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Fun things to do in MEMPHIS

Bluff City…The River City…the city of music…the city for kids fun! There’s no doubting Memphis is famous for it’s music, with Graceland, Memphis Rock’n’Soul Museum and Sun Studio, but the city is also filled with places to go with kids!

Did you know Memphis was a haven for museums? The Children’s Museum of Memphis (including a fun splash park!), The National Civil Rights Museum (FREE on Monday afternoons!) and Pink Palace Museum (FREE on Tuesday afternoons!) are all perfect to entertain and educate those inquisitive minds!

It’s also filled with fun things to do in nature, great for those hot summer days. The famous Memphis Botanic Garden and the Lichterman Nature Center (FREE on Tuesday afternoons!) are both great places to visit to enjoy the great outdoors.


Want to go walking in Memphis? Perfect! The city is fantastic for those active families who love to get around on foot.

Finger-lickin’ BBQs, swinging music, and history oozing from every corner - Memphis is an incredibly family friendly city that is just waiting to share it’s goodies with the families that visit!  

You’ll be left saying “Memphis - Thank you.  Thank you very much….” (Kids, ask your parents!)

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  • Mud Island River Park

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    Memphis

    Last year nearly 200,000 visitors experienced this unique historical, cultural and recreational attraction. Visitors will enjoy a variety of activities including: touring the ‚½ mile Riverwalk ...

  • Mud Island River Park

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    Memphis

    The museum is comprised of 18 galleries that showcase 10,000 years of history in the Lower Mississippi River Valley.

  • The Fire Museum

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    (1 miles) Memphis

    The Fire Museum of Memphis welcomes you to enjoy a unique experience among fire museums in the United States. We hope the information that follows will illustrate the scope of the memorabilia, ...

  • National Civil Rights Museum

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    (1 miles) Memphis

    The National Civil Rights Museum, located at the Lorraine Motel, the site of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination, chronicles key episodes of the American civil rights movement and the legacy of ...

  • Memphis Zoo

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    (3 miles) Memphis

    The Zoo of tomorrow begins today. Together we are building one of the world's great zoos! Our friendly staff and volunteers are dedicated to providing a naturalistic and enriching sanctuary for our ...

  • Children's Museum Of Memphis

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    (4 miles) Memphis

    The museum creates memorable learning experiences through the joy of play in hands-on exhibits and programs. Plus outdoor splash park!

  • Pink Palace Museum

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    (5 miles) Memphis

    The Pink Palace Museum is one of the largest facilities of its kind in the Southeast. You can walk through a replica of the first self-service grocery store in the country, Clarence Saunders\' Piggly ...

  • Sharpe Planetarium

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    (5 miles) Memphis

    Journey to distant galaxies, explore the solar system and settle back in a comfortable seat in the Sharpe Planetarium as you take a cosmic voyage through the universe. The Lida Gammill Sharpe ...

  • CTI IMAX Center

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    (5 miles) Memphis

    It's a motion picture experience that totally immerses the viewer. The Crew Training International IMAX Theater is the only IMAX Theater in the Mid-South. One of the many fun family places to go if ...

  • Graceland

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    (7 miles) Memphis

    A one of a kind experience to journey through the life of that iconic man we know as Elvis! A historic and musical exploration through the life of a legend!

  • Memphis Botanic Garden

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    (8 miles) Memphis

    If you're looking for that perfect place to stop and smell the roses, perhaps it's time you stopped by the Memphis Botanic Garden. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for ...

  • The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

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    (8 miles) Memphis

    The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, one of Memphis' premier art museums since 1976, specializes in impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings and decorative arts. Throughout its history, the museum ...

  • Putt Putt Golf and Games

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    (10 miles) Memphis

    We offer more entertainment options than any other Family Entertainment Center in the Mid-South. Every year we make the list of top 15 tourist attractions in the Memphis metro area, bringing in ...

  • Lichterman Nature Center

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    (11 miles) Memphis

    Have you visited Lichterman Nature Center? Located in the heart of metropolitan Memphis, the Center features exciting new exhibits, lush gardens featuring native wildflowers and trees, and a ...

  • The Little Gym

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    (12 miles) Germantown

    You can see it in their eyes the first time they run into your arms after class. The new found look of glorious, sparkling confidence. Confidence that will build a foundation to succeed in whatever ...

  • Bogeys Golf and Family Entertainment Center

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    (14 miles) Cordova

    Golf and fun for the whole family at Bogeys!

  • The Incredible Pizza Co and Fun Center

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    (14 miles) Cordova

    If you're not having fun, you must not be at America's Incredible Pizza Company yet! Check out all the cool attractions and in our Fairgrounds! Great for rainy days! One of the many fun family places ...

  • Lets Paint

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    (15 miles) Southaven

    Open Paint: Your Choice Painting and Canvas Size.Studio Picks: Our choice painting/Class like setting .Private Events: Your choice painting for the group. Private room and instructor

  • Kids Play

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    (17 miles) Germantown

    Kids Play is a children's indoor play center and cafe designed to accommodate the entire family.

  • Paintball Park

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    (18 miles) Lakeland

    EZ Paintball and Paintball Park Memphis wish to grow paintball in the mid-south. Paintball is an exciting, action packed experience that\'s fun for all ages. It is currently growing throughout the ...

  • Cedar Hill Farm

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    (28 miles) Hernando

    It's farm time! A fun petting zoo, several play areas, sporting activities as well as seasonal activities with something for all ages.

  • Tunica Riverpark

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    (28 miles) Tunica

    Right in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, The Tunica RiverPark offers a new learning experience like no other. The RiverPark Museum is an extensive, one-of-a-kind interactive, interpretive center ...

  • The Mighty Tunica Queen Riverboat

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    (28 miles) Tunica

    Cruise the mighty Mississippi aboard an authentic riverboat sailing from the spectacular new Tunica RiverPark in the Tunica Casino Resorts area! Click here for our Calendar of Events!

  • Hampson Archeological Museum State Park

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    (29 miles) Wilson

    Hampson Archeological Museum State Park in northeast Arkansas exhibits a nationally renowned collection from the Nodena site, a 15-acre palisaded village that once thrived on a meander bend of the ...

  • Tunica County Museum

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    (37 miles) Tunica

    Take a trip from Tunica's past to present in the new Tunica County Museum. Experience what life was like before the casinos. Interesting fact filled fun tour.See how the Mississippi River has changed ...

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