Direct from Graceland: Elvis – The Exhibition

Elvis Presley fans! If you cannot make a journey to Memphis, Graceland is coming to you with a huge retrospective exhibition featuring over 450 artefacts, half of them have never been seen in the UK before. Direct from Graceland: Elvis exhibition has opened at Arches London Bridge.

 

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♬ Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley

 

The Man, the Performer, the Movie Star, and the Global Phenomenon

 

Direct from Graceland - Elvis

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‘Direct from Graceland: Elvis’ exhibition has opened for a strictly limited time at London’s newest destination for culture, Arches London Bridge.

 

Get close to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll like never before and delve deep into the life of the performer, the movie star, and the man he was in real life.

 

Elvis Presley's Car at Direct from Graceland - Elvis Exhibition

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Over 450 original artefacts are on display, half of them have never been seen before in the UK. Explore multiple galleries featuring personal items, iconic stage outfits worn by the King and much more!

 

Elvis Preasly's Stage Wear at Direct from Graceland - Elvis Exhibition

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The highlights of the exhibition are Elvis’ cars: his Ferrari Dino GT4 and his red 1960 MGA 1600 MKI, which was Elvis’ only personal car that ended up in one of his movies. One of his famous jumpsuits he used in 1973 in the “Aloha from Hawaii” television special that was the first LIVE satellite concert watched by 1.5 billion people is also on display.

 

Moving Beyond the Familiar Story

 

Direct from Graceland - Elvis Exhibition London

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The exhibition moves beyond the familiar story of Elvis and his meteoric career.

 

‘Direct form Graceland: Elvis’ brings visitors closer to the King than ever before by discussing his early years, hobbies, his military service, and his personal life, including his devotion to his parents, love of books, horses, karate, and motorcycles.

 

Elvis’ beloved daughter, Lisa Marie Presley’s baby clothes are also on display, as well as her cute baby footprints while home videos of the family are being shown.

 

You can also see the keys to Graceland, Elvis’ personal jewellery he would wear during his performances, his gold microphone and much more.

 

Artefacts from the Elvis Movie

 

Movie Costumes from Elvis Movie 2022

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In addition to the amazing collection on display, the exhibit includes original costumes worn by Austin Butler in the 2022 movie, ‘Elvis’, directed by Buz Luhrmann.

 

The outfits on display:

 

  • The cream jacket and trousers worn by Austin (Elvis) on his first visit to Graceland
  • Costume worn in the Lansky Bros/Milton Berle scene
  • ’68 Comeback Special leather suit
  • Outfit worn in The Steve Allen Show

 

Austin Butler had over 90(!) costumes to wear in the movie and he had to spend hours in the fitting room on his rehearsal days.

 

VIP Packages

 

London Exhibition of Direct from Graceland - Elvis

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VIP: White Glove Experience

 

 

Why not elevate your visit by opting for the ‘VIP: White Glove Experience’?

 

If you purchase a VIP experience ticket, you’ll get the chance to handle with Elvis’ Gold International Belt and Gold Microphone used in Las Vegas in 1969.

In addition to this, you’ll receive a goodie bag and a drink after the exhibition.

Available on 10am, 2pm and 6pm daily.

The VIP experience is limited to 6 tickets per slot!

 

Hotel Packages

 

Not living in London? Why not purchase a holiday package that includes an overnight stay and breakfast, complimentary drink, exhibition entry and a goody bag?

 

Book your VIP Packages here.

Practical Info

 

Elvis Exhibition London

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Address

Arches London Bridge, 8 Bermondsey St, London Bridge SE1 2ER

(4-min walk from The Shard)

 

Opening Times

20 October 2023 – 25 February 2024

Mon: 12pm – 7pm

Tue – Fri: 10am – 7pm

Sat: 9am – 8pm

Sun: 9am – 7pm

 

 

 

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