Elvis Presley’s Graceland starting up reside virtual excursions

Jan. 15, 2021Up-to-date: Jan. 15, 2021 6:24 p.m. FILE – In an Aug. 15, 2017 file

FILE – In an Aug. 15, 2017 file picture, fans wait around in line outdoors Graceland, Elvis Presley’s Memphis residence, in Memphis, Tenn. Elvis Presley’s Graceland claims it will reopen Thursday, May 21, 2020 just after it shut down tours and displays because of to the new coronavirus outbreak. The tourist attraction in Memphis, Tennessee, explained Sunday that it has modified its excursions, and cafe and retail functions, considering the fact that it shut in March.Brandon Dill/AP

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley’s Graceland is now offering reside online tours for enthusiasts all over the entire world, which includes these who won’t be able to vacation to the Tennessee vacationer attraction for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic.

Graceland reported the two-hour guided tours will take virtual readers into Presley’s former Memphis property, which has been turned into a museum, and via the Meditation Yard, exactly where he is buried. The singer and actor died in Memphis on Aug. 16, 1977.

Also involved in the $100 ticket is a tour of Presley’s jet and a stroll by means of the leisure advanced, which residences exhibits and artifacts associated to Presley. Viewers will be equipped to question thoughts during the tours.


Graceland commonly hosts hundreds of countless numbers of website visitors a year. But the vacationer attraction has viewed a fall in guests throughout the virus outbreak. Graceland was closed for several weeks previous calendar year and is now open up for minimal-capacity, in-human being excursions.

Virtual tours are scheduled for Jan. 27, Feb. 25, and March 25, with much more dates expected.