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Ducktown Basin Museum

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The museum is located on the Burra Burra Mine site and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Burra Burra Mine site is a Tennessee Historical Commission State-Owned Historic Site. The site consists of 10 buildings on 17 acres and was the headquarters for Tennessee Copper Company's mine operations from 1899 to 1975. The museum's mission is to preserve and interpret the cultural and industrial heritage of this copper-mining region of southern Appalachia.

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Ducktown Basin Museum

212 Burra Burra St.
Ducktown, TN 37326

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Admission Rates
Adults $5, seniors $4, children 13 to 17 $2, children 7 to 12 $1.
Dates Closed
Thanksgiving, Christmas
New Years Day
Jan - Mar: Tuesday through Saturday 930am till 4pm
Apr - Oct: Monday through Saturday 10am till 430pm
Nov - Dec: Monday through Saturday 930am till 4pm
Discounts Offered
  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Active Military
  • AARP Discount
  • Group Discount
Payment Methods Accepted
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