Celebrate at the Cotton Museum

Join the fun and take a look at what Cotton Row means to Memphis.

Update: Congratulations to Cotton Museum on a Blockbuster Event:
Several blocks on Front Street were filled morning and afternoon with almost 200 people from all over the city and suburbs to learn about our city's history as a center of the cotton industry.

"Of course, we had tourists, but the real thrill was having so many Memphians at our event," said Director Carol Perel. "Our grant from TV History Channel made it possible, and we're hoping to do it again in October."

The museum is the site of the original Cotton Exchange, where the movie "The Firm" was filmed, and only a block from Cobblestone Landing where cotton was hauled up the cobblestones to the Front Street cotton merchants.

Sat. June 6 from 10am-4pm.

* Walking tours of Front Street’s Cotton Row at 11:30 am and 2 pm.

* Lectures throughout the day at the Cotton Museum (SE corner Front & Union) on topics ranging from the “Civil War Battle of Memphis” to “New Music Spawned by the New Deal” and “Civil Rights and the Cotton Culture.”

* Discount coupons for lunch at Front Street Deli and Orleans Restaurant.
Admission: $6/adults; $5.50/seniors; $5/students; $4/children 6 - 12.