Culture, History, Library
The Alex Haley Museum and Interpretive Center is a tribute location to Alexander Murray Palmer Haley. It opened as a museum and became a historical landmark in 1986. The museum's main attraction is Alex Haley's childhood home that was also the home of his grandparents, Will and Cynthia Palmer. Many parts of the house, including the stove and the floors, are original pieces from the 1920s. The newest addition to the site is the Interpretive Center which opened August 2010.
Culture, History, Historic House
In 1896, entrepreneur Clay Faulkner told his wife Mary he'd build her "the finest mansion in the region" if she would move next to their woolen mill, 2-1/2 miles from downtown McMinnville.
Archaeology, Art, Culture, General, Library, Natural History
The Frist Center is committed to education — helping people of all ages and backgrounds become more familiar with, knowledgeable of and appreciative of art. The Education Department’s dedicated staff organizes a wide variety of activities, both at the Frist Center and off-site.
Children's, Church, Culture, Historic House, Historical Society
The Heritage Center in Townsend features two galleries tracing the region's history thousands of years back to the present, the region's transportation history, and 12 historic outbuildings from the region including cabins, barns, a chapel, setoff house, wheelwright shop, underground still and more. Visit website for hours and admission rates. Offers full schedule of concerts and special events thoughout the year.
Culture, General, History, Military, University
Discover stories of the downtown courthouse and the 1862 Battle of Murfreesboro through exhibits, programs, and tours.
Culture, General, History, Specialized
The Little River Railroad and Lumber Company Museum tells the story of Townsend and how it came to where it is today.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Society is now located at 189 Tenth Street, Clarksville, Tennessee, housed in the historic L&N Depot building, a City of Clarksville asset.
Culture, History, Historic House, Library
Situated in Collierville's Historic Downtown, the Morton Museum invites visitors to explore Collierville's rich heritage. Permanent and changing exhibitions engage friends, families, and children in interactive learning opportunities. Growing collections highlight unique experiences and events in the town's past. The Museum is located at the intersection of Poplar Avenue and Main Street just off the historic Town Square in downtown Collierville.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Natural History, Planetarium, Science
Pink Palace Museum: The Pink Palace Museum is one of the largest facilities of its kind in the Southeast. You can walk through a replica of the first self-service grocery store in the country, Clarence Saunders' Piggly Wiggly. Explore the cultural and natural history of the Mid-South through exciting exhibits, dioramas and audio-visuals. Trace Memphis' development from the time of Spanish explorers through the Civil War and the yellow fever epidemics.
Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library, University
The President Andrew Johnson Museum and Library is housed in the second oldest building on the Tusculum College campus-"Old College". The building was built in 1841 for a total of $4,245.62. Andrew Johnson gave a $20.00 donation for the construction of the building, one of the largest local donations according to the minutes of the Board of Trustees.
Cemetery, Church, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Military, Natural History
On display: Smith county Century Farms, agriculture, military, education, local churches, civil war, architecture.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military, Natural History, Park, Specialized
TVRM’s passenger trains run on the historic route which includes Missionary Ridge Tunnel, completed in 1858 and on the National Register of Historic Places. The tunnel is the primary reason TVRM runs on the three-mile section of the former Southern Railway.
Art, Children's, Culture, General
The West Tennessee Regional Art Center opened in 1994 in the restored city hall building in Humboldt, Tennessee. The nonprofit museum houses the Caldwell Collection as its permanent exhibit (the only permanent fine art collection between Memphis and Nashville) and has changing exhibits in its other three galleries.