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Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, Tupelo
(4.2/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web)
Experience what early life was like for rock-and-roll legend Elvis Presley, and see firsthand how his childhood influenced his musical genius at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum. Here, you can walk through the small house where "The King" was born and lived until he was 13, when his family moved to Memphis in search of a better life. You can also go inside the Assembly of God church where the Presley family worshipped often and where Elvis first encountered gospel music. This genre appeared within many of his famous songs later in his career. The museum itself displays a variety of Elvis memorabilia, such as jumpsuits that he wore during performances. Check out the gift shop and purchase some exclusive Elvis souvenirs that are only available here. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum and many more Tupelo attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Tupelo holiday planner.
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  • Elvis birth place. You may not want to go there if you are Black. The cashier has to be one of the rudest people I have ever met in my life. The tour is NOT worth $14. Total ripoff. 
  • We had a wonderful time here. The grounds are beautiful. The restored home and church are small, but historically correct. They provided a unique look of the Elvis experience. 
  • I thought nothing could add to my previous first trip to Graceland but traveling first this time to Johnnie's Drive In, eating near the Elvis Booth and then visiting the Elvis Birth Place museum in Tu...  more »
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  • I stopped by on my way through Tupelo a I'm glad I got to experience where this legend was born. I grew up listening to Elvis and watching his movies with my mom. My mother would've been upset with me if she knew I was in Tupelo and didn't stop by to see this historical place. Long live the King. πŸŽΌπŸŽΆπŸŽΈπŸŽ€β™©πŸŽ΅πŸ’™
  • Staff here are super friendly, and they give a fun, informative tour. Loved seeing this tourist attraction. Great part of our national history.
  • Wonderful exhibit and the staff were amazing! I cannot thank them enough for their kindness and working miracles. Amazing place with a large gift shop. Definitely worth the stop!
  • My husband called in an hour in advance to check on pricings and whether or not they had a card machine. They let him know that they did and even though they closed at 5pm we could still walk the grounds. Once we got there, they would only accept cash. They allowed us to walk through the gift shop which was quite large and had a hallway of facts. I'd say they are milking his memory for the prices they were asking for some of their memorabilia. A small keychain was merely 15 dollars! Its a sad sight to see greed has overcome yet another landmark. It is a nice place to walk around. Due to the weather we weren't able to walk around on the grounds but maybe next time we are on our way through we can see more.
  • I have been brought to this place for so many school field trips, I have lost count or care. However, for a town that loves their King, this place has been well taken care of and it's a beautiful tribute to someone who had, and still has, such an influence on music.