I have a dream The National Civil Rights Museum, located at the Lorraine Motel, assassination site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., chronicles key episodes and legacy of the American civil rights movement. Visit the museum's collections, exhibitions and educational programs
A joyful sound Award-winning Fisk University Jubilee Singers are world-renowned for their driving optimism and unique delivery. Jubilee Hall, a beautiful Victorian Gothic building at Fisk, houses a floor-to-ceiling portrait of the original singers, commissioned by Queen Victoria. Meet Fisk University and the Jubilee Singers
Heritage & Culture
Tennessee’s heritage is a textured mix of histories and cultures. Learn about the struggles and triumphs of Native American and African-American ancestors. Venture back into the history of your own family.
Learn about Native Tennesseans at attractions such as Chucalissa Archaeological Museum, Old Stone Fort and Sequoyah Birthplace Museum.
The African-American story is of struggle, artistic achievement and heroism. Visit the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis; follow the trail blazed by the Clinton Twelve at Green McAdoo Cultural Center in Clinton. Take in music and food on Beale Street; delve into history at the Cultural Museum in Nashville. For family history, start with East Tennessee History Center in Knoxville, plus the State Library and Archives in Nashville.