The museum opened on May 2, 2003.
Special exhibits currently at the museum include, "Otis Redding: From Macon to Memphis," featuring items from the private collection of Zelma Redding.
Also showing, in conjunction with Memphis In May's salute to Turkey, "Turkish Music Through Musicians A Photographic Essay," a collection of large-format color photos by Turkish photograher Atilla Durak. For more information, visit the Stax website.
Museum hours are Monday - Saturday 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. and Sundays 1-4 p.m.