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

Summer Camp: Art Masters Camp

Summer Camp: Art Masters Camp
09:00 am - 06/19/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Ages 4 – 6, June 19 – 22, 9am – 1pm Cost: $60 Campers will delve into the diverse fine arts collection at the McClung Museum and use it as inspiration for...

Summer Camp: Fossil Camp

Summer Camp: Fossil Camp
09:00 am - 06/25/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Ages 9 – 11 (rising 4th, 5th, & 6th graders), 9am – 12pm Cost: $110 Focusing on dinosaurs, mosasaurs, mastodons, and many other extinct animals as campers...

Stroller Tour: Puppy Pals

Stroller Tour: Puppy Pals
10:00 am - 07/16/2018

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: Art in the Galleries

Family Fun Day: Art in the Galleries
01:00 pm - 07/21/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join the museum for a free Family Fun Day exploring art in the McClung’s permanent collections. There will be tours, crafts, games, and more! All materials will...

Family Fun Day: Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

Family Fun Day: Healthy Mind, Healthy Body
01:00 pm - 08/11/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join us for free a free Family Fun Day featuring activities, crafts, tours, and more. We will tour exhibition Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures & Medical...

Stroller Tour: Kids on the Move

Stroller Tour: Kids on the Move
10:00 am - 08/13/2018

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...

Past Events

Family Fun Day: Egyptian Deities

Family Fun Day: Egyptian Deities
01:00 pm - 06/16/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join us for free a free Family Fun Day featuring activities, crafts, tours, and more. The McClung Museum will offer a family event centered on ancient Egyptian...

Summer Camp: Dino Explorers Camp

Summer Camp: Dino Explorers Camp
09:00 am - 06/12/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Ages 4 – 5, 9 – 11am Cost: $45 Scientific inquiry in activities, stories, make-and-take projects about dinosaurs and our permanent exhibition, Geology and...

Stroller Tour: Show Me Your Mussels

Stroller Tour: Show Me Your Mussels
10:00 am - 06/11/2018

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...

Summer Camp: Jurassic Kids Camp

Summer Camp: Jurassic Kids Camp
09:00 am - 06/05/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Ages 2 – 3, with caregiver 9 – 11am Cost: $35 Activities for toddlers and caregivers are inspired by dinosaurs and our permanent exhibition, Geology and Fossil...

Family Fun Day: Let's Plant It!

Family Fun Day: Let's Plant It!
01:00 pm - 05/19/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join us for free a free Family Fun Day featuring activities, crafts, tours, and more. The McClung Museum will offer a family event centered on medicinal plants....

Stroller Tour: May Flowers

Stroller Tour: May Flowers
10:00 am - 05/14/2018

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...

Princess Diana: An Intimate Portrait

Princess Diana: An Intimate Portrait
06:30 pm - 05/05/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Dinner, Dancing and Diamonds! Patrick Jephson, Princess Diana's first and only private secretary, and author of Shadows of a Princess, present an intimate portrait...

Civil War Lecture Series: Soldiers and Civilians

Civil War Lecture Series: Soldiers and Civilians
02:00 pm - 04/29/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Join us for the last lecture in our 8th annual Civil War Lecture series, "Soldiers and Civilians, History as Documented by the Social Life of an Occupied City." Given...

TED-Style Talk & Town Hall: Pain and Addiction in East TN

TED-Style Talk & Town Hall: Pain and Addiction in East TN
05:30 pm - 04/16/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

TED-Style Talk and Town Hall Q&A with Dr. Stephanie Vanterpool: Pain and Addiction in East TN––A History and Plan for the Opioid Crisis Stephanie G. Vanterpool,...

Lecture: Dr. Monica Black, The World is On Drugs: A History

Lecture: Dr. Monica Black, The World is On Drugs: A History
05:30 pm - 04/12/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Monica Black, Associate Professor and Associate Head of the UT Department of History will give the free lecture, The World is On Drugs: A History, as part of programming...

Family Fun Day: Science Fair

Family Fun Day: Science Fair
01:00 pm - 04/07/2018

At McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture in collaboration with the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences will host “Science Fair,” a free Family...

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...

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