The McClung Museum of Natural History & culture

The mission of the McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture is to advance understanding and appreciation of the earth and its peoples through the collection,  preservation, study, interpretation, and exhibition of objects and data.  As a part of the University of Tennessee, the McClung Museum works to support  academic programs and provide educational programming. 

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Visit the McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture!

The McClung is a natural history and culture museum with exhibits on  anthropology, geology, archaeology, human origins, history, decorative  arts, ancient Egypt, and natural history. Please see our Exhibits to get a better idea of what will be on display during your visit. 

The museum store carries a wide selection of unique items, including local art, jewelry, books, one-of-a-kind gift items, stationery, and educational toys, including items that pertain to our current exhibits. 

McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture

1327 Circle Park Drive Knoxville, TN 37996

(865) 974-2144

Museum Hours

 Admission and parking are free

  9 am – 5 pm
 Sunday:  1 pm–5 pm 

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