Elvis Presley’s Graceland starting dwell virtual tours

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, fans wait in line outside Graceland, Elvis Presley’s Memphis house, in Memphis, Tenn. Elvis Presley’s Graceland says it will reopen Thursday, May well 21, 2020 soon after it shut down excursions and exhibits because of to the new coronavirus outbreak. The vacationer attraction in Memphis, Tennessee, stated Sunday that it has altered its tours, and cafe and retail functions, because it closed in March.Brandon Dill/AP

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley’s Graceland is now offering live on the internet excursions for supporters all over the entire world, including people who are unable to vacation to the Tennessee tourist attraction all through the coronavirus pandemic.

Graceland said the two-hour guided excursions will take digital visitors into Presley’s former Memphis home, which has been turned into a museum, and by way of the Meditation Backyard garden, wherever he is buried. The singer and actor died in Memphis on Aug. 16, 1977.

Also provided in the $100 ticket is a tour of Presley’s jet and a walk by the enjoyment complicated, which properties displays and artifacts associated to Presley. Viewers will be able to ask issues through the tours.


Graceland generally hosts hundreds of 1000’s of people a yr. But the tourist attraction has seen a fall in visitors in the course of the virus outbreak. Graceland was shut for many months very last yr and is now open for confined-capacity, in-particular person tours.

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