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Address: 200 Hyder Hill Rd, Piney Flats, TN 37686-4630
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Such a lesson learned from history!

This historic museum is a gem.. Our kids made home made soap during a class. They loved his and we also learned about bathing Oder in a house and regularity of baths...Or should I... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jack L
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Sevierville, Tennessee
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Sevierville, Tennessee
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162 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This historic museum is a gem.. Our kids made home made soap during a class. They loved his and we also learned about bathing Oder in a house and regularity of baths...Or should I say irregularity.....LoL... The guided tour of the buildings is great! The guilds are e trembly informative and the demonstrations are awesome! We learned so many things,... More 

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Thank Jack L
Erwin, Tennessee, USA
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196 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We home school our kids and this place was a great way to learn about the old times. Very informative and they really enjoyed seeing how people lived back in 1700s. They got to watch a man sheer a sheep which was cool. Then learn what they do with all that wool. They have summer camps and we will be... More 

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Thank Kenneth E
Bluff City, Tennessee
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73 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

When my daughter was looking for a rustic venue for her wedding that wasn't going to cost an arm and a leg, Rocky Mount came to the rescue. They offered everything we needed and we had a wonderful experience.

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Thank tnoceantravel
Greeneville, Tennessee
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Our family of three, including our 6y.o. Son, had a great day. Re-enactors taught us about life in 1791. We all enjoyed ourselves. Our son got to make a dipped candle, we all tried homemade apple cider, and the reenactors made it an entertaining learning experience. Adorable sheep there too! Great family fun for $15. We spent almost 3 hours... More 

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Thank Alyson C
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36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

As a history buff, I really enjoyed Rocky Mount. Having last visited when I was in elementary school years ago, I had meant to visit again for years and I'm glad I did. The tour is well laid out and the actors do a good job. The museum also contains many interesting items. Well worth the visit.

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Thank Chad B
Warren PA
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119 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

For once, my husband stopped when he noticed the historic sign on the highway en route to our destination. What a treat! The museum is well laid out, but the best part are the farm buildings and the docents who tell the family history. What we anticipated as a 30-minute stop turned into about two hours. Of particular note was... More 

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2 Thank EdandRuth
Piney Flats, Tennessee
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

did not visit the cabins. it is a great place to take children to learn about regional history .i guess they did the best they could with the entry & exit.

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Thank ann v
Knoxville, Tennessee
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402 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Great little museum and grounds! The main house, cooking area and pioneer style living was enjoyable and was a family friendly afternoon. Very informative and knowledgeable about tennessee and the first capital! We brought our lunch and ate outside in the picnic area!

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Thank PaulyPauly2014
florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2015

My husband and I went the last time we were in Tennessee. I love history and learned quite a lot when I was there. The staff was good and took their time in explaining things. I would highly recommend this to anyone who loves history and wants to learn something new.

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Thank traciwalk
Fairfax VA
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114 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

I love historic sites, and reenactment (having been a reenactor myself). This one was disappointing - the reenactors seemed to have memorized scripts, and just went through everything. While they invited questions, there was relatively little demonstration, and mostly just talking. Also, they seemed very reluctant to talk about slavery, which was a part of the history of the site,... More 

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