Celebrity homes you can visit: photos

Elvis Presley lived at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee.
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  • Frank Sinatra’s former Palm Springs home costs $3,700 per night on Airbnb.
  • The former homes of Judy Garland, Elvis Presley, Louis Armstrong, and Johnny Cash are now museums.
  • A replica of Dolly Parton’s childhood home, a two-room log cabin, was built for Dollywood.

You can rent Frank Sinatra’s former home in Palm Springs on Airbnb for $3,700 per night.

Frank Sinatra’s former home in Palm Springs, California.
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The four-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bath home was built in 1947 for Sinatra and his first wife, Nancy Barbato. In addition to memorabilia from Sinatra’s career, the house also houses his original recording studio, though it is no longer in operation, according to the Airbnb listing.

Johnny Cash’s childhood home in Dyess, Arkansas, offers guided tours.

Johnny Cash’s childhood home in Dyess, Arkansas.
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The Cash family moved to a small ranch-style house in Dyess Colony, a settlement established by the Works Progress Administration and the federal Emergency Relief Administration to support the local economy, in 1934. Johnny Cash lived there from his birth until he graduated from high school. The school in 1950, according to the museum’s website.

Regular adult admission to the museum costs $20.

Graceland, the 13.8-acre estate in Memphis, Tennessee, once owned by Elvis Presley, has operated as a museum since 1982.

Elvis’ living room at Graceland.
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Presley lived in the two-story mansion from 1957 until his death in 1977, according to the official Graceland website. Built in 1939, it has eight bedrooms, four bathrooms and spans 17,552 square feet, Insider’s Amanda Goh reports.

The second floor remains off-limits, but visitors can walk through the living room, dining room, TV room and the famous jungle room with Polynesian-inspired furniture and a working waterfall on the first floor.

After Presley’s daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, died in January at the age of 54, her three daughters inherited the estate.

Adult admission to Graceland starts at $48.

Dolly Parton’s Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, features a replica of her childhood home.

A replica of Dolly Parton’s childhood home at Dollywood.
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Parton grew up in a two-room log cabin with her parents and 11 siblings in Sevierville, Tennessee, less than 6 miles from the site of today’s Dollywood.

The cabin had no electricity or running water, but Parton recalled her years there fondly in her 1973 song “My Tennessee Mountain Home.”

Parton’s brother, Bobby, built a replica of Dollywood, and her mother, Avi Lee, designed and furnished the interior.

Admission to Dollywood theme park costs $89 for a single adult ticket.

Paisley Park, Prince’s former home and studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota, is now a museum and event venue.

Prince Paisley Park Museum in Chanhassen, Minnesota.
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Prince sang about an imagined sanctuary that could provide “deep inner peace” in his 1985 song “Paisley Park.” Construction on the real Paisley Park began the same year and was completed in 1987, according to its official website.

It is not known specifically when Prince began living at the 65,000-square-foot estate, but he spent his final years there before his death at age 57 in 2016, The New Yorker reported.

Today, Paisley Park serves as a concert space, sound stage, museum and recording studio used by artists such as Madonna, Stevie Wonder and Lizzo.

Ticket prices range from $48 to $160.

Visitors to Judy Garland’s childhood home in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, can view artifacts such as the pair of ruby ​​slippers she wore while playing Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz.”

Judy Garland’s childhood home in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
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There are only four known remaining pairs of the original “Wizard of Oz” ruby ​​slippers in existence. One of them is on display at the Judy Garland Museum, which opened in 1975. In 2005, the ruby ​​slippers were stolen from the museum. The FBI recovered them in a sting operation 13 years later in 2018.

Architectural Digest reported that Garland, who was born in 1922, lived in the house until she was 4 years old, when the family left Grand Rapids and moved to Los Angeles. Subsequent buyers moved the house twice, and it has been in its current location since the 1990s. It was opened as a museum in 2003.

An entrance ticket to the museum for an adult costs $12.

The interior of Paul McCartney’s childhood home in Liverpool is only accessible through tours booked through the National Trust, a British charity that preserves historic places.

The former childhood home (center) of Paul McCartney of the Beatles.
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Famous Beatles songs such as “I Saw Her Standing There” and “When I’m 64” were written in McCartney’s modest home at 20 Forthlin Road.

According to the National Trust website, tours cost £11 (about $13) for National Trust members and £32 (about $38) for non-members.

Tours of John Lennon’s childhood home are also available through the National Trust.

John Lennon’s childhood home in Liverpool.
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Located at 251 Menlove Street in Liverpool, the house was known as the Mendip after the Mendip Hills in Somerset, according to the New York Times. Lennon moved there when he was 5 years old after his parents separated in 1946, and lived with his aunt Mimi and her husband, George, until 1963.

The National Trust tour visits both McCartney and Lennon’s homes.

Louis Armstrong’s former home in Queens, New York, is now a museum dedicated to his legacy.

Louis Armstrong’s home in Queens, New York.
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The Louis Armstrong Home Museum contains recordings, photos, instruments, letters, awards, and other memorabilia from Armstrong’s famous jazz career.

He lived there from 1943 until his death in 1971. Their New York City home was bequeathed to his wife, Lucille, before her death in 1983, according to the museum’s website. It was opened to the public in 2003.

Adult admission costs $15.

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