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Visitor's Guide: Memphis

Pink Palace Museum

The House That Piggly Wiggly Built
  • Neighborhood: University of Memphis Area
  • Category: Local History & Culture
  • Hours: Mo to Sa from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Su from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes

Description

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.

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