Elvis Presley’s Graceland starting up reside digital tours

FILE – In an Aug. 15, 2017 file photograph, supporters wait in line exterior Graceland, Elvis Presley’s Memphis household, in Memphis, Tenn. Elvis Presley’s Graceland says it will reopen Thursday, May possibly 21, 2020 soon after it shut down tours and reveals owing to the new coronavirus outbreak. The tourist attraction in Memphis, Tennessee, said Sunday that it has modified its tours, and cafe and retail functions, due to the fact it closed in March.Brandon Dill/AP

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley’s Graceland is now offering are living on the net excursions for fans all around the entire world, which includes those people who won’t be able to travel to the Tennessee tourist attraction all through the coronavirus pandemic.

Graceland claimed the two-hour guided tours will consider digital visitors into Presley’s previous Memphis residence, which has been turned into a museum, and via the Meditation Backyard, in which 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 stroll via the enjoyment elaborate, which properties exhibits and artifacts linked to Presley. Viewers will be in a position to talk to inquiries throughout the tours.


Graceland commonly hosts hundreds of thousands of people a calendar year. But the vacationer attraction has noticed a drop in site visitors in the course of the virus outbreak. Graceland was shut for quite a few weeks previous calendar year and is now open up for confined-capacity, in-individual excursions.

Digital tours are scheduled for Jan. 27, Feb. 25, and March 25, with a lot more dates anticipated.

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