East Tennessee History Center

601 S Gay St, Knoxville, Tennessee 37902 USA

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“connecting the region and its history”

Preserving, Interpreting, and Promoting the History and Culture of East Tennessee's 35 Counties. Geography defines East Tennessee as a land of mountains and valleys and with a history and heritage apart from the rest of the state.  The East Tennessee Historical Society recognizes this distinctiveness with programs and exhibitions uniquely tailored to the region.  The ETHS educational mission is to engage the public with the message that history is important.

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Jeremy J.

We're here while we were visiting Knoxville it was fun and cool to see you at the Historical parts of the Tennessee eastern section. My daughter likes to go to museums and things and see history... Read more

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Tammy R.

Learning about a cities history while visiting is essential for me. It's a small museum but it took us around 2.hrs. I enjoyed the musical history the most and they even have one of Dolly Parton's... Read more

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Atlee M.

If you haven't heard, Sundays are free entry days! This afternoon we visited to see the new display of all the 1982 World's Fair memorabilia. During the World's Fair my parents hosted a... Read more

East Tennessee History Center

601 S Gay St
Knoxville, Tennessee
37902 USA


Closed Now
  • Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sun: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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