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Pink Palace Museum, Memphis

3.6
#7 of 27 in Museums in Memphis
Covered in pink Georgian marble, Pink Palace Museum presents historical replicas, dioramas, and artifacts related to Memphis and the mid-South. At the entrance, look for a three-panel mural that depicts Spain's discovery of the Mississippi River and the first encounters with Native Americans. See exhibits of ancient artifacts and pottery, preserved dinosaur fossils, and mounted animals. Learn about the Civil War and the changing roles of women and African Americans in Memphis, and find out about the music and culture of the area. You'll also get to see a miniature circus, and a replica of Piggly Wiggly--the United States' first self-service grocery store. Plan to visit Pink Palace Museum during your Memphis vacation using our convenient Memphis trip planner.
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  • They have some stuff you would expect to have in a natural history museum. But they did have some unique displays from local collectors and area specific exhibits. We where there for 3 hours there is....  more »
  • Once you find the front door you will discover many wonders to investigate. Tuesday afternoons are free and on other days there is an entry charge. Loved the display and information about the Piggly.....  more »

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