Address and Phone:
601 S. Gay Street
PO Box 1629
Knoxville, TN 37901
Phone: (865) 215-8824
Fax: (865) 215-8819
Free Children 16 & under
Hours Open to the Public:
Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sun. 1-4 p.m.
Check website for other major holidays
AAA Discount, Group Discount, Senior Citizen Discount
Payment Types Accepted:
Visa, Cash, MasterCard, Personal Check, American Express
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 other.
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.
From I-40 W, take James White Pkwy. Then take Summit Hill exit and go right. At third light, turn left on Gay St. ETHC is three blocks ahead on the corner of Gay & Clinch.
From I-40E, take Downtown exit, then at split take Henley St. Turn at Church Ave (first possible right turn). Go four blocks to Gay St. Turn left and go one block to Clinch. History Center is on the left at corner of Gay Street & Clinch, directly across from Tennessee Theatre.
Get turn-by-turn direction using the interactive map above.
Looking for a day of fun and frolic? Here's a quick list of nearby attractions that you may enjoy.
Date: May 13, 2013 - May 19, 2013
Great Smoky Mountain Trail Ride
Location: Oliver Springs, TN
Date: May 17, 2013 - May 19, 2013
Smoky Mountain Highland Games- Maryville College
Location: Maryville, TN
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