Reservation Hotline: 800 256 4024
Reservation Hotline: 800 256 4024

McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture

1327 Circle Park Drive | Knoxville, TN 37996-3200
Knoxville, TN 37996-3200
(865) 974-2144

The McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture is located on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Exhibitions showcase the geologic, historical, and artistic past of Tennessee, and also highlight cultures from around the globe. Parking and admission are free.

Permanent Exhibitions include:
The Archaeology & the Native Peoples of Tennessee
Ancient Egypt: The Eternal Voice
The Decorative Experience
Human Origins: Searching for our Fossil Ancestors
The Civil War in Knoxville: The Battle of Fort Sanders
Tennessee Freshwater Mussels

  • Family Fun Day: Storytelling...

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    Join us for free a free Family Fun Day featuring storytelling, activities, crafts, tours, and more. We are partnering with the Center for Children’s...

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  • Family Fun Day: Northwest Coast Art

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    Join us for free a free Family Fun Day featuring activities, crafts, tours, and more in honor of new exhibition, Northwest Coast Art: A Community of...

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  • Stroller Tour: Toddlers and Totems

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    Join us for a morning out as our museum educator leads engaging gallery tours for parents and caregivers and their infants through four year olds....

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  • Can You Dig It? Archaeology and...

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    In celebration of International Archaeology Day and National Fossil Day, the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Tennessee,...

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  • Stroller Tour: Chomp Chomp

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    Join us for a morning out as our museum educator leads engaging gallery tours for parents and caregivers and their infants through four year olds....

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  • Family Fun Day: Celebrate Native...

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    Join us for free a free Family Fun Day featuring activities, crafts, tours, and more in honor of Native American Heritage Month in November. Visitors...

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  • Stroller Tour: Harvest Time

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    Join us for a morning out as our museum educator leads engaging gallery tours for parents and caregivers and their infants through four year olds....

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  • Family Fun Day: A Global Community

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    Join us for free a free Family Fun Day featuring activities, crafts, tours, and more in honor of refugee communities here and around the world. All...

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  • Stroller Tour: Row Your Boat

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    Join us for a morning out as our museum educator leads engaging gallery tours for parents and caregivers and their infants through four year olds....

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