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Cordova - Attractions


You can contact the Memphis CVB for additional information about this specific area. Here's their contact info:


Memphis CVB
47 Union Ave.
Memphis, TN   38103
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Here's a list of some fun things to see and do while you make great memories in Cordova:


Bogey's Golf and Family Entertainment Center

7800 Fischer Steel Rd.,  Cordova, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - A 35 acre park with something for everyone. Bogey's offers a driving range, pitch & putt golf course, rides, mini golf & batting cages.



A. Schwab Dry Goods Store

163 Beale St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Visit the oldest family owned and operated general store in Memphis and the Mid-South. A. Schwab has been in operation since 1876.



Agricenter International Inc.

7777Walnut Grove Rd.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - This event facility offers special events year 'round. How about a Farmers Market, an RV park and free parking. Be sure and check out their web site for the event schedule.



ALSAC / Danny Thomas Pavilion - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

332 N. Lauderdale,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is a premier state of the art pediatric cancer research institute founded by entertainer Danny Thomas. Been sure to visit the St. Jude's web site and make a donation. You'll not receive a better value for you money anywhere.



American Dream Safari Sightseeing Tours

99 S. 2nd St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Imagine this. . . Cruise in a '55 Cadillac just because Elvis would 'of done it that way.



Art Museum of the University of Memphis

3750 Norriswood, Communications & Fine Arts Bldg.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Check out their web site or call for their schedule of changing exhibits of contemporary art. Permanent collections includes: Egyptian Antiquates & the Neil Nokes W. African Art Collection. A Must See!



AutoZone Park

175 Toyota Plaza, Ste, 300,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Be sure to visit one of the finest ballparks anywhere! The Memphis Redbirds are the AAA affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. Baseball, music and fun. It's all at AutoZone Park. Don't Miss It!



Beale Street Historic District

203 Beale St., Ste. 300,,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Visit three blocks of restaurants, nightclubs and shopping in the heart of downtown Memphis. Live music and street entertainment seven days a week! Ah - - - Beale Street!



Build-A-Bear Workshop

Wolfchase Galleria,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Guests from 3 to 103 will enjoy choosing, stuffing, stitching, fluffing and naming their unique stuffed animal.



Carriage Tours of Memphis

393 N. Main St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - How about a horse drawn carriage through downtown Memphis for a great start of your Memphis vacation! Drivers give history as well as info on attractions, food, etc… Available for weddings and parties.



Center for Southern Folklore & Café

119 Main St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Enjoy this informal folklife center presenting music and arts & crafts. Cultural tours, noon time shows, exhibits, cyber café, lunches and gift shop.



The Children's Museum of Memphis

2525 Central Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Watch your children enter a world of discovery and fun! Hands on exhibits include Going Places, WaterWORKS!, Growing Healthy, Art Smart and Cityscape.



Chucalissa Archaeological Museum

1987 Indian Village Dr.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - The Chucalissa is a prehistoric Native American site dating to the 15th century. Includes a museum and gift shop, reconstructed village and nature trail



Cooper-Young Entertainment District

Cooper & Young Sts.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - The Cooper-Young Entertainment District features antique shops, restaurants, bars and specialty shops. There's a Street Festival the second Saturday in Sept., with live music and local arts / crafts.



Cordova Cellars Winery & Vineyard

9050 Macon Rd.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Visit this full production winery & vineyard located in a beautiful rural setting and enjoy tours and tastings with picnic and group facilities available. You'll also find wine sales and gifts.



The Dixon Gallery & Gardens

4339 Park Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - This former private estate features impressionist and post impressionist paintings and exhibitions from the finest collections in the world.



Ducks Unlimited International Headquarters

One Waterfowl Way,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Enjoy tours and displays of wetlands ecosystems at the international headquarters facility of North America's largest wetlands conservation organization.



Elvis Presley's Graceland

3734 Elvis Presley Blvd.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Here you can experience Elvis at his home in Memphis. Visit Graceland, stay at the Heartbreak Hotel and eat at Elvis Presley Memphis on Beale Street.



Elvis Presley's Memphis

126 Beale St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Here's where you'll find a cool and campy elegance in décor featuring American cuisine with southern classics and live music. All Characterize Elvis Presley's Memphis.



