Stax Museum of American Soul Music

Admission Tickets to Stax Museum

Get up close and personal with the history of soul music. Get your tickets to the Stax Museum online and get ready to explore the museum at the heart of Memphis' Soulsville neighborhood.

Telling The History of Stax Records

The aptly named museum tells the story of Stax Records, one of the major soul music record labels in the 1960s and 1970s. It presents the beginnings of the label, as well as its development and influence on the American music landscape. During your visit, you will get to explore the interesting history of soul artists such as Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, Booker T. & the M.G.’s, Sam & Dave and many more.

A variety of exhibitions illuminate the historical aspects of soul music, focusing on its turbulent history, as well as the culture of the time. In its exhibition halls, you will find original recordings, musical instruments, costumes, photographs, personal belongings of the artists and other memorabilia. The exhibitions provide an insight into the creative atmosphere of Stax Records and the importance of the label in music history.

The museum is located in the historic Soulsville neighborhood of Memphis, which has played an important role in the history of soul music. It is part of a larger campus that includes the Stax Museum, Stax Music Academy, Soulsville Charter School and the Soulsville Foundation Headquarters. Of course, you can also explore the neighborhood and experience the rich musical history of the region.

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926 E McLemore Ave, Memphis, TN 38126

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