DIRECTIONS

Refer to this page for detailed directions on how to get to the Metal Museum via alternative travel routes.
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LOCATION & DIRECTIONS
 

FROM DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS

Go south on South Main Street and turn right onto E.H. Crump Boulevard. From E. H. Crump Blvd, continue straight onto I-55 and get into the right lane. Take Exit 12C – Metal Museum Drive; it is the last exit before crossing the bridge to Arkansas. Follow Metal Museum Drive under the interstate and follow the road to the right. Follow the road to the end of the bluff. The Metal Museum is on the right.

FROM EAST MEMPHIS/SUBURBS

From I-40 West
Take Exit 1C - Danny Thomas Boulevard and turn right onto E.H. Crump Boulevard. Continue straight onto I-55 and get into the right lane. Take Exit 12C – Metal Museum
Drive; it is the last exit before crossing the bridge to Arkansas. Follow Metal Museum Drive under the interstate and follow the road to the right. Follow the road to the end of the bluff. The Metal Museum is on the right.

FROM I-240 WEST

Follow I-55 North and take Exit 11 - W McLemore Avenue/President’s Island. Turn left onto W McLemore Ave. From W McLemore Ave, follow the road to the right onto Riverside Blvd. Cross the railroad tracks and at the top of the hill, turn left onto MetalMuseum Drive. The Metal Museum is on the left.


FROM I-55 NORTH

Follow I-55 North and stay in the right lane as you approach the bridge to Arkansas. Take Exit 12C – Metal Museum Drive; it is the last exit before crossing the bridge to Arkansas. Follow Metal Museum Drive under the interstate and follow the road to the
right. Follow the road to the end of the bluff. The Metal Museum is on the right.


FROM HIGHWAY 78

Go West on Highway 78, also known as Lamar Avenue. Lamar Avenue will become E.H. Crump Blvd, which becomes I-55 North. Stay in the right lane. Take Exit 12C – Metal Museum Drive; it is the last exit before crossing the bridge to Arkansas. Follow Metal Museum Drive under the interstate and follow the road to the right. Follow the road to the end of the bluff. The Metal Museum is on the right.

FROM ARKANSAS
FROM I-55 SOUTH

Once you have crossed the bridge into Tennessee, take the first exit on the right. This is Exit 12C - Metal Museum Drive. Follow Metal Museum Drive under the interstate and follow the road to the right. Follow the road to the end of the bluff. The Metal Museum is
on the right.

LEAVING THE METAL MUSEUM


TO DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS/MIDTOWN

Head East on Metal Museum Drive. Follow the road to the left and turn right onto Alston Avenue. Follow the signs to I-55 South. Immediately get into the left lane and go straight onto E. H. Crump Boulevard.


TO I-55 NORTH

Head East on Metal Museum Drive. Follow the road to the left and continue straight onto I-55 North.


TO I-55 SOUTH

Head west on Metal Museum Drive towards the Mississippi River bluff. Follow the road as it curves left around Chickasaw Heritage Park. At the three-way intersection, turn right onto Riverside Blvd and follow the road down the hill. Go straight across the railroad tracks. Turn left onto W McLemore Ave and then right onto I-55 South.

 

ROAD CONSTRUCTION UPDATES FOR I-55

Beginning Tuesday, September 27, and Wednesday, September 28 each night from 8:00 PM – 6:00 AM: All I-55 southbound traffic will shift into the inside I-55 northbound lanes. There will be one southbound lane open to McLemore and two northbound lanes open from McLemore to the I-55 northbound ramp. While traffic is shifted into the northbound lanes, crews will begin demo of the west half of the Wisconsin Street bridge and the west half of the pedestrian bridge over the I-55 southbound lanes.  This work will last for
approximately 3-4 weeks.  Other construction activities will continue.  The following closures will remain in place until Fall of 2023.

  • Wisconsin will be closed beginning October 3 rd .

  • I-55 NB inside lane will remain closed from South Parkway to the I-55 NB ramp.

  • Riverside Drive SB will remain closed at Carolina Avenue.

  • Channel 3 ramps to and from Riverside Drive SB will remain closed.

  • Riverside Drive SB to I-55 NB ramp will remain closed.

  • Riverside Drive SB to Crump Boulevard EB ramp will remain closed.

  • Crump Boulevard WB ramp to I-55 SB will remain closed.
     

**Please note that depending on time of day, traffic could be delayed as far back as Exit 9 – W Mallory St.