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Every music lover must take the ultimate rock 'n' roll pilgrimage! Learn more about what your viewers can experience while taking a journey through the King of Rock 'n' Roll's famous Graceland.


Graceland Mansion

Step inside Graceland Mansion and follow in the same steps as Elvis himself as you enjoy an interactive iPad tour of where Elvis lived, relaxed and spent time with his friends and family. One of the most famous Memphis tours, the Graceland Mansion tour includes Elvis’ living room, music room, parents' bedroom, dining room, kitchen, TV room, pool room and the famous Jungle Room.

After touring the Mansion, check out the other great parts of the 14-acre estate as you tour Vernon Presley’s business office and Elvis’ racquetball building. Also part of the Mansion tour you'll visit Elvis’ trophy building that houses an amazing collection of his gold and platinum records, as well as other great memorabilia from Elvis’ early career, his movies, his charitable endeavors and more. The final stop on the tour of Graceland Mansion is Meditation Garden where Elvis and members of his family have been laid to rest.

Elvis Presley Automobile Museum

Elvis loved cars and the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum displays some of his favorites. Stroll down a tree-lined street with a drive-in theater and see over 17 vehicles owned by Elvis. Highlights include his Harley-Davidson motorcycles, a Stutz Blackhawk, a 1975 Dino Ferrari, a 1956 Cadillac Eldorado convertible and more. Also, see some of Elvis’ favorite motorized toys, including a go-cart, dune buggy, motorized three-wheelers and a pedal car.

Elvis’ Custom Jets

Elvis purchased a 1958 Convair 880 in April 1975 and named it Lisa Marie after his  daughter. He spent more than $800,000 having the jet remodeled. Climb aboard this customized jet that features a living room, conference room, sitting room, and private bedroom, as well as gold-plated seat belts, suede chairs, leather covered tables, 24-karat gold-flecked sinks and more. Then, take a peek inside Elvis’ smaller Lockheed Jet Star, customized by Elvis with a yellow and green interior, which was primarily used for taking Elvis’ manager and his staff from city to city on his concert tours.

I Shot Elvis 

Elvis was one of the most photographed celebrities in history and the Graceland Archives houses over 50,000 images of him. This new 2015 exhibit explores the photographers who captured shots of Elvis from the time he was an unknown kid trying to make it big, to some of his biggest concerts in the 1970s.

Elvis’ Hawaii: Concerts, Movies and More!

Celebrate Elvis’ love for Hawaii and the 40th anniversary of “Aloha from Hawaii” in this new exhibit for 2013. This is the first exhibit to explore Elvis’ connection with the islands. The exhibit allows you to experience Elvis’ Hawaii and see why it was one of his favorite places to vacation. The exhibit features never-before-seen footage of Elvis, several of his jumpsuits worn during his concerts in Hawaii, and color footage of Elvis' first Hawaiian concert.

Graceland Archives Experience 

After your tour of Graceland Mansion, get a glimpse into the Graceland Archives as you explore over 300 artifacts from our collection inside the Graceland Archives Studio. While at the studio, learn more about Elvis' life and career through a special video presentation featuring footage housed in our video archives.


Elvis in Hollywood: From Teen Idol to Leading Man 

This exhibit is included only as part of the Graceland VIP Tour.

In 1956, Elvis added movie star to his growing list of accomplishments when his first film, "Love Me Tender," opened in theaters. This new, limited-time VIP exhibit celebrates the 60th anniversary of Elvis' film debut and explores his 31 feature films and two concert documentaries through displays of movie costumes, scripts, photos, video and other fascinating artifacts from Elvis' movie career.


Elvis' Tupelo

Fans now have the opportunity to explore the city that Elvis first called home. Elvis' Tupelo combines photos, video, and memorabilia in an interactive experience for fans to enjoy. Fans can see archival footage of Elvis' 1956 Tupelo Homecoming and scroll through childhood photos, rare artifacts and more. Fans also have access to some of the Presley family's clothing, personal photos, receipts, plus concert memorabilia and more.


The Guest House at Graceland

The Guest House at Graceland is more than a full-service hotel. Its 450 spacious rooms and a range of contemporary facilities, including two restaurants, spaces for meetings and special events and a 464-seat theater for live performances and movies. It's the gateway to your visit to Graceland and the perfect place to stay while discovering everything that Memphis has to offer. It's classic elegance and modern luxury - friendly, refined and uniquely Elvis.  
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Elvis Week 2017
August 11-19, 2017

Elvis Week 2017 will be Friday, August 11 - Saturday, August 19 at Graceland in Memphis. This celebration will include concerts, dances, conferences, sporting events and much more. Highlights will include the annual Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, and the Candlelight Vigil. Special guests will be in Memphis to celebrate this very special anniversary.
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Christmas at Graceland
November 16, 2017 - January 8, 2018

During the holiday season, the tour of Graceland is extra special with the interior and exterior of the mansion decorated for the holidays. See traditional lights and decorations including hundreds of blue lights along the driveway, a life-size Nativity scene, Santa and his sleigh and much more originally displayed by Elvis. The interior of Graceland mansion is decked out in Christmas decor and includes his traditional red velvet drapes and Presley family Christmas artifacts on display. Learn more.

2018 Elvis Birthday Celebration
January 2018

Fans gather in January each year to celebrate Elvis' birthday. The special celebration includes dances, an Elvis Insiders Reception, fan club event and more. On January 8, Elvis' birthday, fans gather at Graceland for a special Elvis Birthday Proclamation Ceremony. 

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