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, ...
Peabody Place is part of an ambitious downtown renewal effort that includes complexes of restaurants, shops and apartments. Developer Jack
Belz and his wife Marilyn have put their private collection of Chinese art on display for the public in ...
Are you in the mood for a truly larger than life movie experience? The IMAX (short for "Image Maximum") in
the Pink Palace Museum could be just the ticket. The giant four story screen and the six channel, 10,000 ...