Monuments & Museums
Weave your way through Tennessee’s colorful tapestry of American history with a visit to any one of its fascinating monuments and museums.
Stroll through the massive collections at the Tennessee State Museum and take a journey into Tennessee’s legendary past. Or, wind your way through a museum dedicated to your personal interest--the Casey Jones Railroad Museum, Chucalissa Archaeological Museum and the Stax Museum to name just a few.
Birthplace of Country Music Museum/Cultural Heritage Center
In 1998, Congress recognized Bristol as the Birthplace of Country Music. This 24,000-square-foot facility will serve as an interactive museum to honor the rich history of music here and its influence within the recording industry. ...more
Bowen Plantation House
Circa 1787, the Bowen Plantation House is among Tennessee's oldest brick residences. Built by Revolutionary War Veteran, Captain William Bowen and his wife, Mary, the home represents the determination of early settlers to survive on the frontier. ...more
Bush Beans Visitor Center
Nestled at the foot of English Mountain in the community of Chestnut Hill, the Bush’s Visitors Center is a must-visit. The 12-000-square-foot center features a turn-of-the-century general store, museum, gift shop, theater and cafe serving the “No. ...more
This museum depicts early life in the mountains featuring Indian artifacts, Civil War artifacts and artifacts from home life. Old town of Butler up to 1948 when gates of Watauga Dam were closed. ...more
Cannonsburgh, the original name for Murfreesboro, is a reconstructed Southern village with a gristmill, one-room schoolhouse, town hall, log home, church, general store and a working blacksmith's shop that serve as reminders of life in pioneer times. See the World's Largest Cedar Bucket at Cannonsburgh Village. ...more
Center for Appalachian Studies and Services
The Center fosters educational, scholarly, artistic and public service opportunities that address the needs and interests of the Appalachian region. ...more
Charles Hall Museum
Dont miss this huge collection of guns, Native American artifacts, local memorabilia, and thousands of historic photographs, all collected by a single man. This unique museum offers a window into the history of Tellico Plains, a town that has sat at the crossroads of history for over 10,000 years. ...more