Elvis Presley’s Graceland by the Numbers

Put on your party hats, Elvis fans – we’re celebrating.

This week, Elvis Presley’s Graceland celebrated 20 million visitors to the king’s castle since opening to the public in 1982. That’s 20 million who have passed through the famous gates of Graceland, 20 million who have rock ‘n’ rolled in the Jungle Room, 20 million who have admired their reflection in Graceland’s mirrors, 20 million who have paid their respects to the king.

We have plenty of ways you can help us celebrate, and we’ll get to that in a minute. First, learn more about Graceland’s numbers – because 20 million is just one of our many fascinating numbers.


Built in 1939, Graceland is currently 77 years old

Graceland has been open to the public for 34 years

20,000,000 visitors have toured Graceland since opening to the public

Fans from more than 140 countries have visited Graceland

Approximately 3,000 groups (both adult and student) tour Graceland annually

The Graceland tour is translated into 9 languages

Student bands and choirs perform at Graceland often.

Student bands and choirs perform at Graceland often.

55 performance groups performed at Graceland in 2015

More than 815 celebrities have visited Graceland

450 rooms at the new Guest House at Graceland (Want to know more about The Guest House at Graceland by the Numbers? Watch this.)

Graceland Details:

Elvis lived in Graceland for 20 years

Elvis was 22 years old when he purchased Graceland

Elvis purchased Graceland in March 1957.

Elvis purchased Graceland in March 1957.

Graceland is 17,552 square feet

Graceland sits on 13.8 acres of land

Elvis purchased Graceland for $102,500

The sofa in the living room is 15 feet long and the coffee table is 10 feet long

This is one of the television sets at Graceland.

This is one of the television sets at Graceland.

14 TVs in the mansion

5 staircases

3 fireplaces

1 pool, which is 10 feet deep

2 lions in front of Graceland

Bandit, left, and Max are two of the horses who currently live at Graceland.

Bandit, left, and Max are two of the horses who currently live at Graceland.

4 horses currently live at Graceland

1 jukebox, which holds 100 45s

3 record players

1 pull-down movie screen

The Pool Room is one of the most famous rooms at Graceland.

The Pool Room is one of the most famous rooms at Graceland.

350+ yards of fabric in the Pool Room, which took 3 people 10 days to hang

19 pillows on the sofa in the TV Room

In the Graceland Archives:

88 jumpsuits

90,000 images

3,000 pieces of wardrobe

1,000,000+ documents

On display are:

All of Elvis' Grammy Awards are for his gospel music.

All of Elvis’ Grammy Awards are for his gospel music.

14 Grammy nominations

3 Grammy Awards

18 Golden Boot Awards

9 cars

3 Harley Davidson motorcycles

All of Elvis' rides are in the Automobile Museum at Graceland.

All of Elvis’ rides are in the Automobile Museum at Graceland.

2 Rolls Royces

1 dune buggy

2 super trikes

1 golf cart

The Lisa Marie is one of two airplanes you can tour at Graceland.

The Lisa Marie is one of two airplanes you can tour at Graceland.

2 airplanes

1 grass mobile

1 black leather suit


The numbers continue with our 20 Million Elvis Fans Celebration! We have 3 ways to celebrate:

1) Enter our Graceland’s 20 Million Elvis Fans giveaway. You could win a trip to visit Graceland, or a daily prize pack! Click here to enter.

2) Upload a photo of yourself for free to be part of the Graceland Fan Mosaic! Your photo will become part of the Graceland Archives, and a large version of the mosaic will go on display at Graceland later this year. Upload your photo now.

3) Share a photo of your Graceland visit on social media using #Graceland20Million. You might find your photo featured on Graceland.com.

We can’t wait to see you at Graceland – here’s to the next 20 million!


8 Comments

  1. Amalia Perales

    From a Spanish fan. Love you forever!!

  2. Tammy

    Graceland is a beauiful place to visit. I can’t wait to go there again in 2017.

  3. olivier sauvage

    Très bien i love Elvis Presley !

  4. Julie Stockton

    Loved this article! Appreciate the info. Can’t wait to return in August!

  5. Keith LeBlanc

    We go there every year, And we love it, Plus we are honor guards there every Aug.15th

  6. Clementine

    Loved it! TYVM! I could be wrong, but didn’t Elvis receive a 4th Grammy Award for ‘Lifetime Achievement in Music’ at the age of 36yrs?? Just wondering! TCB

  7. Thank you so much for all the figures, fun facts, and history. How many bathrooms, and, other than Elvis’, where are the others? And, is one of the staircases, one to the attic? Thank you very much

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