Elvis Presley’s Graceland beginning dwell virtual 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, followers hold out in line outside the house Graceland, Elvis Presley’s Memphis property, in Memphis, Tenn. Elvis Presley’s Graceland claims it will reopen Thursday, May well 21, 2020 just after it shut down excursions and exhibits because of to the new coronavirus outbreak. The tourist attraction in Memphis, Tennessee, claimed Sunday that it has modified its excursions, and restaurant and retail functions, considering that it shut in March.Brandon Dill/AP

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley’s Graceland is now presenting dwell on-line excursions for admirers all around the earth, together with people who cannot travel to the Tennessee vacationer attraction all through the coronavirus pandemic.

Graceland mentioned the two-hour guided excursions will just take digital site visitors into Presley’s previous Memphis property, which has been turned into a museum, and as a result of the Meditation Back garden, in which 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 amusement intricate, which houses displays and artifacts related to Presley. Viewers will be in a position to ask questions through the tours.

Graceland typically hosts hundreds of 1000’s of guests a year. But the vacationer attraction has found a fall in guests in the course of the virus outbreak. Graceland was shut for many weeks last year and is now open up for constrained-capability, in-person excursions.

Virtual excursions are scheduled for Jan. 27, Feb. 25, and March 25, with a lot more dates predicted.