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Sumner County Museum

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The Sumner County Museum is filled with thousands of artifacts from the Sumner County area from Native American items, to war history, to pioneer days, to period clothing, to blacksmithing and tinsmithing, and so much more. Standing three stories tall and spanning more than 10,000 square feet, the Museum is home to more than 250,000 artifacts including those recovered from archeological digs at and around Bledsoe's Fort. The Museum houses many items that were once owned by local music stars as well as objects from the world famous Randy's Records Shop. Visitors will also see Native American and African-American displays, an early-18th century kitchen, a working and complete tinsmith shop, models of the USS Sumner County and the Roxy Theatre, antique toys and cars, and more.

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Antique fire engine at the Sumner County Museum in Gallatin
Gallatin's first pump fire engine
Guns on display at Sumner County Museum in Gallatin
A. I. Heath Rifle
Firearms on display at the Sumner County Museum
Pistols and Revolvers
Randy's Records was one of the earliest mail order record shops!
Randy's Record Shop
Antique cars at the Sumner County Museum
John Garrott's 1909 Hupmobile
Gallatin's 1st traffic light on display at the Sumner County Museum
Gallatin's First Stop Light
Sumner County Museum

For the most up-to-date hours and information, please contact Sumner County Museum directly.


183 West Main Street
P.O. Box 1163
Gallatin, TN 37066


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Donation of $5 per person.


10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates Closed
Closed Sundays and Mondays.
Closed most Saturdays.
Closed December - February.
Closed all major holidays.

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