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Graceland Opens Three New Exhibits in 2012

March 02, 2012 (Updated)

Graceland has opened three new exhibits in 2012 to commemorate the 35th anniversary year. These three new exhibits explore various sides of the king.

Elvis on Tour Exhibit
Opened January 5 at Graceland Crossing
Take an in-depth look at "Elvis on Tour," the 1972 Golden Globe award-winning documentary about Elvis’ multi-city tour during April of that year. This limited-time exhibit features artifacts such as the producer’s Golden Globe award, jewelry and stage clothing worn by the king during the concerts, rarely-seen photos, video and more. This exhibit is located at Graceland Crossing.

Elvis...Through His Daughter's Eyes
Opened February 1 as part of the Graceland VIP Tour
This special exhibit highlights the relationship between Elvis and his only child, Lisa Marie. Through numerous items, including family photos and home movies, guests will be able to explore Lisa Marie's experience of growing up at Graceland and the relationship she had with her famous father. Artifacts in this exhibit include Lisa Marie's baby foot prints, clothing, childhood tricycle, record player, crib, gold ID Bracelet given to her by her father, and much more.

ICON: The Influence of Elvis Presley Exhibit presented by Fender®
Opened March 1 at Sincerely Elvis
Celebrate Elvis’ status as a music pioneer and icon who paved the way and influenced many of today’s artists and celebrities through this exciting 2012 exhibit. The exhibit features many artifacts on loan from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, in addition to items from the collections of many of today’s biggest names in music. Some of the featured items include: Bono’s “MacPhisto” suit from U2’s Zooropa performances; Sammy Hagar’s Yamaha Red Rocker custom guitar and outfit from his 2004 Van Halen tour; one of Bill Clinton’s saxophones;  and clothing from James Brown, Elton John, Wanda Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Ringo Star, among others.

2012 will be an exciting time to visit Graceland. For more information about planning your trip to Graceland or to buy tickets, visit our FREE online travel planner.