McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

1327 Circle Park Dr
Knoxville TN  37996-3200

Phone: (865) 974-2144

McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture is a general museum with collections in anthropology, archaeology, decorative arts, local history, and natural history. Admission is free.

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Parking: Street, Parking Lot

Categories: College & University, Museum, Tourist Attraction, Travel & Transportation, University

Hours

Mon: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm



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Events

McClung Museum Fundraiser

McClung Museum Fundraiser
06:00 pm - 05/05/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

This elegant event will feature a reception fit for a queen, live music, and an intimate portrait of Princess Diana as presented by Patrick Jephson, her longtime...

Past Events

Lecture: Civil War Era Historic Structures in Knoxville

Lecture: Civil War Era Historic Structures in Knoxville
02:00 pm - 02/18/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

The McClung Museum’s 8th annual Civil War Lecture series, given by Civil War Curator Joan Markel, will be held at 2 p.m. one Sunday each month, January–April...

Stroller Tour: Be My Valentine

Stroller Tour: Be My Valentine
10:00 am - 02/12/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join us for a morning out as our museum educator leads engaging gallery tours for parents and caregivers and their infants through four year olds. Crying and wiggly...

Family Fun Day: Darwin Day

Family Fun Day: Darwin Day
01:00 pm - 02/10/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join us for free a free Family Fun Day featuring activities, crafts, tours, and more. Did you know that International Darwin Day commemorates Charles Darwin’s...

Lecture: Shifting Role of ‘Motherhood’ in Late Prehistoric TN

Lecture: Shifting Role of ‘Motherhood’ in Late Prehistoric TN
07:30 pm - 02/06/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

The East Tennessee Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the McClung Museum present Michaelyn Harle of the Tennessee Valley Authority giving...

Ancient Egypt Guided Tour

Ancient Egypt Guided Tour
12:00 pm - 02/02/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

"School group in the Ancient Egypt gallery Ancient Egypt: The Eternal Voice The people of ancient Egypt speak to us through the primary sources of writing, artifacts,...

Civil War Lecture Series: November 1863 and the Battle of Fort

Civil War Lecture Series: November 1863 and the Battle of Fort
02:00 pm - 01/28/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

The McClung Museum’s 8th annual Civil War Lecture series, given by Civil War Curator Joan Markel, will be held at 2 p.m. one Sunday each month, January–April...

AIA Lecture: Cooking up New Perspectives, Ancient Cooking Pots

AIA Lecture: Cooking up New Perspectives, Ancient Cooking Pots
07:30 pm - 01/25/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

The East Tennessee Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the McClung Museum present Jerolyn Morrison of University of Leicester, giving the...

Free Stroller Tour: The Wild West

Free Stroller Tour: The Wild West
10:00 am - 01/22/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join us for a morning out as our museum educator leads engaging gallery tours for parents and caregivers and their infants through four year olds. Crying and wiggly...

Free Family Fun Day: Curtain Call

Free Family Fun Day: Curtain Call
01:00 pm - 01/20/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join us for free a free Family Fun Day featuring activities, crafts, tours, and more. The museum is partnering with the Clarence Brown Theatre (CBT) for a family...

Stroller Tour: Row Your Boat

Stroller Tour: Row Your Boat
10:00 am - 12/11/2017

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join us for a morning out as our museum educator leads engaging gallery tours for parents and caregivers and their infants through four year olds. Crying and wiggly...

Family Fun Day: A Global Community

Family Fun Day: A Global Community
01:00 pm - 12/02/2017

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join us for free a free Family Fun Day featuring activities, crafts, tours, and more in honor of refugee communities here and around the world. All materials will...

CBT YP Holiday Party

CBT YP Holiday Party
05:30 pm - 11/30/2017

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

The Clarence Brown Theatre is hosting a Young Professionals Holiday Party & Performance on Thursday, November 30. Come join fellow YP’s for a pre-show reception...

Knoxville's Urban Renewal: The Rest of the Story

Knoxville's Urban Renewal: The Rest of the Story
05:30 pm - 11/13/2017

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join Mr. Robert Booker, local historian and author, for his presentation on the impact of Knoxville's Urban Renewal on the black business community. 5:30 pm Reception 6:00...

Stroller Tour: Harvest Time

Stroller Tour: Harvest Time
10:00 am - 11/13/2017

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join us for a morning out as our museum educator leads engaging gallery tours for parents and caregivers and their infants through four year olds. Crying and wiggly...

Family Fun Day: Celebrate Native American Heritage

Family Fun Day: Celebrate Native American Heritage
01:00 pm - 11/11/2017

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join us for free a free Family Fun Day featuring activities, crafts, tours, and more in honor of Native American Heritage Month in November. Visitors will enjoy...

UT Homecoming at McClung Museum

UT Homecoming at McClung Museum
03:00 pm - 11/03/2017

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join us as we celebrate the “Homecoming” of the mate (below right) to the Tennessee State Artifact on Friday, November 3 from 3–4:30 p.m. in the Museum Lobby. Enjoy...

UT History Walking Tour with Jack Neely

UT History Walking Tour with Jack Neely
01:00 pm - 11/03/2017

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

From interesting and internationally significant visitors, a few very surprising alumni, and the sometimes exotic origins of some of our campuses most familiar institutions,...

Toys for Tots Gift Drive

Toys for Tots Gift Drive
09:00 am - 11/01/2017

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

McClung Museum Store will proudly partner with the U.S Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program as a Toy Drop-Off site this holiday season. From November 1–30,...

Stroller Tour: Chomp, Chomp!

Stroller Tour: Chomp, Chomp!
10:00 am - 10/23/2017

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join us for a morning out as our museum educator leads engaging gallery tours for parents and caregivers and their infants through four year olds. Crying and wiggly...

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