A huge exhibition of items owned by Elvis Presley opens this week at the O2 Arena in London. The exhibition is the largest Elvis retrospective ever to take place in Europe and features over 300 artefacts from the Presley family's archives, some of which have never been exhibited outside of Graceland in Memphis.

The objects on show include the King's cars, guitars and lavish stage costumes.

Elvis at The O2: The Exhibition Of His Life, Direct From Graceland runs at the O2 Arena from 12 December to 31 August 2015. Tickets are on sale now.

Elvis at the O2 exhibition
Elvis Presley's Gibson J200 guitar from the 1968 NBC TV specialLeon Neal/AFP
Elvis at the O2 exhibition
A 'Taking Care of Business' ring designed by Elvis and Priscilla PresleyDan Kitwood/Getty Images
Elvis at the O2 exhibition
Elvis's Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs badge, given to him by US President Richard NixonLuke MacGregor/Reuters
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Elvis Presley meets US President Richard Nixon at the White House on December 21, 1970. During this meeting, Nixon gave Elvis the federal narcotics badgeNational Archives/Getty Images
Elvis at the O2 exhibition
Exhibition staff member Amber Gill poses with some of Elvis's jumpsuitsLuke MacGregor/Reuters
Elvis at the O2 exhibition
The belt from an embroidered King of Spades jumpsuit owned by ElvisLeon Neal/AFP
Elvis at the O2 exhibition
A detail of the belt from an embroidered American Eagle jumpsuitLeon Neal/AFP
Elvis at the O2 exhibition
Elvis Presley's 1956 Lincoln Continental Mark IIDan Kitwood/Getty Images
Elvis at the O2 exhibition
An MG sports car, driven by Elvis in the film Blue HawaiiLeon Neal/AFP
Elvis at the O2 exhibition
Elvis Presley's Harley Davidson 1976 ElectroglideDan Kitwood/Getty Images
Elvis at the O2 exhibition
Elvis's US army fatiguesLuke MacGregor/Reuters
Elvis at the O2 exhibition
Elvis's wallet, containing his credit cards and a picture of himself and daughter Lisa-MarieLuke MacGregor/Reuters
Elvis at the O2 exhibition
A pair of sunglasses that belonged to ElvisDan Kitwood/Getty Images
Elvis at the O2 exhibition
A pair of signed boxing gloves presented to Elvis by Muhammad Ali in 1963Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Elvis at the O2 exhibition
Elvis's gilded bedside telephoneLeon Neal/AFP
Elvis at the O2 exhibition
The keys to Elvis Presley's Memphis home GracelandLeon Neal/AFP