one time visit only to exhibition halls. Temp exhibitions could be much better. You can attend better IMAX projections.More

Thank 4d4l0525
Richard P, Administrator of Public Affairs at Pink Palace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2015

Thank you for your visit. We bring in a wide variety of temporary exhibitions to the Pink Palace several times each year. Every December our temporary exhibit hall is filled with the Enchanted Forest and Festival of Trees. We do this In partnership with Le...More

Reviewed 15 December 2015

Enjoyed two recent visits to the IMAX. First was 'living in the age of airplanes'. Second was 3D Polar Express.

Thank F3203REbrendar
Reviewed 15 December 2015

If you visit Memphis you must visit the Pink Palace. It is so interesting and one of the best museums I have ever been to. Give yourself plenty of time to be able to enjoy every aspect of this wonderful attraction. Another greta surprise -...More

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 29 November 2015

I love this place, it is wonderful! Perfect place to go alone, with a group, or with family and friends!

Thank Shelle31
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you pay per planetarium movie or get all for one price?
20 June 2017|
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Response from Richard P | Property representative |
You pay for what you want to do. The museum offers discounts if you do more than one thing. Membership is the best deal. $100 gets free admission for your family to the museum, Lichterman Nature Center and the Mallory... More
William E
Hi, William. What would you like to know about this attraction? Is the piggly wiggly exhibit open?
25 February 2017|
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Response from Angela H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The person who built the palace was the Piggley Wiggley Founder.
Is there anywhere to eat a picnic lunch at, or can you only eat at the cafe? Thanks :)
2 June 2016|
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Response from Jessi J | Reviewed this property |
There is some grassy area out in front of the building. I didn't eat at all while there but I'm sure it wouldn't be a problem to take a blanket and have a picnic. It is also in a pretty good location in Memphis. You... More