Only in Memphis, your group will find the world’s only museum dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of the American soul music at the Stax Museum. Located on the original site of the historic Stax Records Studio, the Stax Museum maintains its continuous status as a steward paying tribute to the recording artists from Stax history and American soul legends. The museum's amazing collection of over 2,000 artifacts, interactive exhibits, films, and galleries the Stax Museum will amaze your group and teach them all they need to know about the groovy beginnings of American Soul.
Tours lead you through the actual birthplace of soul music, a modest 1906 country Mississippi Delta Church that has been fitted within the museum. Next go express yourself on the Dance Floor beside projected big screen reruns of Soul Train. You will also see a replica of recording Studio A, as well as the Hall of Records/Wall of Sound, featuring labels from 1957 to 1975. Currently you will be able to view the first contemporary art exhibit featured here in a decade, the Stax: Visions of Soul visual arts celebration of songs from the iconic Stax Catalog. You can also see up close and personal the stunning Isaac Hayes custom Cadillac Eldorado.