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Museum of Appalachia

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Don’t Miss This One of a Kind Museum!

My husband and I have been traveling full time in our RV for almost 15 months, seeing many historic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Modesto, California
Sight seeing while our boys fished

We visited the Museum of Appalachia while our son and his partner fished on a T V show. They have a... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Sonora, Kentucky
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The Museum of Appalachia is a living history museum--a pioneer mountain farm-village that lends voice to the people of Southern Appalachia through the artifacts and stories they left behind. Roam the 65-acre complex and experience a recreated...more
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2819 Andersonville Hwy, Clinton, TN 37716-6756
+1 865-494-7680
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have been traveling full time in our RV for almost 15 months, seeing many historic sites, museums and attractions around the U.S. The Museum of Appalachia is one of the best attractions we have visited. This place is special in so...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Museum of Appalachia while our son and his partner fished on a T V show. They have a self guided tour and it shows the history of some very famous people that lived in the Tennessee Appalachian area. It had a settlement...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2018

We stopped by on a whim to check out the museum and what it was all about. We wish we had not just had lunch, as the restaurant looked like it had fantastic home cooked food! There was a huge gift shop with a wide...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed October 24, 2018

I saw a lot of things I hadn't seen in many years and also some things I'd never seen before. Although my area is less than 200 miles away, it was interesting to see how things were done the same and others done differently, in...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2018

We were out driving in the area, by chance drove by the Museum of Appalachia and decided to stop. The grounds are well kept, have many different sights to see and are teeming with wildlife. The gift shop is full of many unique items that...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2018

This museum is kind of funky but gives a true picture and flavor of Appalachia. There is a shop with a lunch counter in the main building with musicians playing traditional instruments. The exhibits are a series of buildings from the region that have been...More

Thank nancynj
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

What a jewel this museum of history is! Our family of four were overly impressed with the amount and quality of exhibits and the historic collection of unusual artifacts to see. We opted to become a member ($100 year) to help support this wonderful attraction....More

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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We were in the area and like history. This place was amazing. They have tons to artifacts. The buildings have been moved from other sites. It was a beautiful setting. They have farm animals. I definitely recommend it to anyone!

Thank leighanno389
Reviewed September 27, 2018

There is so much history here! Parking lot is ample and free and the admission rates are reasonable. There are many buildings to walk through and the grounds are well laid out. There is a darling gift shop and several eating areas. This museum is...More

Thank Minnesota42
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Not your average look and don't know walk through. Experience " living history" with a presentation that allows you to understand what really happened.

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Hedy M
April 1, 2017|
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Response from Len E |
They have a large parking area that would accommodate the trailer.
Susan K
October 30, 2016|
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Response from lesley g | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any any pets there but contact the museum direct.
March 30, 2016|
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Response from AniKinTN | Reviewed this property |
Can google the museumofappalachia. $18 adult, $15 AAA, senior, or military. $10 for older kids, $6 for younger, think under five is free.