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Customs House Museum
Customs House Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Clarksville, TN
Museum in Clarksville, TN USA

Dating back to 1898 this museum is the second largest general history museum in TN. Rotating exhibits and permanent collections line the walls of the museum. A large model train exhibit is loved by young and old alike. The Explorer's Floor gives children a hands on experience.


Cowan Railroad Museum
Cowan Railroad Museum things to do on a rainy day in Tennessee
Museum in Cowan, TN USA
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Railroad photos and relics in a century- old depot. Relive the days of steam and steel when you visit the lovingly restored Cowan Railroad Museum in Cowan, Tennessee. We have preserved more than 160 years of railroading and industrial history with an enormous collection of photos, relics, stories and exhibits.

McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture things to do on a rainy day in Knoxville, TN
Museum in Knoxville, TN USA

A natural history and culture museum on the UT Campus The McClung Museum is a general museum with collections in anthropology, archaeology, decorative arts, local history, and natural history. Located on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville campus, the museum is free and open to the public.

Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Depot and Railroad Museum
Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Depot and Railroad Museum things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, TN
Museum in Jackson, TN USA

Restored depot featuring Jackson's rich railroad history A restored turn-of-the-century N.C. & St.L. railway depot.The City of Jackson,TN. has restored the Depot into a local history Railroad Museum-a lasting tribute to the impact of the railroads on the growth of Jackson and Madison County.

Ripleys Odditorium in Gatlinburg
Ripleys Odditorium in Gatlinburg things to do on a rainy day in Gatlinburg, TN
Museum in Gatlinburg, TN USA

Experience eight unique attractions including Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Ripleys Aquarium of the Smokies is literally teeming with life û our 10,000 exotic sea creatures comprise more than 350 individual species. There are more fish in this aquarium than there are people living in the entire town of Gatlinburg, TN.


rustys tv and movie car museum
rustys tv and movie car museum things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, TN
Museum in Jackson, TN USA

car museum that has cars used in movies and tv shows at rustys we have around 30 star cars from all your favorite shows general lee ,knight rider , ghostbusters just to name a few ..

Sharpe Planetarium
Sharpe Planetarium things to do on a rainy day in Memphis, TN
Museum in Memphis, TN USA

Explore the great outer space at the Sharpe Planetarium! Journey to distant galaxies, explore the solar system and settle back in a comfortable seat in the Sharpe Planetarium as you take a cosmic voyage through the universe.

Tennessee River Museum
Tennessee River Museum things to do on a rainy day in Tennessee
Museum in Savannah, TN USA

Museum, Tourism office From Muscle Shoals to Paducah, from dinosaurs to the T.V.A., history in the lower Tennessee River Valley is both unique and fascinating! Its story awaits your discovery at Hardin County’s Tennessee River Museum.

The Cotton Museum
The Cotton Museum things to do on a rainy day in Memphis, TN
Museum in Memphis, TN USA

Discover the story of the plant that changed the world. When you visit the Cotton Museum, you're treading on the legendary floor of the Memphis Cotton Exchange where cotton traders once stood at the center of the global cotton economy. Until recently, no one was allowed in here except members and their guests.


The Veterans' Museum
The Veterans' Museum things to do on a rainy day in Tennessee
Museum in Halls, TN USA

Former WWII B-17 Bomber traing base DO YOU HAVE A DAY??? If you have a day or weekend, you will want to take this “Sentimental Journey” to a former WWII B-17 Training Base in Halls, TN. Operational from 1942 – 1945, it was the last stateside training for the B-17 crews before going overseas.

West Tennessee Delta Heritage / Tina Turner Museum
West Tennessee Delta Heritage / Tina Turner Museum things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, TN
Museum in Brownsville, TN USA

Sharing the music, history and beauty of the Tennessee Delta

Customs House Museum & Cultural Center
Customs House Museum & Cultural Center things to do on a rainy day in Clarksville, TN
Museum in Clarksville, TN USA

General History Museum Built in 1898 as a U.S. Post Office and Customs House for the flourishing tobacco trade, this architecturally fascinating structure is among the most photographed buildings in Tennessee.

Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center, Townsend, TN
Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center, Townsend, TN things to do on a rainy day in Pigeon Forge, TN
Museum in Townsend, TN USA

Celebrating cultural heritage of East TN & Great Smoky Mts Join us at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center to celebrate the cultural heritage of East Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains region.

international rock-A-billy hall of fame
international rock-A-billy hall of fame things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, TN
Museum in Jackson, TN USA

Music history - major artist - Portraits - video interviews. Displays include - 16 life size portraits - A large mural featuring Carl Perkins and Paul McCartney - Stained Glass Windows - George Klein & Elvis Presley, Charlie Daniels and Sweden's Ulf Nilsson, and Tommy Blown, Gert Lendstrand.

McDonald's Pumpkin Village
McDonald's Pumpkin Village
Museum in Union City, TN USA

McDonald's Pumpkin Village at Discovery Park of America

Tennessee River Museum
Tennessee River Museum things to do on a rainy day in Tennessee
Museum in Savannah, TN USA

a walk through history Exhibits chronicle prehistoric times, life of the Mississippian mound builders, the tragic story of the “Trail of Tears,” the Civil War on the River, the Golden Age of Steamboats, and the Tennessee River today.


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