Elvis Presley’s Graceland starting reside digital 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 photo, fans wait around in line outdoors Graceland, Elvis Presley’s Memphis dwelling, in Memphis, Tenn. Elvis Presley’s Graceland says it will reopen Thursday, May well 21, 2020 immediately after it shut down excursions and displays due to the new coronavirus outbreak. The vacationer attraction in Memphis, Tennessee, claimed Sunday that it has adjusted its tours, and restaurant and retail operations, due to the fact it shut in March.Brandon Dill/AP

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley’s Graceland is now providing dwell on the web tours for lovers all around the globe, which includes those who can not travel to the Tennessee vacationer attraction all through the coronavirus pandemic.

Graceland stated the two-hour guided excursions will take virtual visitors into Presley’s previous Memphis house, which has been turned into a museum, and by means of the Meditation Yard, exactly where he is buried. The singer and actor died in Memphis on Aug. 16, 1977.

Also included in the $100 ticket is a tour of Presley’s jet and a wander by means of the entertainment advanced, which houses exhibits and artifacts relevant to Presley. Viewers will be able to request questions during the excursions.


Graceland normally hosts hundreds of countless numbers of people a calendar year. But the vacationer attraction has noticed a fall in site visitors for the duration of the virus outbreak. Graceland was closed for several weeks very last calendar year and is now open for limited-potential, in-person tours.

Digital excursions are scheduled for Jan. 27, Feb. 25, and March 25, with far more dates expected.