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The Museum of Appalachia is a living history museum--a pioneer mountain farm-village that lends voice to the people of Southern Appalachia through the artifacts and stories they left behind. Roam the 65-acre complex and experience a recreated...more
All reviews musical instruments farm animals gift shop hall of fame mark twain cornbread folk art pinto beans authentic buildings huge collection indoor exhibits personal stories spent several hours self guided tour admission fee on display learning experience
This museum is kind of funky but gives a true picture and flavor of Appalachia. There is a shop with a lunch counter in the main building with musicians playing traditional instruments. The exhibits are a series of buildings from the region that have been...More
What a jewel this museum of history is! Our family of four were overly impressed with the amount and quality of exhibits and the historic collection of unusual artifacts to see. We opted to become a member ($100 year) to help support this wonderful attraction....More
We were in the area and like history. This place was amazing. They have tons to artifacts. The buildings have been moved from other sites. It was a beautiful setting. They have farm animals. I definitely recommend it to anyone!
There is so much history here! Parking lot is ample and free and the admission rates are reasonable. There are many buildings to walk through and the grounds are well laid out. There is a darling gift shop and several eating areas. This museum is...More
We spent most of the time we had in the museum building. Its was such a fascinating collection of artifacts from Tennessee. There were sections on native Americans, famous Statesmen, doctors, midwives, quilters... just ordinary people. We didn't spend a lot of time in the...More
We eat lunch here often and it is always great! They have a different menu every day with tons of amazing sides and homemade desserts! My 2 year old loves going here to see the ducks and peacocks that walk around freely. It's a beautiful...More
Quite an eclectic / eccentric collection of buildings, tools, etc. Some displays had obvious ties to the area where others left you wondering. Construction going on during our visit. Told by several people that the restaurant here is very good but did not eat there.
The Museum of Appalachia is an fascinating place which allows you a glimpse into the lives of the people who inhabited these mountains. We went on a Monday and were able to enjoy live music using the instruments of the time--saws, harmonicas, fiddles etc. The...More