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The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture is a general museum with  permanent exhibitions on archaeology and the Native Peoples of Tennessee, the geology and fossil history of Tennessee, ancient Egypt, decorative arts, human origins, antique natural history prints, and the Civil War Battle of Fort Sanders. It also presents three special temporary exhibitions a year.  Admission is free.  

The McClung Museum is located on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  For more information on visiting the Museum, including free parking, go to

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McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

For the most up-to-date hours and information, please contact McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture directly.


University of Tennessee
1327 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996


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Admission Rates

Free admission.
Free parking for Museum visitors is available on Circle Park Drive.


9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

1:00–5:00 p.m.
Dates Closed
January 1, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, December 24 & 25

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