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The Stax Museum of American Soul Music, is a 17,000 square-foot museum offering interactive exhibits, videos, vintage musical instruments used to create the Stax sound, stage costumes, photographs, records, and approximately 3,000 other items of...more
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Loved this place, such history and really well done. Love the disco floor playing soul train classics. Lots of headphones to listen to music too. Such a lot to see and hear. Highly recommended. Bit further out of the city though, we took an Uber....More
This was not just a museum about music it was a lesson in American History. The curation of the museum entwines history on the civil rights movement and how it affected lives and the music people made. It begins with country and gospel influence, moves...More
Place seems very unassuming from the outside but once you enter the exhibit area, you soon realize how much effort has been put into their collection. We could have spent another hour there easily. They have a little of everything-lots to see and listen to....More
This place seems to be in a rough part of town. You'll need taxi there and back don't attempt walking back to Beale Street.
History was good learnt a bit about how Stax got its nane and about the singers who recorded there but the...More
I didn't know much about Stax before visiting and was amazed at how influential they were in the music world. This is a great museum with lots of interactive exhibits. I really loved the film at the end about their charter school - so great...More