The Metal Museum | Tennessee Vacation

The Metal Museum

The Metal Museum is the only art institution in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to the preservation and advancement of the art and craft of fine metalwork.  It is located on the bluffs of the Mississippi River and offers the opportunity to see works of art across its galleries and sculpture garden as well as artists working in its blacksmith shop and foundry.
374 Metal Museum Dr.
Memphis, TN 38106
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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.

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