Museum of East Tennessee History

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

History speaks through the Museum of East Tennessee History's signature exhibition, "Voices of the Land: The People of East Tennessee," focusing on the region's rich history and heritage. Visitors can also explore a broad range of topics and artifacts in the changing exhibits gallery, with in-house and traveling exhibitions from the Tennessee State Museum, the Smithsonian, and more. Open 7 days a week, the Museum of East Tennessee History showcases the history of the region's 35 counties through award-winning exhibitions and guest speakers.

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From I-40 W, take James White Pkwy. Then take Summit Hill exit and go right. At third light, turn left on Gay St. ETHC is three blocks ahead on the corner of Gay St. & Clinch Ave. From I-40E, take Downtown exit, then at split, take Henley St. Turn at Church Ave. (first possible right turn). Go four blocks to Gay St. Turn left, and go one block to Clinch Ave. History Center is on the left at corner of Gay St. & Clinch Ave., directly across from Tennessee Theatre.


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

Admission Rates:
$5 Adults, $4 Seniors (55+), Free- Children 16 & under, Free- Sundays

Senior Citizen Discount, Group Discount

Payment Types Accepted:
Visa, Cash, MasterCard, AMEX

Hours Open:
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday: 1-4 p.m.

Dates Closed:
New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. Please check our website for other holiday closings.

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