The only institution of its kind in the Americas. Changing exhibits of the finest in historic and contemporary metalwork - jewelry, sculpture, architectural ironwork. Working blacksmith shop. Sculpture garden overlooking the Mississippi River. The National Ornamental Metal Museum offers workshops in blacksmithing, etching, metalsmithing, jewelry fabrication, and aluminum casting. Overlooking the Mississippi River, the campus includes three historic buildings: a 1930s gallery with 3,000-item permanent collection; a smithy for metalsmiths in leather aprons to hammer, cut, and grind; a foundry for melting and pouring into molds and classes on basic forging and casting. Craft a personal metal "signature" at this one-of-a-kind teaching museum.
Tennessee Vacation eGuide
The 2015 eGuide gives you instant access to Tennessee’s irresistible attractions and destinations. Peruse venues online, then put in your order to get a free guide delivered to your doorstep.
Adults $6, seniors (62+) $5, students with ID and Children 5-18 $4, children under 5 free, Museum Members, AASLH members, and tour bus operators The Museum Store may be visited free of charge
Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm; Sunday, Noon - 5 pm; Closed Mondays
Every Monday, Thanksgiving Day, Dec. 24-26, 31 & Jan. 1, Easter, and July 4th
Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways
Three statewide and 16 regional trails run through your favorite Tennessee destinations. The best part is you can decide when and where you want to travel. Discover more »