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Tennessee River Museum

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Broad overview of the area!

This museum has artifacts from archeological digs to artifacts from the Civil War. Lots of... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2018
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Extremely informative

Great exhibits and info on the history of the river! Enjoyed the comprehensive approach and... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
Colleyville, Texas
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495 Main St, Savannah, TN 38372-2062
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Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

This museum has artifacts from archeological digs to artifacts from the Civil War. Lots of interesting things to read and see. It has a great timeline and a display on the trail of tears. Worth the time and they have lots of brochures of things...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

Great exhibits and info on the history of the river! Enjoyed the comprehensive approach and especially the information on the riverboat traffic in the past.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nealrost
Reviewed September 12, 2018

I brought my daughter to this hotel after exploring at Shiloh. She was really excited to see the mock archeological dig she saw a picture while were at Shiloh and thought that it was the coolest thing she ever saw. It is small and to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

This museum really enhanced my understanding of the trail of tears. I had to return to Shiloh afterwards to see the Indian mounds.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pinebloom84
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

We pass this building all the time and just stopped by one day. How fun! They really put a lot of thought into all the exhibits. The ladies were so sweet and kind to my children. We were very impressed!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 705stefanieb
Reviewed May 26, 2018

We had a pass for the museum and enjoyed walking through. Housed in a historical building, it had interesting exhibits and the curator was knowledgeable and friendly.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank cmitch920
Reviewed May 11, 2018

I think this is great preparation for going to the Shiloh Battlefield, to get some background on the area and its significance in the Civil War. There are exhibits concerning pre-war times, and post-war times as well. The information about the types of weaponry used...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank frankb4d
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

We recently visited here after we received a voucher from the Shiloh National Park for free admission to the TN River Museum. This museum is clean and has lots to look at even though it's small. The staff was friendly. The museum has a small...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dasg23
Reviewed March 8, 2018

It's not large, but there's plenty to see.There are many photos and the descriptions are well written.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Yvette C
Reviewed March 6, 2018

While in Savannah we planned to have one activity and we chose the Tennessee River museum. It was a very interesting and had exhibits covering several eras in history.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank larrywreid
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