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“Definitely worth the money!”
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Graceland
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US$110.00*
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Elvis Presley's Graceland Self-Guided Tour With Transportation
Ranked #3 of 153 things to do in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, is the home of Elvis Presley, the King of Rock 'n' Roll. Elvis Presley's Graceland is open daily with tours of Graceland Mansion, Elvis’ custom jets and our new entertainment and exhibit complex, Elvis Presley’s Memphis. The new complex includes a new automobile museum, Presley Motors, and Elvis: The Entertainer Career Museum, the world’s largest and most comprehensive Elvis museum in the world, as well as many more exhibits, restaurants and shops. The tour of Graceland Mansion features an interactive, iPad tour with additional enhancements including photos, video and more.
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Richmond, Indiana
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Definitely worth the money!”
Reviewed 5 April 2012

If you like (or love) Elvis, it's definitely worth the money. Even if you DON'T love him (gasp!), there is so much history involved! The number of records, his contribution to music, the awards, and contributions to charities are astounding! We did the middle priced tour ($36) and was worth every penny! There seem like too many gift shops, but you can quickly skip those. I'm going back next year and do the V.I.P. tour! I plan to have 8 hrs. for that because the 5 hours we spent wasn't enough to read all the information! If you do the 10:00 (first tour of the day), get there by 9:15 because the lines are long to get the shuttle for across the street's tours. Very friendly guides. Audio headphones supplied so much information!! WONDERFUL place!

Visited April 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“brilliant experience”
Reviewed 5 April 2012

didnt really know much about Elvis before visiting, and not a huge fan, but i loved seeing Graceland, and would recommend it to anyone. the planes are a must see.

Visited March 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“Best thing in Memphis”
Reviewed 5 April 2012

Everyone should see Graceland at least once in their life.

Visited March 2012
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Oslo, Norway
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“Loved it”
Reviewed 4 April 2012

I'm not a big Elvis fan - but still this is a place you just have to visite when you're in Memphis. The main house is smaller than I expected, and this was a pleasant surprise as it seemed like a house a normal person could live in (though the jungle room is a bit excentric). The tour through the house is very crowded and you walk in a constant queue - but I guess that is something which can't be helped. The trophy room and the racketball building was great and showed you a lot of his carreer. Back at the visitor center we saw the car collection (great fun) and his private jets (impressive). We also saw the "icon" exhibition and the film which tells you how the "Elvis on tour"-movie was made. These exhibitions were both very good, and should not be missed.
There are a lot of different stores selling souvernirs - and several places to eat. I had a peanutbutter/banana toast (supposed to be Elvis' favorite) and it tasted surprisingly good.
Be sure to book your tickets on the internet in advance - saves you the time to stand in queue - and pick an early slot if you can.

Visited April 2012
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Adrian, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“well worth it”
Reviewed 4 April 2012

i loved going to the house and driving up the driveway gave me chills.. the house is very beautiful but i felt like i was being rushed by the workers..

Visited April 2012
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