Families With Kids

Memphis was listed as one of Parenting magazine’s 2011 “Best Cities for Families.”

  • Children’s Museum of Memphis
    Memorable learning experiences through the joy of play in hands-on exhibits and programs.
  • Bridges
    Bridges unites and inspires diverse young people to become leaders committed to community transformation.
  • The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Community Center
    Opened in 2013, this state-of-the art 100,000-sq. ft. recreation, education, worship and arts center is fun for residents of all ages.
  • Memphis Library
    more than 15 branches in the Memphis area, hub is Ben Hooks Central Library at 3030 Poplar
  • Memphis Zoo
    Ranked #1 zoo in the U.S. by TripAdvisor (ranking based on visitor opinions). Featuring animated dinosaurs in March 2012.
  • Pink Palace Family of Museums
    A collection of various museums that educate Memphis about the technology, history, science and nature of the Mid-South.
  • My Big Backyard
    A world-class children’s outdoor engagement experience at the Memphis Botanic Garden
  • Rock n Romp
    Family concert series 
  • Woodland Discovery Playground
    at Shelby Farms is an innovative new play landscape, designed by James Corner Field Operations, that re-imagines the way kids play and interact with one another, and with nature.

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We love the feeling of acceptance and kindness we have found in Jewish Memphis - there is so much to do and explore in this diverse city!


Jeff and Abbey Cowens