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.
Historic Homes of Knoxville
The history of Knoxville is a vivid tale of the trials and triumphs of a flourishing town within a growing nation. The backstory takes you from a rough frontier settlement to a grand state capital to the picturesque city you see today--a wild and often surprising tale marvelously told by the city’s most historic homes. ...more
Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center, History Museum & Gift Shop
Begin your trip to Jonesborough, Tennessee at the Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center & Museum at 117 Boone Street. The Center is located seven miles from Interstate 26 and within walking distance of Main Street, bed and breakfasts, unique retail shops, gourmet dining options and the International Storytelling Center. ...more
Historic Mansker's Station Frontier Life Center
Nationally recognized as top living history sites, the Bowen Plantation House and Kasper Mansker's log station serve as a backdrop for the presentation of daily interpretation, special events and filming opportunities. Located in the 200-acre Moss-Wright Park. ...more
Historic Stage Coach Stop
The Stage Coach Stop was in use in the mid-1850s when coach transportation was at its peak. It was built and owned by the manager of the coach company, which operated the line from Memphis to Holly Springs, MS. ...more
Historic Town of Cumberland Gap
The Historic Town of Cumberland Gap is nestled at the foot of Cumberland Mountains inside Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. Breathtaking beauty and charming "Mayberry" atmosphere will greet you as you come into town. ...more
Houston Museum of Decorative Arts
This museum showcases Anna Safley Houston's remarkable collection of 18th-, 19th- and early 20th-century decorative art objects. "Antique Annie" was a colorful, enigmatic character, a red-haired country girl who amassed one of the world's finest collections of antique glass, as well as a "collection" of at least nine husbands. ...more