The Pink Palace Museum and Planetarium in Memphis, Tennessee is one of the most pupular museums in the city. The museum, which serves as the Mid-South’s major science and historical museum, is a part of the Pink Palace Family of Museums, a collection of historic and educational attractions maintained by the City of Memphis and Memphis Museums, Inc.
The Pink Palace Mansion was designed in the early 1920s to be the home of Clarence Saunders, a prominent Memphian and founder of Piggly Wiggly stores. In the late 1920s the home was given to the city of Memphis to be used as a museum. Today the Mansion features fascinating exhibits such as Museum Memories, Memphis Music and Changing Roles of Women.
|Address:||3050 Central Ave., Memphis, TN 38111|
|Exhibits:||You are welcome to explore the cultural and natural history of the Mid-South through exciting exhibits, dioramas, and audio-visuals. Permanent exhibits of the Pink Palace Museum and Planetarium include Cultural History of the Mid-South, Natural History Exhibits, The Mansion.|
|Hours||Monday – Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday 12pm – 5pm
The Pink Palace Museum is closed to the public on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
$8.25-SENIOR (ages 60+)
Hours and admission fees subject to change. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the museum in question before planning your visit.