Things To Do

Things To Do

International Friendship Bell add to itinerary

The first monument between a U.S. Manhattan Project city and Japan, the bell serves as an expression of hope for everlasting peace.

K-25 Interpretive Center add to itinerary

View the historic former Manhattan Project facility in this overlook that features pictures, historic displays, and a video.  

Visitors can also visit the K-25 Virtual Museum. The virtual museum tells the story of the K-25 facil...

Lenoir Historical Complex at Norris Dam State Park add to itinerary

The Lenoir Museum contains artifacts from Early Americana which were collected for over 60 years by Will G. Lenoir and his wife Helen and donated by the Lenoirs to the State of Tennessee. The Lenoirs strongly desired that the rapidly, changing times not wipe out an appreciation of the hard ...

Museum of Appalachia add to itinerary

The Museum of Appalachia tells the story of our pioneer forebears, in their own words and through the artifacts they left behind. Built over a span of 40 years, this authentic replica of mountain life includes historic log buildings, display halls filled with authentic artifacts, and garden...

New Hope Visitors Center at Y-12 add to itinerary

Located at Y-12, one of the original Manhattan Project facilities, this center houses historic displays and videos about Y-12.

Meeting space is available - 416 seated and 500 plus standing.

North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area add to itinerary

In the Cumberland Mountains of East Tennessee lies over 150,000acres of wilderness waiting to be explored by outdoor enthusiast. There are 600 miles of multi-use trails for hiking, mountain biking and off-roading. In addition, North Cumberland WMA is home to the only elk herd in the East. Y...

Ritz Theater add to itinerary

Opened in 1945, the Ritz was one of the most modern theaters in the South. First-run movies, concerts, gospel singings, receptions and miscellaneous meetings. The Ritz Theater is on the National Register of Historic places.

Secret City Commemorative Walk add to itinerary

A memorial dedicated to the men and women who came at their nation’s call, to a city that was not on any map, to help end the greatest war this world has ever seen.

The John Hendrix Memorial Prayer Walk add to itinerary

The John Hendrix Memorial Prayer Walk is an easy half-mile historic nature trail which tells the story of John Hendrix. John Hendrix was just an ordinary farmer until he became known for having had visions about the future around the year 1900. Those visions later found their fulfillment in the g...

Wheat Community Burial Ground add to itinerary

Believed to be part of the Gallaher-Stone Plantation, this 1850s slave cemetery has more than 90 unmarked graves. Includes a beautiful monument in memory of those held in bondage.