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McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture

1327 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-3200

1327 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-3200
(865) 974-2144
Region: Campus

Be ready to spout out, “No Way,” “That’s neat,” or even an elegant, “Very interesting…” while visiting the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture. This hub of history offers adventurous tales of years past and even of years to come. One walk through the door will take you on a camel caravan through the Egyptian sands, a hectic battlefront along enemy lines, or a front porch rocking chair listening to a tall tale of Appalachia. Not all have a knack for history, but when a good story is being told, most often than not, you want to be there to hear it.

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