Whether you have lived here all your life or are visiting for the first time, it does not take long to realize that East Tennessee is a special place. To truly know East Tennessee today, though, you must first explore its past. The East Tennessee Historical Society invites you to do just that—to come learn about the people, places, and events that have shaped our region through the award-winning exhibits housed at the Museum of East Tennessee History.
Open seven days a week, the Museum has been developed to capture the interest of a wide range of audiences. The Museum mounts a number of changing exhibits throughout the year, each of which focuses on a unique aspect of East Tennessee.
Peruse the galleries at our website for information about what is currently on view, and then come find your place in East Tennessee history at the Museum of East Tennessee History!
601 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37901-1629
Mon-Fri: 9am - 4pm
Sat: 10am - 4pm
Sun: 1pm - 5pm
Closed Sept. 4, 2017