Fire Museum of Memphis

118 Adams Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Located in Engine Firehouse No. 1, built in 1910, the museum houses artifacts dating back to the early 1900's.



Gibson Beale Street Showcase

145 Lt. George W. Lee Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - This live music venue features local and national acts with a full bar and food available for unique group rentals.



Gibson Guitar Factory Tour

145 Lt. George W. Lee Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - See handcraftsmanship at its best on a docent led tour of sixteen work stations in the Gibson Guitar Factory in downtown Memphis.



Hard Rock Café Memphis

315 Beale Street,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Your Memphis Hard Rock Café is located on historic Beale Street in the heart of downtown entertainment district. "Home of the Blues" and the "Birthplace of Rock 'n Roll".



Historic Elmwood Cemetery

824 S. Dudley St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Under the shade of 1,000 trees, Elmwood Cemetery was established in 1852. 70,000 people who make up the colorful history of Memphis are buried here.



Ice Chalet

Mall of Memphis,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Enjoy ice skating, ice hockey and figure skating lessons. Group rates, birthday parties, broomball and private rentals.



Jillian's

150 Peabody Pl. Ste.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Jillian's is an entertainment & dining universe. Come see for yourself why they are call Party Central! ! Jillian's. . . Eat. . . Drink. . . Play!



Libertyland Amusement Park

940 Early Maxwell Blvd., Mid-South Fairgrounds,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Family fun, exciting rides, show stopping entertainment, food and games are just part of the Libertyland experience.



Lichterman Nature Center

5992 Quince Rd.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - At Lichterman you can explore 65 acres of forest, lake & meadow. The center includes 3 miles of trails, boardwalks & environmental exhibits.



Lindenwood Concerts

2400 Union Ave. at East Pkwy.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Now in it s 24th season, presenting an array of concerts from The Vienna Boys Choir to The US Marine Band. Reserved seating, nursery & handicap accessible.



Magevney House

198 Adams Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Historic 1830's clapboard cottage and gardens. One of the oldest homes in the city and home to the cities first teacher. Walking tours offered.



Main Street Trolley

547 N. Main St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Enjoy a nostalgic ride through many downtown attractions including the Pyramid, Pinch District, The Convention Center, Beale St. & The Orpheum Theatre.



Mallory-Neely House

652 Adams Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - The Mallory-Neely House, an Italianate mansion in Victorian Village, built in 1852, has been restored with authentic décor and period furnishings.



Mason Temple

938 Mason St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Historical site of Church of God in Christ World Headquarters & entombment of founder, Charles H. Mason, & the site of Dr. Martin Luther King's 'Mountain Top' speech.



Memphis Belle Pavilion

125 N. Front St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - The Memphis Belle is located in her pavilion on Mud Island River Park in downtown Memphis. She was the first to complete her missions during WWII.



Memphis Botanic Garden

750 Cherry Rd.,,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Over 96 acres of sweeping vistas, encompassing lakes, woodlands and display gardens.



Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

1934 Poplar Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Founded in 1916, the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is the oldest and largest fine arts museum in Tennessee!



Memphis College of Art

1930 Poplar Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Founded in 1936, dedicated to excellence in art & design education. Conferring both Bachelor of Fine Arts & Master of Fine Arts degrees.



Memphis Pink Palace Museum

3050 Central Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - A natural and cultural history museum focusing on the mid-South. Includes a planetarium and IMAX theater.



Memphis Queen Riverboats

45 Riverside Dr.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Mark Twain's Mississippi River comes alive! South's biggest riverboat fleet. Paddlewheelers and showboats. Public and private cruises.



Memphis Rock 'n Soul Museum

145 Lt. George W. Lee Ave.,,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Artifacts, pictures, words and music highlighted in six galleries. There's also an audio gallery where you can examine the history of Memphis music and its cultural impact.



Memphis Zoo

2000 Prentiss Pl.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Home to more than 35,000 animals, right in the heart of Memphis. Now open: China, featuring 15 animal species, authentic architecture and more.



Mississippi River Museum

125 N. Front St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - 18 gallery museum of the natural cultural history of the lower Mississippi River. Over 5,000 artifacts tell the river's story.



Mud Island River Park

125 N. Front St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Experience the river. Recreational and educational facility with museum. Riverwalk model. Canoe, kayak and bike rentals and gift shops and restaurants.



