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Pink Palace Museum, Memphis

3.6
#8 of 27 in Museums in Memphis
Natural History Museum · Hidden Gem · History Museum
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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  • Came here on a Sat and as a summary we were very impressed. Full disclosure, we only spent 45 min exploring and had to leave for another engagement, but we were able to see the highlights which left....  more »
  • I really enjoyed this museum, there is alot of effort in the preservation the the items on display. The only thing that was a bummer was there were a few exhibits being worked on( for future...  more »

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