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Museum of East Tennessee History

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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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Museum of East Tennessee History

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601 S. Gay St.
P.O. Box 1629
Knoxville, TN 37902


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Admission Rates

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


Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.,
Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.,
Sunday: 1-4 p.m.
Dates Closed
New Years Day,
Easter Sunday,
Memorial Day,
July 4,
Labor Day,
Thanksgiving Day,
Christmas Eve, and
Christmas Day.
Please check our website for other holiday closings.

Payment Methods Accepted

  • AMEX
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Discounts Given

  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Active Military
  • Group Discount
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