East Tennessee History Center, Knoxville

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East Tennessee History Center, Knoxville - Address, Phone Number

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

Phone: +1-8652158824

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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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

East Tennessee History Center Information

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

East Tennessee History Center Ticket 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 reach East Tennessee History Center by Public Transport

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

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East Tennessee History Center, Knoxville Reviews - Write a Review

  • My son had a field trip here and it was so fun and educational. Our guide/speaker was amazing. Kept the kids attention the whole time.

  • Very nice museum. Great number of historic artifacts all the way from before European settlement till present day. Very informative and friendly staff.

  • First time here & I enjoyed it tremendously. Being a history fan, this was a great place that sums up a portion of East Tennessee's history. Highly encourage a stop here if you're visiting or even traveling through Knoxville.

  • 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.

  • loved it. free on Sundays....opens after 1. Interesting place to visit

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