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.
McClung Collection: FREE; Knox County Archives: FREE; 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.
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Museum Hours M-F: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday- 10 a.m.-4 p.m; Sunday- 1-5 p.m.
Museum Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day,
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