Things To Do

Things To Do

DOE Facilities Public Bus Tour add to itinerary

Explore the original Manhattan Project sites around Oak Ridge and learn the history behind the development of the world’s first atomic weapon which helped to end WWII. US Citizens only age 10+.

Departs from American Museum of Science and energy.

Green McAdoo Cultural Center add to itinerary

On August 27, 1956, twelve young people in Clinton, Tennessee walked into history and changed the world. They were the first students to desegregate a state-supported high school in the south. Clinton High School holds the honor of having the first African American to graduate from a public...

Historic Downtown Clinton add to itinerary

Countless hours can be spent strolling through Clinton’s Historic District and shopping at over 35 stores that feature antiques, collectibles and many other unique shops on Market and Main Streets.

Historic Jackson Square/Greenwich Village add to itinerary

Jackson Square lies at the center of the historic district that was once the original Townsite of Oak Ridge. During the war, this facility was open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Now, it features unique shopping, dining and historic displays.

Hoskins Drug Store add to itinerary

Hoskins Drug Store has been serving the Clinton community since 1930.  Hoskins is proud to offer a full service pharmacy, home medical equipment, as well as an authentic soda fountain and gift department.  Visit Hoskins for lunch and try their home cooked meals and old fashioned milksha...

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.