McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture

1327 Circle Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996 - United States

865-974-2144

Website

Smithsonian Affiliate Museum Free Everyday

Museum Day Hours of Operation: 9:00 am ‐ 5:00 pm

The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture is a general museum with collections in anthropology, archaeology, decorative arts, local history, and natural history. Admission and parking are free.

Exhibits

Northwest Coast Art: A Community of Tradition
September 8, 2017-March 4, 2018
This exhibition explores Northwest Coast art through over 60 objects made by known and unknown artists, representing traditional and modern forms of cultural expression. From model totem poles and bentwood boxes, to spoons, prints, and silver bracelets, these objects were created for different purposes––utilitarian, decorative, and ceremonial. What all of them share in common is the desire to preserve and perpetuate Northwest Coast cultural heritage and community.

This venue will accept your Museum Day Live! ticket on the screen of your smartphone and in person.

Get Directions

Participation in Museum Day is open to any tax-exempt or governmental museum or cultural venue on a voluntary basis. Smithsonian magazine encourages museum visitation, but is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of the participating museums and cultural venues, and does not subsidize museums that participate.