This museum is housed in the Georgian marble home built in the 1920s by Clarence Sanders, founder of the Piggly Wiggly ... More
Pink Palace Museum
This museum is housed in the Georgian marble home built in the 1920s by Clarence Sanders, founder of the Piggly Wiggly grocery store chain. Sanders never got to live here, and the city transformed the site into a complex of attractions, including the Sharpe Planetarium and an IMAX theater . The Pink Palace's exhibits cover topics ranging from dinosaurs to the Civil War, and from the early Spanish explorers to the evolution of medical research in Memphis.
This building was the Memphis home of William Christopher Handy, who is often referred to as the "Father of the
Blues." He wrote the song "Memphis Blues" in 1912 at the request of E.H. Crump, then running for mayor, ...
Memphis' main museum is housed in a marble building completed in 1916. The architecturally beautiful rooms house an outstanding collection
of medieval art and a small but worthwhile collection of Impressionist works. One room is dedicated to a "touch" ...
King's Palace Cafe is a great place on Beale in which to have a pre blues club dinner or a
late night bowl of chili. The gumbo has won many local awards, but some people may find it overly ...