Elvis Presley’s Graceland beginning reside digital tours

Jan. 15, 2021Up to date: Jan. 15, 2021 3:24 p.m. FILE – In an Aug. 15,

FILE – In an Aug. 15, 2017 file image, followers hold out in line exterior Graceland, Elvis Presley’s Memphis home, in Memphis, Tenn. Elvis Presley’s Graceland states it will reopen Thursday, May 21, 2020 soon after it shut down tours and displays thanks to the new coronavirus outbreak. The tourist attraction in Memphis, Tennessee, claimed Sunday that it has adjusted its excursions, and cafe and retail operations, considering the fact that it closed in March.Brandon Dill/AP

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley’s Graceland is now featuring are living on the web tours for admirers all-around the world, like these who can not vacation to the Tennessee vacationer attraction in the course of the coronavirus pandemic.

Graceland reported the two-hour guided excursions will take digital guests into Presley’s previous Memphis house, which has been turned into a museum, and by way of the Meditation Backyard garden, where by 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 stroll by way of the entertainment sophisticated, which houses displays and artifacts connected to Presley. Viewers will be ready to check with queries all through the excursions.


Graceland normally hosts hundreds of thousands of visitors a 12 months. But the tourist attraction has observed a drop in readers in the course of the virus outbreak. Graceland was shut for numerous months very last year and is now open for minimal-capacity, in-individual tours.

Digital tours are scheduled for Jan. 27, Feb. 25, and March 25, with additional dates predicted.