East tennessee history center, Knoxville, United states, North america
  • Phone: +1-8652158824
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
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    July
    Open

    Monday to Friday

    08:00 am - 05:00 pm
    Closed

    Days: Saturday, Sunday

    Preferred

    Monday to Friday

    08:30 am - 03:00 pm
  • Museum, History Museum, Family And Kids

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    Address: 601 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902, United States Show on map

About East Tennessee History Center, Knoxville

The East Tennessee History Center breathes the city’s past into its modern day and you can see everything from pottery, art, textiles, and Civil War items among other historic pieces. The museum is home to over 13,000 items which forms its Permanent collection.

Other trending collections include fine-art prices, paintings and historic stories that showcase the art-life and culture of Tennessee.

Highlights include:

  • Permanent collection
  • Travelling exhibits
  • Interactive audio-video exhibits

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East Tennessee History Center Information

  • Other Contact Number: +1 865-215-8830

East Tennessee History Center Tickets Prices

Admission to the museums

  • For Adults: USD 5.00 
  • For Seniors: USD 4.00
  • FREE for children 16 and under.
  • Admission is FREE each Sunday.

East Tennessee History Center Opening and Closing Hours

Museum of East Tennessee History

  • Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday : 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection

  • Monday - Tuesday: 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Knox County Archives

  • Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

How To Get To East Tennessee History Center by Public Transport

  • Bus: Knoxville Station
  • By Taxi
  • By Bicycle
  • By Walking

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  • I couldn't believe sheer volume of regional history information available at this place. The building houses more than one history related group so it's like one stop shopping! All the information is FREE and people that work here are glad to help you in your searches. It's in a beautifully restored area of downtown Knoxville with restaurants and parking available.

  • Not particularly fond of my kid hearing cuss words on the video that was shown in the cabin. Kids repeat stuff, you know. Other than that, it was a great museum.

  • The staff is so helpful and there are awsome displays.

  • Clean and well kept exhibits. Public viewing area is smaller than expected.

  • Nice and well kept exhibits. Interesting and educational experience. Smaller than expected

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