A big hunk o’ dinosaur love at Graceland

Elvis Presley Enterprises adds family attractions to fan classics

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: October 25, 2019 4:05 AM CT
<strong>Brian Johnson cleans the teeth of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, as an Albertosaurus model gazes down on him in preparation for the &ldquo;Expedition: Dinosaur&rdquo; at the Graceland Exhibition Center. The exhibit opens Friday, Oct. 25.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Brian Johnson cleans the teeth of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, as an Albertosaurus model gazes down on him in preparation for the “Expedition: Dinosaur” at the Graceland Exhibition Center. The exhibit opens Friday, Oct. 25. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Graceland’s visitors are getting younger, with an increase in traffic by 25- to 44-year-olds. When families arrive, they want something nearby for kids to do. Exhibits like Expedition: Dinosaur, on the grounds until January 2020, address the need.

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Jill Johnson Piper

Jill Johnson Piper

Jill Johnson Piper is a second generation newspaper writer with roots in Memphis and Arkansas. She earned a B.A. in English from Rhodes College. Her work appears in Rhodes Today and Memphis magazine, as well as The Daily Memphian.


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