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Art Museum of the University of Memphis

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Address: 3750 Norriswood Ave, CFA Building, Memphis, TN 38111-5943
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+1 901-678-2224
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This art museum features artifacts from the city's namesake, the ancient...

This art museum features artifacts from the city's namesake, the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis.

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Egyptian Treasures

By far, this is the reason to visit this museum. An adequate amount of artifacts and several tomb covers with one mummy to show.

Reviewed 28 March 2017
shchristy
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Ridgeland, Mississippi
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Ridgeland, Mississippi
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

By far, this is the reason to visit this museum. An adequate amount of artifacts and several tomb covers with one mummy to show.

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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Such an amazing place to view ! Totally love it. I enjoy my journey there and I learned more about art.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed 20 November 2015

small museum, but still decent. serves it's purpose of showcasing art on a small scale.. I enjoyed the Egyptian art. Clean place

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Thank jlantern3
Lebanon, Tennessee
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Reviewed 17 September 2015

The Museum is very small but well kept. They have a mummy and many artifacts. We are a home school family and we enjoyed this very much.

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Thank Tyler D
Memphis, Tennessee
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Reviewed 23 December 2011

wow, so beautiful and impressive, the artists are talented

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 May 2011

The Egyptian collection is pretty good. Most of the collection is from more recent Egypt history. My husband was hoping for more older pieces, but it was still impressive. It was on the small side - a single room. The other exhibits on display at the time didn't impress either of us, but they rotate them out. Overall, worth a... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 13 June 2010

This is a small art gallery on the University of Memphis. They do have student works there. However, there is also an Egyptian exhibit that was pretty impressive. There are artifacts, as well as a sarcophagus and a mummy. It's not large or anything, but it was free, which was awesome & made it definitely worth it.

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1 Thank rachel128
Memphis
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Reviewed 19 April 2009

My daughter and her classmates where awed over the original art pieces. I was expecting to see replicas and copies. It was mouth opening to view the girl mummy and we thought the tour guide did an excellent job!

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