Elvis Presley’s Graceland starting off reside digital tours

FILE - In an Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, fans wait in line outside Graceland, Elvis Presley's Memphis home, in Memphis, Tenn. Elvis Presley's Graceland says it will reopen Thursday, May 21, 2020 after it shut down tours and exhibits due to the new coronavirus outbreak. The tourist attraction in Memphis, Tennessee, said Sunday that it has adjusted its tours, and restaurant and retail operations, since it closed in March.
FILE – In an Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, supporters hold out in line exterior Graceland, Elvis Presley’s Memphis dwelling, in Memphis, Tenn. Elvis Presley’s Graceland suggests it will reopen Thursday, May possibly 21, 2020 after it shut down tours and displays thanks to the new coronavirus outbreak. The tourist attraction in Memphis, Tennessee, claimed Sunday that it has altered its excursions, and restaurant and retail operations, given that it shut in March.Brandon Dill/AP

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley’s Graceland is now featuring live on the web tours for followers around the globe, such as those people who can not travel to the Tennessee tourist attraction throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Graceland said the two-hour guided excursions will choose digital readers into Presley’s former Memphis home, which has been turned into a museum, and through the Meditation Backyard, the place he is buried. The singer and actor died in Memphis on Aug. 16, 1977.

Also integrated in the $100 ticket is a tour of Presley’s jet and a wander via the amusement intricate, which residences reveals and artifacts associated to Presley. Viewers will be able to talk to concerns through the excursions.


Graceland typically hosts hundreds of countless numbers of people a 12 months. But the vacationer attraction has viewed a drop in site visitors through the virus outbreak. Graceland was shut for quite a few months previous 12 months and is now open for confined-ability, in-particular person tours.

Digital tours are scheduled for Jan. 27, Feb. 25, and March 25, with extra dates envisioned.

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