The McClung Museum

The mission of the McClung Museum 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 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
 Monday–Saturday:  

  9 am – 5 pm
 Sunday:  1 pm–5 pm 

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