- TripBuzz found 68 things to do with kids in or near Memphis, Tennessee, including 40 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Germantown, Collierville, Southaven and Tunica.
- From Memphis Zoo to AutoZone Park, the Memphis area offers 38 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Parks, Theaters and Music Museums.
- With a population of over 650,000 people, Memphis is the center for musical entertainment, world renowned BBQ, and a variety of riverfront shopping, dining, and performances. Popular festivals include the Beale Street Music Festival, Memphis Italian Festival, and The World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, the largest pork BBQ contest in the world.
Home to the Memphis Redbirds minor league ballclub, Auto Zone Park, is a terrific venue to watch a game. This award-winning ballpark features great sightlines, affordable tickets and entertainment area with playground for the kids.
A 40-acre indoor and outdoor all-ages attraction, Golf & Games Family Park features a virtual reality roller coaster ride, Sky Trail ropes course, bumper boats, batting cages and putt putt golf. Ride go-karts and play the arcade, and pack a family picnic to enjoy at the outdoor pavilions.
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The National Civil Rights Museum – Lorraine Motel tells the story of one of our nations darkest hours, the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. The museum houses collections, exhibits, research and educational programs chronicling the movement.
Revealed in 1978 to have been a stop on the underground railroad, Slave Haven/Burkle Estate Museum now offers guided tours of the hidden passageways under the house, featuring stories of the slaves who stopped here for a night before embarking up the Mississippi River.
The cultural and natural history of Mid-South America comes to life at the Pink Palace Museum, where exhibits, dioramas and audio-visual presentations animate the region's past, including a medical exhibit, and a replica of the Clarence Saunders Piggly-Wiggly, a classic historic general store.
Stroll along the Riverwalk at Mud Island River Park and view an exact duplicate of the lower Mississippi River including 20 cities located on its shores, ride the monorail, visit the Mississippi River Museum and hear a concert in the amphitheater. Visitors can learn more at the Visitors Center.