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Knoxville - Attractions


You can contact the Knoxville CVB for additional information about this specific area. Here's their contact info:


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601 W. Summit Hill Dr.
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Knoxville, TN   37902
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Here's a list of some fun things to see and do while you make great memories in Knoxville:


Alex Haley Statue at Haley Heritage Square

1600 Dandridge Ave.,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Magnificent statue honoring Alex Haley, author of "Roots". Designed for interaction, the statue is surrounded by a playground and city park.



Armstrong-Lockett House & W.P. Toms Memorial Gardens "Crescent Bend"

2728 Kingston Pk.,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Historic 1834 house furnished w/Toms Collection of 18th century furniture and features art, a collection of English silver and extensive formal Italian gardens.



Arts and Cultural Alliance

PO Box 2506,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - A service organization that provides arts and cultural events happening in and around the greater Knoxville area. Contact us for additional information.



Beck Cultural Exchange Center

1927 Dandridge Ave.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Featuring the history of African-Americans in East Tennessee from the late 1800's to today with photos, newspapers, biographies, books and artwork.



Bennett Galleries and Company

5308 Kingston Pk.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - An arts and crafts store. A self contained fine arts gallery exhibits regional and nationally accepted artists who work in a variety of mediums.



Bethel Civil War Cemetery

1711 Dandridge Ave.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - One of the largest privately owned Civil War cemeteries. Confederate soldiers from every Southern state. Approx. 1,670 Civil War soldiers. Four acres.



Bijou Theatre

803 Gay St.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - A non-profit organization that provides children's plays, family theater productions, classes for children and adults, concerts and much more.



Blount Mansion

200 W. Hill Ave.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - 1792 home of the S.W. Territorial Gov. Wm. Blount, a signer of the U.S. Constitution and drafter of the Tennessee Constitution.



Celebration Station

400 N. Peters Rd.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - A family fun center, over 100 video arcade games, go-karts, bumper boats, batting cages, miniature golf, pizza and more.



The City Ballet

PO Box 1664,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - The City Ballet presents a season of dance from world class choreographers and educational outreach programs for the entire East Tennessee Region.



Clarence Brown Theatre

University of Tennessee,  , 1714 Andy Holt Blvd., Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - UT students in performance and design work alongside professionals from around the world as CBT ticket buyers enjoy professional regional theatre.



Confederate Memorial Hall (Bleak House)

3148 Kingston Pk.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Italian age villas, built in 1858 for R. H. Armstrong and L. Franklin. Small museum, artifacts from the War between the states. Gen. J. Longstreet's Confederate States Army headquarters.



Cradle of Country Music Walking Tour

600 Market St.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Country music is right at home in downtown Knoxville. Take a stroll through country music history from pioneer ballads to rockabilly.



East Tennessee Discovery Center

516 N. Beaman St., ,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Children's hands on science center and Akima Planetarium.



Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture

1715 Volunteer Blvd.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - The Ewing Gallery coordinates exhibits that illustrate current attitudes in art and architecture.



Frank H McClung Museum - University of Tennessee

1327 Circle Park Dr.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - A general interest museum with exhibits on native people, ancient Egypt, geology, decorative arts, Civil War and others.



Gateway Regional Visitor Center

900 Volunteer Landing Ln.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Visitor information, nature and culture museum and a sample of the best attractions the region has to offer. Shop sells area crafts and more.



Good Life Gallery

5338 N. Broadway,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Art for the soul, gifts of the heart vest describes the wonderful variety of fine arts and crafts you'll find within Good Life Gallery.



Historic Tennessee Theatre

604 Gay St., ,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Historic movie palace built in 1928. Home to concerts of all kinds, classic films and private events.



Ijams Nature Center

2915 Island Home Ave., ,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - A 150 acre nature preserve and regional environmental education facility. Ijams offers a variety of free or low cost public programs.



James White's Fort

205 E. Hill Ave., ,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - The fort was the home of James White, founder of Knoxville. Includes his home and outbuildings that give visitors a glimpse of the past.



Joseph B. Wolffe Collection of R. Tait McKenzie Sport Sculpture

Thornton Athletics Student Life Center,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - The gallery contains a collection of sculptures by R. Tait McKenzie, the sculptor of athletes. The collection has some 130 items including statuettes.



Knox County Regional Farmers' Market

4700 New Harvest Ln., ,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Modern retail farmers' market. Fruits, vegetables, crafts, homemade foods, jellies, jams, honey, plants, flowers and shrubbery.