National Civil Rights Museum

450 Mulberry St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - The National Civil Rights Museum chronicles the Civil Rights Movement from Slavery to present day human rights movements.



National Ornamental Metal Museum

374 Metal Museum Dr.,,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - The only institution in the Americas dedicated to the preservation and advancement of fine metalwork. Changing exhibits on a regular basis so call for information. You'll also find a working blacksmith shop.



The New Overton Square

Madison Ave. at Cooper St.,,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Multi-block entertainment district featuring 15+ restaurants, a brew pub, unique shops, an art house film theatre, plus professional theatre.



Opera Memphis

4821 American Way Ste. 102,,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - A professional opera company in its 47th season. Artists from around the world come and perform the greatest operas written.



Orpheum Theatre

203 S. Main,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Where Broadway meets Beale! 1928 restored movie palace hosting opera, ballet and touring Broadway!



The Peabody Hotel

149 Union Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Memphis' only historic hotel has 468 luxurious rooms and suites and is located within two blocks walking distance of historic Beale St.



The Peabody Palace Museum

119 S. Main St., Concourse Level,,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - World class collection of mainly 19th century Chinese art. Consists of jade sculptures, ivory carvings, Imperial textiles & furnishings, etc. . .



Pinch Historic District

N. Main St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - The newest entertainment area in downtown Memphis. "The Pinch" has seven restaurants / bars with live entertainment. There is also antique shopping.



Playhouse on the Square (The Circuit Playhouse)

1705 Poplar Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Memphis' only professional live theatre, offering the best of Broadway and off-Broadway at an affordable price. Group discounts are available.



Putt-Putt Family Park

5484 Summer Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - 40 acre park with putt-putt golf, go karts, laser tag, driving range, pro shop, batting cages, bumper boats, kiddie rides, game room and concessions. Fun for everyone!



The Pyramid

One Auction Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - The Pyramid is home to the NBA Grizzlies, University of Memphis Tigers, concerts, family shows and art exhibits.



Raoul Wallenberg Overton Park Shell

1928 Poplar Ave., Overton Park,,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Saturday afternoon spring and summer concerts featuring today's cutting edge music and yesterday's blues and rock 'n roll.



The Robinson Archive & Gallery

44 Huling St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Gallery of Vogue fine art photographer Jack Robinson (1928 - 1997). Jack's work includes fashion, people and street scenes from 1949 - 1973.



Sharpe Planetarium

3050 Central Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Explore the universe, learn about our solar system and hear the stories behind the constellations. The Sharpe Planetarium takes you to the stars! !!



Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum (Burkle Estate)

826 N. 2nd St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Explore this waystation on the underground railroad. A secret cellar and a trap door reveal the escape route of runaway slaves.



Soulsville: Stax Museum of American Soul Music

926 E. McLemore,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Stax Museum presents the legacy of Stax Records & it's artists: Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, Carla & Rufus Thomas, Booker T & the MG's and more.



Sun Studio

706 Union St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Take a guided tour of the most famous recording studio in the world, the legendary Sun Studio: "Birthplace of Rock."



Theatre Memphis

630 Perkins Ext.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - One of the oldest and most successful community theatres in the US since 1920, presenting Broadway musicals and alternative off-Broadway shows.



Union Planter's IMAX Theater

3050 Central Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - IMAX reveals images of unsurpassed clarity and impact. The ultimate film experience. Visit exotic locals and adventures for family fun.



W.C. Handy House Museum

352 Beale St.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Recapture the flavor of old Beale St. at the Memphis home of the "Father of the Blues," where he wrote his most famous blues songs.



W.C. Handy Performing Arts Park

Beale St. Between 3rd St. & Rufus Thomas Blvd.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Outdoor performing arts park in the heart of Beale Street. Call for concert schedule or to book an event.



WONDERS: The Memphis International Cultural Series

The Pyramid, One Auction Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - WONDERS has earned an international reputation by presenting Ramesses the Great, Napoleon, The Titanic and other blockbuster exhibitions.



Woodruff - Fontaine House Museum

680 Adams Ave.,  Memphis, TN or you can contact the Memphis CVB @ (800) 863-6744 for additional information.  - Exquisitely restored French Victorian mansion built in 1870 on "Millionaires Row" is filled with period antiques and a renowned textile collection.






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