See Inside Graceland’s $137-million Expansion

The King of Rock and Roll was also a fashion icon. Explore the trends set by Elvis by looking through his collection of custom-made clothing. (Courtesy of Elvis Presley Enterprises; Inc.)

Check out hundreds of Graceland artifacts at “Elvis: The Entertainer,” a 20,000-square-foot museum celebrating Elvis’ music, movie, and live touring career. (Courtesy of Elvis Presley Enterprises; Inc.)

Priscilla Presley browsing the exhibits at the official ribbon cutting earlier this month. (Courtesy of Elvis Presley Enterprises; Inc.)

Elvis didn’t only have a knack for music, he also had a love for toys on wheels. Here you can explore his large collection of motorcycles and other vehicles. (Courtesy of Elvis Presley Enterprises; Inc.)

Graceland mansion was home to Elvis Presley, and is located on a 13.8-acre estate in Memphis, Tennessee. (Courtesy of Elvis Presley Enterprises; Inc.)

At the Private Presley exhibit, browse items from Elvis’ service in the U.S. Army. You’ll find photos and artifacts ranging from his time at basic training in Fort Hood to his stint in Germany. (Courtesy of Elvis Presley Enterprises; Inc.)

If you’re a classic car fan, you’ll love this exhibit featuring more than 20 Elvis-owned automobiles, including his iconic Pink Cadillac. (Courtesy of Elvis Presley Enterprises; Inc.)

This exhibit showcases Elvis’ influence on artists and entertainers around the world. There are original costumes and instruments from musicians like Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Jimi Hendrix, and more. (Courtesy of Elvis Presley Enterprises; Inc.)

The first phase of the expansion came last year with the opening of The Guest House at Graceland. Since opening, the resort has received a Four Diamond rating from AAA. (Courtesy of Elvis Presley Enterprises; Inc.)

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