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Visiting Memphis

Memphis is a city rich with history, experience, and possibilities.

Welcome to Memphis 

Memphis is a city of beautiful trees and trails, full of friendly people who smile and say hello. Along with the legacies of Elvis and the blues, Memphis is full of green spaces, arts, music, sports, great food, and fun activities.

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Housing and Patient Services 

Housing and Patient Services can help with meal assistance, travel assistance, and transportation. They are located in Family Commons on the 2nd floor of the Patient Care Center. Contact them at or 901-595-4501

Learn more about local transportation, lodging, and housing

What is there to do in Memphis? 

Memphis is full of inspiring activities, parks, and museums. From the National Civil Rights Museum to the Memphis Zoo, from the Memphis Botanic Garden to Sun Studios, there are a lot of places to discover. Check out these local resources that can help your family find ways to take a break in Memphis.  

To learn about local businesses that offer discounts to patients and families, log into the Our St. Jude patient app and view the Recreation Directory in the Resources section. You can also get a copy of the list in Family Commons’ Linda R. Hajar Family Resource Center.

What is there to eat in Memphis? 

Memphis is a great city for exploring food options. From cafes and diners to food trucks, you can find good eats from all over the world.  

Kay Kafe regularly features local restaurants that rotate in and out, as well as eclectic music and other activities.  

Learn more about eating in the Memphis area. 

Have More in Memphis 

Have More in Memphis is a website that showcases the unique things to do in Memphis for potential St. Jude employees. It includes testimonials from Memphians who share what they love best about the city. Explore the pages of Have More in Memphis to discover some of the wonderful things that Memphis has to offer.  

Explore what it’s like to live in Memphis, Tennessee