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Elvis

Education

Children at GracelandThe Graceland Education Program is a unique, enriching experience that is designed to engage young minds and show every visitor—student or teacher— the path to making dreams a reality just as Elvis Presley did.

Our practical learning program uses the impact of Elvis storytelling, the dynamic use of technology through our iPad tour and the environment of Elvis Presley's home, Graceland, in Memphis, Tennessee.

It enhances the power of active participation to spark creativity and capture the hidden potential within your students. We think you’ll find this incredible experience to be one of the best field trips in Memphis.

The Graceland Education Program "Schooled on Rock" offers a unique experience tailored to match your students' needs and curriculum, including homeschool groups. Our learning program can be designed around the many facets of Elvis Presley's life.


Benefits for Student Groups Visiting Graceland*

  1. Customized lesson plans specific to class needs
  2. Free packet with pre- and post-trip activities
  3. Free performance space available for musical groups
  4. Pre-trip school visit to get kids excited about Elvis and visiting Graceland (Mid-South area schools only)
  5. While you're at Graceland, our staff can provide a standards-based curriculum lesson focused on Elvis for an additional fee, in addition to the tour options.
*Limited availability and two-week advance reservations required.

Visit our Student Group section for more information on planning your group's visit to Graceland.

Elvis Lesson Plans**
Below is just a sampling of the Elvis Lesson Plans that have been developed for student group trips to Elvis' Presley's Graceland: 

**Please note: These lesson plans are for use during on-site visits only and would be conducted by Graceland's Education Coordinator. Standards will vary depending on state and school district.

Performance Opportunities
Student choral, orchestra and band groups are invited to rock out and share their own style of music while visiting the historic home of the king. Space is available for performances at Elvis Presley's Memphis, located across the street from Graceland Mansion. In order to perform, groups must purchase tickets for tours at Graceland.

Click here to download a Graceland Performance Request Form.

Kids Activity Book
Download a copy of our FREE Graceland Kids Activity Book that includes great ways for young visitors to enjoy their visit. The book includes word jumble, connect the dots, word find, coloring pages and more. You can also stop by Graceland Guest Services during your visit to pick up a copy.

Download Kids Activity Book (PDF)

Graceland Field Trip Worksheets
Need ideas for extra activities for your students? Download a field trip worksheet and/or scavenger hunt for your students to use during or following their visit: