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East Tennesse Historical Society

601 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1604
+1 865-215-8830
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Not from USA but found Interesting

I'm from New Zealand so don't know too much about East and West Tennessee history, I found myself... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
mummied
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
special showing of the work of Bud Albers

I so thoroughly enjoyed my self at the ETHC, I came specifically to see the paintings of Bud... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Jill H
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North Carolina
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“history center” (22 reviews)
“civil war” (29 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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601 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1604
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+1 865-215-8830
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"history center"
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"genealogy research"
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"country music"
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"treasure trove"
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"soda fountain"
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"third floor"
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"special exhibit"
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"family history"
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"native americans"
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

I'm from New Zealand so don't know too much about East and West Tennessee history, I found myself at the East Tennessee History Center and thought they did a good job of telling their history in a respectful but factual way.

Thank mummied
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

I so thoroughly enjoyed my self at the ETHC, I came specifically to see the paintings of Bud Albers, a local philanthropist, businessman, world traveler and painter. It was a lovely local museum. I actually went in Feb 2016 but there was no mechanism to...More

Thank Jill H
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Did not know what to expect, but was met by a really friendly Museum Curator the museum itself was great but the highlight was seeing Davy Crockets Rifle. A pleasant afternoon.

Thank John W
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

A really nice museum that teaches you a lot about the history of East Tennessee. The exhibits are well maintained and very informative. It's a lot of information to take in at once so we will certainly go back for another visit to learn more....More

Thank thepooh66
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Came in late and they let me in free. Caught the music exhibit and and TVA info. Great little museum and fun 50 minutes.

Thank Robdeg
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Genealogy buffs this is the place to go. Check out the rules before going. Be prepared to spend the day there : )

Thank Theresa L
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is very well done in representing this beautiful part of Tennessee and its history. We thoroughly enjoyed the quilt exhibit that is currently on display. The museum flows nicely and offers many insights to the people and history of the area.

Thank Renee L
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a MUST-SEE museum.....we were very impressed with the layout, organization, amount of info, videos, artifacts, jam-packed and so interesting. Because there is so much reading to do, I think this might be more geared towards teenagers but I am sure the little ones...More

Thank Norma J
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

This history center was excellent. So much history and so many artifacts. It was a great stop. My children also liked it. We are not from TN, so this really gave us a good education about East TN.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visit many local history museums and this is one of the best we've seen in the US. Well thought-out, well laid-out, and not too big. The exhibits are very nicely done with dioramas, artifacts, posters, writings, photos, and a very useful...More

1  Thank Wenwood
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No, unless it’s a service dog.
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Vickie H
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Response from MikeM3863 | Reviewed this property |
Mountains. Lots and lots of mountains. Go hike or just drive but only do the inside stuff if it is bad weather.
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Hours: M-F: 9am - 4pm Sat: 10am - 4pm Sun: 1pm - 5pm $4.00 for seniors
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