Museum of East Tennessee History

601 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37901 - United States



Museum of East Tennessee History

Museum Day Hours of Operation: 10:00 am ‐ 4:00 pm

History speaks through permanent and changing exhibits that focus on East Tennessee's rich history and heritage. Traveling exhibits from various institutions also highlight special stories from our past.


Voices of the Land: The People of East Tennessee
This exhibit traces over 250 years of our region's history, and the East Tennessee Streetscape recreates an urban street corner from the early 1900s.

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

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