Elvis Presley’s Graceland starting reside digital excursions

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 picture, lovers wait in line outdoors Graceland, Elvis Presley’s Memphis home, in Memphis, Tenn. Elvis Presley’s Graceland states it will reopen Thursday, May 21, 2020 after it shut down excursions and reveals owing to the new coronavirus outbreak. The tourist attraction in Memphis, Tennessee, explained Sunday that it has altered its tours, and restaurant and retail operations, considering the fact that it shut in March.Brandon Dill/AP

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley’s Graceland is now offering stay on line tours for followers about the planet, such as these who are not able to vacation to the Tennessee tourist attraction throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Graceland mentioned the two-hour guided tours will consider virtual visitors into Presley’s previous Memphis home, which has been turned into a museum, and by the Meditation Garden, wherever he is buried. The singer and actor died in Memphis on Aug. 16, 1977.

Also bundled in the $100 ticket is a tour of Presley’s jet and a wander via the amusement intricate, which homes reveals and artifacts connected to Presley. Viewers will be ready to inquire inquiries during the excursions.


Graceland typically hosts hundreds of thousands of people a year. But the tourist attraction has seen a fall in website visitors in the course of the virus outbreak. Graceland was closed for various months very last yr and is now open up for confined-potential, in-particular person tours.

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

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