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“Fantastic place to visit”
Review of Sun Studio

Sun Studio
Ranked #3 of 117 things to do in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Sun Studio - The place where an 18 year old Elvis Presley recorded his first song. It’s well-known in the music industry as "The Birthplace of Rock 'N' Roll" and the most famous recording studio in the world. Opened by rock pioneer Sam Phillips in 1950, this national Historic Landmark is where superstar musicians like Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, B.B. King, Howlin' Wolf, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and countless others started their recording careers. Today, Sun Studio still serves as a recording studio in the evenings while hosting public tours during the daytime hours.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit. Amazing to hear all the stories about the stars who recorded hear. Tour guide had fantastic knowledge.

Thank MWB27
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent, one of the 'gotta do' tours while in memphis, very informative and Graham made it great fun.

Thank mick204
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being in the recording studio where so much music history was made was great. The tour guide had a great personality and kept the tour interesting.

Thank cppptravel11125
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fun tour. Our guide was informative and entertaining giving us a little insight into the history of rock’n’roll.

Thank Helen S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful, authentic step back in time. Really good guided tour explained the rich history of this studio. Amazing to learn about the early days of rock and roll, and to stand in the room where so many greats have recorded classic hits. Highly recommended a visit here!

Thank Cathy W
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