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Museum of Appalachia

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Address: 2819 Andersonville Hwy, Clinton, TN 37716-6756
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+1 865-494-7680
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00

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Great place to learn about East TN

The museum is a great place to learn about East TN. A visit there is both fun and educational. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. A must visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Melissa A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum is a great place to learn about East TN. A visit there is both fun and educational. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. A must visit.

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Thank Melissa A
Clinton, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love history, you will enjoy this museum. History if local areas and also has a souvenirs store and place to eat on site

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Thank Jamie R
Clinton, Tennessee
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15 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Unique museum that has many items of old relating to the way of life in the mountains. You could spend all day here and not see it all. I have been there 3 times and look forward to going back. Great history for the history buff.

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Thank Michaele H
Clinton, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

A delightful walk into mountain history and life. In the fall their are people in the various buildings inviting participation. A huge fall festival of food, entertainment and people. The rest of the year individual walk through the village with often people playing instruments on the porches of some buildings. Several hours of exploring. There are also numerous varieties of... More 

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Andersonville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

If your looking for authentic home cooking this is the place. For 6.99 you have a choice of 1 of the 2 home cooked entrees and 2 sides. The list of sides are numerous and they change each day. Lunch is served 11:00 to 2:00 each day. Also served are salad, sandwiches, pinto beans ,corn bread and several homemade desserts.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

A huge thank you to Mr. Irwin and others who had the fore thought to document and collect buildings, stories, pictures and the way of life of this area! Truly a feat and interesting collection gathered in one spot.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

What a tremendous place of history! I wish we had planned for an all day visit. There really is something for everyone. Wish we lived closer so we could be there for special & holiday events. Must see!

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North Canton, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

While house hunting in the Clinton, TN area, our realtor suggested that we stop at the cafe located inside and next to the gift shop. We thought, "Okay, we'll give it a try." Most of the hot "dinner-style" meals are only $6.95. I had a beef pot pie, a side of zucchini casserole and cooked apples. Wow, were we impressed.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We've seen the sign for this attraction many times in our travels and just didn't fit it into our schedule...don't pass it by! The museum and grounds are full of Americana history. History buffs will love it. Be sure to eat at the restaurant...best green beans and chicken casserole you've ever tasted! Lima beans from their garden. Apple cake to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you have been to St Fagans in Cardiff to the Museum of Life than you are going to really enjoy this as this is American style. You learn so much about long ago especially when you watch the tradespeople e.g the woman on the loom, the blacksmith. Everyone is so friendly and very happy to answer any questions. There... More 

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