Tour Information

The GRAND Tour

Are you ready to experience Memphis through an African American historical lens?

Are you ready to take an eye-opening journey that enlightens and entertains?

Would you prefer to start your tour when you want and take as long as you want?

Perhaps you are traveling alone or with friends?

We can accommodate 1-10 guests.

Don’t want to share this experience with people you don’t know? Want a private tour?

This is the tour for you!

What You Can Expect

Sites on the tour include:

Slave Haven: a site that documents the history of the Underground Railroad
Historic Mason Temple: where on April 3, 1968, the day before his assassination, Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous last speech; “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop.”
The National Civil Rights Museum/Lorraine Motel: where they trace the history of the
Civil Rights Movement from its roots to the present. The site of the assassination of Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Beale Street: hear “the rest of the story” about one of America’s most iconic streets;
also known as “the Negro Main Street USA,” and was officially named the “Home of the
Blues” by an act of Congress in 1977.
There is so much more to Memphis than Downtown, and we are excited to show you
more of it!

We will visit other neighborhoods such as:
Uptown
Pinch District
South Memphis
Soulsville
The Edge
Think it’s over?

Last and most certainly not least, your visit would not be complete without giving you the opportunity to see additional historic landmarks like:

The Mighty Mississippi River/Riverfront
The Pyramid/Bass Pro Shops
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
LeMoyne Owen: Memphis’ historically black college
Auction Square
Cotton Row
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Historic Clayborn Temple
I Am A Man Plaza
And so much more!

African American History Tour of Memphis – Overview Tour

On this 2-hour African American History tour, we will be your “conductor” and take you on a journey through Memphis that will be sure to open your eyes to some of the most historical times from slavery through the Civil Rights Movement and beyond.
There is so much more to Memphis than Downtown! We will explore neighborhoods, such as:

Uptown
Pinch District
South Memphis
Soulsville
The Edge
Think it’s over?

Your visit would not be complete without giving you the opportunity to see additional historic landmarks like:

The Mighty Mississippi River/Riverfront
The Pyramid/Bass Pro Shops
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
LeMoyne-Owen College
Auction Square
Cotton Row
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
And so much more!


The Mind, Body, and Soul Tour

Join The Mind, Body, and Soul Tour, and let us be your “conductor” and take you on a journey through Memphis, which is eye-opening, enlightening as well as entertaining!

Some of the sites on this one-of-a-kind tour include:
Slave Haven: a site that documents the history of the Underground Railroad.
Historic Mason Temple: where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his last speech; “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop”.
The National Civil Rights Museum/Lorraine Motel: where the history of the Civil Rights Movement is traced from its roots to the present.
Stax Museum of American Soul Music: right in the heart of Soulsville, USA.

The richness of Memphis’ history is often one of this city’s best kept secrets. Let’s explore “the rest of the story”. The possibilities are endless!

Once you’ve discovered and uncovered the history of Memphis, complete your experience by enjoying a soulful meal from an authentic Memphis restaurant. This tour will feed your mind, body and soul! Tours run on Saturday or by request. Minimum of 4 ppl must be met. $68 per person.

Tours run Every Saturday. Minimum of 4ppl must be met. Cost: $68 per person

Step-on Guide Service

We offer this tour option for groups over 10 people. You provide the transportation and we will “Step-on” your vehicle and share the richness of Memphis’ history with your group. Great for family reunions, church groups, student groups and corporate events. Contact us to customize your journey through Memphis

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