East Tennessee History Center

Address: 601 S. Gay St. P. O. Box 1629 Knoxville, TN 37902 Contact Email: eths@eastTNhistory.org Phone: (865) 215-8824 Fax: (865) 215-8819

Begin your exploration of the region's history at the East Tennessee History Center. Located here are the McClung Historical Collection, a premier genealogical research library, the Museum of East Tennessee History, covering 300 years of life in the region, the offices of the East Tennessee Historical Society, and the Knox County Archives, with records dating to 1792.

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The History Center is located on the corner of Gay St. and Clinch Ave., across from the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville.


City: Knoxville, TN
Region: East Tennessee
Subregion: Knoxville & Middle East

Admission Rates:
McClung Collection: FREE; Knox County Archives: FREE; Museum of East Tenn. History: Adults = $5; Seniors (55+) = $4; Children 16 & Under = FREE; Sunday is Family Day and FREE to all. For group rates call 865-215-8830.

Senior Citizen Discount, Group Discount

Payment Types Accepted:
Visa, Cash, MasterCard, AMEX

Hours Open:
Museum Hours M-F: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday- 10 a.m.-4 p.m; Sunday- 1-5 p.m.

Dates Closed:
Museum Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4, and Labor Day.

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