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8 Great Museums in East Tennessee

8 Great Museums in East Tennessee

Head to Tennessee not just for the mountain scenery, but the exciting things to see and do as well. Throughout the eastern region of the state, you’ll find a variety of museums to explore. Here are eight that offer a peek at history, science, art and fun.

 

Rivers, Romance and Lies

Rivers, Romance and Lies

From fishing and boating to taking in tall tales, historic Jonesborough, Tenn. provides everything you need for an enchanting escape in the Blue Ridge region.

Mountain Report: Walking in Wild Places

Mountain Report: Walking in Wild Places

At a mid-point about one and a half hours south of Knoxville, two hours northeast of Chattanooga and three hours north of Atlanta is a dark spot on the map. No cell phone towers. No roads or rushing traffic. No digital billboards.

Milkshakes, Mansions & The Manhattan Project

Milkshakes, Mansions & The Manhattan Project

Friday: Secrets Revealed. The story of Oak Ridge’s stint as a “secret city” during World War II, explorations of light and sound and models of earth’s energy resources are highlights of the town’s American Museum of Science and Energy. Delve deeper in...

If You Get Lost, Follow the Bluff

If You Get Lost, Follow the Bluff

There are mysteries to discover in Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau: icyballs, waterfalls, cowardly pine trees, Mark Twain’s place of conception and a historical independent streak.

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Featured Blue Ridge Videos

Hannah Harvey: Telling Tales of Coalminers, Gaelic Fairies and More. (Click to Read More.)

Riding The Wind at Lookout Mountain. (Click to Read More.)