A repository of Memphis antiquity and cultural and natural history, the Pink Palace Museum is the largest facility of it’s kind in the Southeast. Kids will enjoy the life-size dinosaur, the multitude of animal skeletons, the replica Piggly Wiggly grocery story, and much more, including an IMAX threatre and planetarium.
At the Pink Palace Museum, you can walk through a replica of the first self-service grocery store in the country, Clarence Saunders’ Piggly Wiggly. Explore the cultural and natural history of the Mid-South through exciting exhibits, dioramas, and audio-visuals. Trace Memphis’ development from the time of Spanish explorers through the Civil War and the yellow fever epidemics. Learn from the award-winning medical exhibit how health care grew to be Memphis’ largest industry.
You will also see how dinosaurs and fossils dramatically chronicle our ever-changing planet. The Museum also hosts a number of touring exhibits for you to see and experience throughout the year.
Each year hundreds of thousands of people visit the Memphis Pink Palace Museum. Their recent 75th anniversary brought a surge of excitement to the City of Memphis. More than 5,000 people attended the birthday party.
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