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Heritage Tours is your gateway to an enriching exploration of Memphis, where we take pride in offering cultural and historical sightseeing experiences that delve deep into the remarkable contributions of African Americans. Our tours are designed to provide a comprehensive and immersive understanding of the city's rich heritage, shedding light on the stories, struggles, achievements, and cultural influences that have

shaped Memphis into the vibrant and diverse place it is today.

With passionate guides and carefully curated itineraries, we invite you to embark on a journey that celebrates the cultural tapestry woven by African Americans throughout Memphis's history. From iconic landmarks to hidden gems, our tours aim to educate, inspire, and foster a profound appreciation for the enduring legacy of African American heritage in this dynamic city.

Come discover Memphis through the lens of its

remarkable African American history with Heritage Tours.

Experience The Rich

I Am A Man Plaza: Start your journey at the iconic I Am A Man Plaza, a powerful tribute to the Civil Rights Movement. This site commemorates the struggle for equality and justice and serves as a poignant reminder of the courageous individuals who fought for civil rights.

Ida B. Wells Plaza: Discover the legacy of Ida B. Wells, a fearless journalist and activist who tirelessly campaigned against lynching and fought for women's suffrage. The plaza is a testament to her enduring impact on civil rights and journalism.

Slave Haven: Explore the hidden history of the Underground Railroad at Slave Haven, also known as the Burkle Estate. This historic site provides a glimpse into the secret network of safe houses and brave individuals who helped enslaved people find freedom.

Soulsville, USA: Immerse yourself in the rhythm and soul of Memphis at Soulsville, the original home of Stax Records. Visit the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, where the sounds of Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, and other legends come to life.

National Civil Rights Museum: Gain a deep understanding of the pivotal events, courageous leaders, and the ongoing quest for justice and equality in the United States.

The Heritage Tour Experience

Experience Memphis historial gems like never before with our engaging tours! Explore the rich history, culture, and hidden gems of the city while enjoying expert guidance. Whether you're a tourist, student, or part of a group, our tours promise unforgettable adventures and insightful experiences that you won't want to miss.

Tour costs include:  Transportation, Guide Service and Admissions


All tours are available for Step-on Guide Service for Motor Coaches. Contact us for prices.

It's always a joy when schools participate in a one of our tours.

We were very honored to have Robert Townsend and Keenan Ivory Wayans visit Slave Haven.


Multiple Tour Locations

Our guided tours take you to the heart of Memphis' African American history with stops at Slave Haven, STAX Museum in Soulsville, USA, W.C. Handy Park, the Lorraine Motel, and other significant sites of Black Culture in the Memphis area. Our knowledgeable guides bring the past to life, giving you an unforgettable experience.

Affordable Prices

We understand the importance of affordable tours, which is why we offer competitive prices for our rich and informative tours. We believe everyone should have the opportunity to experience the history and culture of Memphis.

Easy Booking

Booking your tour with Heritage Tours Memphis is simple and convenient. Our website allows for easy online booking, or you can contact us directly to schedule your tour. We are always here to help and answer any questions you may have.

Group Tours

Our tours are perfect for groups of all sizes, from families to school groups. We offer a variety of tour options to meet your needs and interests, ensuring everyone has an enjoyable and educational experience.



  • 30 historical sites

  • 3-hr Sightseeing Tour

  • Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum

  • Beale Street Historic District        

         - W. C. Handy Memphis Museum

         - W. C. Handy Park & Statue

         - Ida B. Wells Statue & Plaza

         - I AM A MAN PLAZA

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Reflection Park

  • STAX Museum of American Soul Music   (Drive-by ONLY)

  • Historic Churches & Businesses

  • Historical Monuments & Markers

  • National Civil Rights Museum  (Drive-by ONLY)




  • SIT-IN Locations

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Reflection Park

  • Mason Temple

  • National Civil Rights Museum  (Drive-by ONLY)



  • Alex Haley House Museum 

  • Interpretive Center

  • Burial Site of Alex Haley

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