Knoxville Civil War Driving Tour

Gateway Regional Visitor Center,  , 900 Volunteer Landing Ln., , Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - The driving tour highlights the divided loyalties among East Tennesseans. It includes stops at historical museums and homes, battle sites and cemeteries.



Knoxville Museum of Art

1050 World's Fair Park Dr.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - The only fine arts museum within a 100 mile radius. KMA hosts many world renowned exhibits every year. Also, films, concerts and more.



Knoxville Opera Company

PO Bo x16,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Produces professional opera year 'round in the East Tennessee community.



Knoxville Police Department Museum

800 Howard Baker Jr. Ave., ,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - the KPD Museum contains historical photographs, uniforms, badges, weapons and literature that depict the history of the Knoxville Police Department.



Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

406 Union Ave., Ste. 100,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Stellar guests artists and superstar entertainers join the KSO musicians for masterworks, chamber classics and pop concerts.



Knoxville Zoo

3500 Knoxville Zoo Dr.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Discover the wonders of the world while visiting Knoxville Zoo. The zoo has more than 800 animals and is internationally renowned among zoos.



Laurel Theatre / Jubilee Community Arts

1538 Laurel Ave.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Jubilee Community Arts promotes, preserves and presents the traditional performing arts of southern Appalachia. Theatre is a 100 year old church.



Mabry-Hazen House Museum

1711 Dandridge Ave.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Housed Union and Confederate soldiers and featuring one of the largest collections of original artifacts including crystal, silver, china and antiques.



Marble Springs State Historic Farmstead

1220 W. John Sevier Hwy., ,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Interpreters in period dress tell about the life and times of Gov. John Sevier and demonstrate farm life in the late 18th century.



Old City Historic District

Jackson Ave. & Central St., ,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - A restored warehouse district with eclectic shops, antique stores, restaurants, coffee houses and nightclubs. Live music nightly.



Old Gray Cemetery

543 N. Broadway ,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Walk through Knoxville history at Old Gray Cemetery, a 13 acre Victorian setting. Where some of the most gifted and historically important citizens are buried.



Ramsey House Plantation

2614 Thorngrove Pk.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - An historic house museum located on over 100 acres. The 1797 house and gardens include a visitor center and gift shop.



S.W.A.T.

333 Troy Circle Ste. C,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - A working studio and art gallery. Sculpture by Birney and Catherine, includes life casting and one of a kind pieces of art.



The South's Finest Chocolate Factory and Victorian Houses, Shops & Galleries

1060 World's Fair Park Dr., ,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - See the chocolatiers at work, featuring more than 100 candies made and sold on site. Shops and galleries filled with treasures by local artists.



Tennessee Children's Dance Ensemble

4216 Sutherland Ave.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Professional modern dance company's annual spring concert. Bijou Theatre, Knoxville. Call for times and dates.



Tennessee Riverboat Co.

300 Neyland Dr.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - The Star of Knoxville, a 325 passenger sternwheeler, offers lunch, dinner, sightseeing and party cruises on the Tennessee River.



Tennessee Stage Company

1060 World's Fair Park Dr., ,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Tennessee Stage Co. is a professional theater company performing a summer Shakespeare festival and a new play festival each year in March.



The Three Rivers Rambler

Volunteer Landing,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Three Rivers Rambler, which is Knoxville's only passenger excursion train, enables passengers to experience the grandeur of traveling on trains.



University of Tennessee Football Hall of Fame

Neyland Thompson Sports Center, Johnny Majors Dr., ,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Visit the hub of over 100 years of Volunteer football. The Hall includes videos and a timeline that details the proud and rich Volunteer tradition.



University of Tennessee Gardens

252 Ellington Plant Science Bldg.,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Explore the beauty of the UT Gardens. Outstanding display of annual and perennial flowers, ornamental grasses, herbs, trees and shrubs.



Volunteer Landing

Downtown along the Tennessee River,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - One mile paved riverwalk connecting a visitor center, attractions, restaurants, historical markers and refreshing waterfalls and fountains.



War Dog Memorial Statue

2407 River Dr., ,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - A replica of the official memorial in Guam, donated to the University of Tennessee and dedicated on July 17, 1998. Symbolizes the connection people share with dogs.



Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

700 Hall of Fame Dr.,,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Celebrate achievement and excellence! Interactive exhibits, "Center Court" activities area and over 100 years of basketball memorabilia.



World's Fair Park and Festival Center

810 Clinch Ave.,  Knoxville, TN or you can contact the Knoxville CVB @ (800) 727-8045 for additional information.  - Public park with museums, galleries, shops, restaurants, children's playground, convention center and sunsphere.






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