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Elvis Presley On Display at Tennessee State Museum

November 08, 2012

Elvis fans can see a piece of history and check out some Elvis' own personal items in a new exhibit opening today in the Music City.

As part of "The Guitar: An American Love Story" Exhibit, the Tennessee State Museum is featuring Elvis' guitar, favorite hand gun, and his "Blue Target" jumpsuit worn while in Nashville. The exhibit opened today and is free to the public.

Other instruments on loan for the show included Eric Clapton's 1958 Gibson Explorer and singing cowboy star Roy Roger's OM-45 Deluxe guitar. There will be more than 1,560 guitars on display.

The museum is located in the Polk Cultural Center near the state Capitol in Nashville. For more information about the new exhibit, visit Also, while you are in the Music City, plan your own rock 'n' roll pilgrimage to Graceland with our free online trip planner!