At the historic Cotton Museum in downtown Memphis we're re-discovering the American South and telling the dynamic story of the plant that built the Bluff City. Learn all about how the fabric of our lives influenced the cultural fabric of Memphis. Through interpretive exhibits, educational videos and walking tours, the tour trace traces the city's evolution around the cotton industry.
The National Civil Rights Museum is the site of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. The museum averages over 200,000 visitors annually. Collections, exhibits,and educational programs showing key episodes of the American civil rights movement are featured in the Museum. The museum has been updated and renovated over the years to improve the experience of visitors. Be sure to check out our Museum Gift Store located on South Main
Rooftop Parties tradition continues with cocktails, dancing, live music and great views of the Mississippi River. Every Thursday during the summer.