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Museum of Appalachia

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Address: 2819 Andersonville Hwy, Clinton, TN 37716
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+1 865-494-7680
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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I got my wedding engagement pictures here and they turned out very lovely! Plenty of space to take photos. I also know a friend who wed here and it was beautiful outside as well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got my wedding engagement pictures here and they turned out very lovely! Plenty of space to take photos. I also know a friend who wed here and it was beautiful outside as well. Thank you!

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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've passed the highway signs for this museum for years and this time we stopped to visit - what a treat. It's a sprawling site with authentic buildings moved from nearby towns creating an instant view of life in the hills. Roosters, peacocks and livestock bring the view to life. The Hall of Fame is a display of artifacts from... More 

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Walland, Tennessee
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37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017

This is probably our favorite spot to take friends and family who visit; everybody, young and old, seem to be fascinated with the extensive array of historic buildings and the displays in the museum proper. We've made many trips with our grandkids and each time they want to stay in the museum longer and to go through the farm buildings,... More 

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Thank Carlen01
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15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017

Just north of Knoxville, this place is a beautiful place to while away a few hours enjoying the huge collection of memorabilia and farming/living implements of the early settlers in the Appalachian hills. Old log cabins, a working farm and a Bluegrass hall of Fame with old instruments and clothing from some of the greats like Bill Monroe. Some great... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

This is a real old fashioned museum, The displays are probably from the 1960s or when the museum set up. It is very interesting as it captures the life experience of people living in the Appalachian mountains. It is a collection of historic buildings plus a large barn filled with tons of curiosities. The best time to go is for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

The museum is a great place to learn about East TN. A visit there is both fun and educational. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. A must visit.

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Clinton, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

If you love history, you will enjoy this museum. History if local areas and also has a souvenirs store and place to eat on site

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Thank Jamie R
Clinton, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Unique museum that has many items of old relating to the way of life in the mountains. You could spend all day here and not see it all. I have been there 3 times and look forward to going back. Great history for the history buff.

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Clinton, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

A delightful walk into mountain history and life. In the fall their are people in the various buildings inviting participation. A huge fall festival of food, entertainment and people. The rest of the year individual walk through the village with often people playing instruments on the porches of some buildings. Several hours of exploring. There are also numerous varieties of... More 

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Andersonville, Tennessee
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

If your looking for authentic home cooking this is the place. For 6.99 you have a choice of 1 of the 2 home cooked entrees and 2 sides. The list of sides are numerous and they change each day. Lunch is served 11:00 to 2:00 each day. Also served are salad, sandwiches, pinto beans ,corn bread and several homemade desserts.... More 

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