Memphis, Tennessee: Stax Museum of American Soul Music Team Field Report

926 E. McLemore Ave., Memphis, TN
South side of downtown. From South: I-240 exit 28A. Merge onto Cummings St., drive north one-half mile, then turn left onto McLemore Ave. for a quarter-mile. From North: I-240 exit 28 A. Loop back over the freeway, then take an immediate left onto Cummings St. Drive north one-half mile, then turn left onto McLemore Ave. for a quarter-mile.
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Stax Museum of American Soul Music.

Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Built on the site of the 1960s-70s soul label Stax Records. See Isaac Hayes' custom gold Cadillac, dance on an "Express Yourself" disco floor to videos from Soul Train. Report... [10/08/2017]

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Soul Train dance floor.

Soul Music Museum: Soul Train Dance Floor

Excellent intro video, displays, live music, and memorabilia. A tour well worth the admission just to dance funky on the Soul Train floor.

[Brooke Lancaster, 07/28/2016]
World's Only Soul Music Museum

The original site of Stax Records, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music is a 17,000-square-foot facility with more than 2,000 exhibits, videos, films, photographs, musical instruments, stage costumes, cars, and other artifacts that tell the story of Stax Records and other soul music labels.

[ Team, 04/18/2007]

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