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Butler Museum

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Neet and informative

The Butler museum is a very unique and neat place to visit in the area. The attendant is very... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
bigbadwolfhere
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Johnson City, Tennessee
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Our Pride and Joy

I'd call before coming to make sure the museum is open. Most visits include a guided tour of the... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2017
schizoozy
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Butler, Tennessee
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Oct 9, 2018
“Neet and informative”
4 weeks ago
“Don't waste my time.”
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123 Selma Curtis Rd., Butler, TN
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

3000 mile trip to see this place and additional 2 plus hr drive from Morrisville. NOT OPEN AND NO ANSWER FOR THE PHONE. Updated information would benefit this place and be greatly appreciated. If you are only going to open when you feel like it....just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

The Butler museum is a very unique and neat place to visit in the area. The attendant is very helpful and the information there eill surprise you. I recommend a stop in ehen in the area just off hwy 67 in Butler near the Butler...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 2017

I'd call before coming to make sure the museum is open. Most visits include a guided tour of the museum. I helped start the museum and donated some of the display items. Great for school groups.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to see some local history in this museum was full of history. It takes you back in time and he tells you a story about the local area. You get to know the peopleand see what they went through, and it makes you...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed July 22, 2016

Although this is a small museum, it is worth your trip. The lady who gave us the tour was so nice. She had given us so much information, We were surprised at the exhibits they had.Everyone was very nice.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank km042016
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this museum and piece of TN history which few people know about. Definitely worth an hour of your time. A MIST SEE!!!!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Stevelikestraveltoo
Reviewed December 30, 2015

Great place to go for hearing and watching local musicians and bands.as well as the other festivities during Butler Days.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 223mem
Reviewed July 15, 2015

We were surprised at the exhibits in this small museum. Learning the reason for damming the Watauga river is riveting along with the stories of those that had to leave their homes is heart rendering.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Brokerlex
Reviewed April 21, 2015

I have visited the Butler Museum on several occasions. I live about 10 miles from the museum and have taken house guests to the museum several times so they may understand the local heritage and how Old Butler became the town beneath the surface of...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank MountainMan413
Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

This is a great local museum giving the story of the town that refused to drown. The photos, artifacts, and excellent tour guides provide you with the human side of historical events. Set aside an hour or so and learn what lies below Lake Watauga.

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