Elvis Presley's Memphis

Museum in Memphis

Opened in March 2017, Graceland's new $45 million, 200,000-sq-ft state-of-the-art entertainment complex is five times the size of the old visitor center. Highlights of the sizable many-museums-in-one, which is only available as a stand-alone via telephone reservations, include Presley Motors, Elvis' automobile museum; Presley's Cycles, which shows off the King's toys (snowmobiles, go-karts, boats), and Fashion King, featuring some epic stage jumpsuits.

All of Elvis' gold and platinum records have been moved here from Graceland and now help round out an expanded career collection called Elvis the Entertainer Career Museum, though the best and most intimate items remain in Graceland's Trophy Building. There is a large sound stage showing Elvis movies and concerts on the big screen; four restaurants; and forthcoming exhibits on Sam Phillips and Marty Stuart. You can take this all in before or after the mansion itself, but most folks save it for after to have a better context of the King's life and career.