Museums & More
An impressive museum can artfully link elements of amusement and education. Visit Tennessee's colorful and entertaining museums for an out-of-this-world way to spend an afternoon, a day, a week. Look forward to being captivated by galleries of an amazing art museum, or wonderstruck by natural history and science. It's here in Tennessee.
Expand your knowledge. Tour Tennessee's marvelous museums. Pay homage to a Georgian marble mansion while perusing Memphis' Pink Palace, museum par excellence. Swing into Nashville with the Grand Ole Opry Museum; do-si-so your way to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Appreciate natural and cultural history of the Lower Mississippi River Valley at Memphis' Mud Island Museum. Splash into color via lively, engaging Knoxville Museum of Art. Wing your way to fascination at Tennessee Museum of Aviation in Sevierville.
Taste an authentic home-cooked meal and listen with your eyes as you explore Norris' Museum of Appalachia, a living history wonderwork, recently named an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. Light a spark of curiosity by taking the kids to Chattanooga's Creative Discovery Museum or Children's Museum of Oak Ridge.
Capture hands-on, visually arresting, fragrant, delicious or tuned in. Plan a trip to Tennessee museums to heighten all your senses.
Awaken your natural curiosity through the joy of play. Find out how things work, create, explore. The sky's the limit in Tennessee's museums for children. View all...
Don't just read it in a book, touch and explore it firsthand. Soak up local history. Appreciate handmade craft. Marvel at ancient artifacts. Gain insight into the culture of our state's inhabitants. Peruse original collections. Discover the Secret City. Get a charge from the excitement in Tennessee museums!