Last updated: 12/1/2011
Memphis, Tennessee
3050 Central Ave
Memphis, TN 38111
phone: 901-636-2362
Monday - Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

$5.75-CHILD (3-12)

Combination Exhibits* and Planetarium
$7.75-CHILD (3-12)

Combination Exhibits* and IMAX
$9.00-CHILD (3-12)

Combination Exhibits*, IMAX, and Planetarium $17.50-ADULT $16.00-SENIOR $13.00-CHILD (3-12)

Crew Training International IMAX Theater

$6.25-CHILD (3-12)

IMAX Double Feature
$10.00-CHILD (3-12)

Combination IMAX and Planetarium
$9.00-CHILD (3-12)

Combination IMAX and Exhibits*
$9.00-CHILD (3-12)

Combination IMAX, Exhibits*, and Planetarium $17.50-ADULT $16.00-SENIOR $13.00-CHILD (3-12)

Sharpe Planetarium

$4.00-CHILD (3-12)

LASER SHOW TICKET $6.25 ($5.25 for members)

Combination Planetarium and Exhibits*
$7.75-CHILD (3-12)

Combination Planetarium and IMAX
$9.00-CHILD (3-12)

Combination Planetarium , IMAX, and Exhibits* $17.50-ADULT $16.00-SENIOR $13.00-CHILD (3-12)
Ronald Coleman, President

Pink Palace Museum: The Pink Palace Museum is one of the largest facilities of its kind in the Southeast. 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.' Museum.History='Headquarters for the Pink Palace Family of Museums, the Pink Palace was originally designed to be the dream home of wealthy entrepreneur Clarence Saunders. The museum derives its name from the mansion's ornate pink Georgian marble facade. Saunders, an entrepreneur and founder of Piggly Wiggly, began building the house in the early 1920's, but due to a legal dispute with the New York Exchange, he had to declare bankruptcy and the unfinished building was eventually given to the city in the late 1920s for use as a museum.


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Richmond, Virginia

Riggs Ward Design (RWD) is an award-winning experience planning and design studio headquartered in historic Richmond, Virginia. Over the past 24 years, we have provided experience design, strategic master planning, interpretive planning, research, content analysis, and storyline development for museums, universities, corporations, and cultural institutions. RWD’s services also include exhibit ephemera, books, and fundraising campaign materials.

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