Things To Do

Things To Do

American Museum of Science and Energy add to itinerary

Learn how 75,000 people kept a secret during WWII. Explore the Frontier of Appalachia to the Frontier of the Nuclear Age as you learn about Oak Ridge’s leading-edge technology that continues to earn the U.S. the title of “Super Power. "The Museum’s permanent exhibits include The...

Appalachian Arts Craft Center add to itinerary

The Appalachian Arts Craft Center has a gallery featuring the work of more than 70 local artists, including pottery, quilts, jewelry, weavings, woodworking, photography, and much more. Artists who sell in the gallery have been juried in to assure high quality in the products sold. There is ...

Big Valley Barn add to itinerary

Big Valley Barn is a family-friendly, music venue featuring live country music every Friday and Saturday evening from&n...

Coal Creek Miners Museum add to itinerary

The Coal Creek Miners Museum tells the story of the miners that lived, worked and died in Coal Creek, Fraterville and Briceville Tennessee, it also tells about the historically significant events that changed the mining industry. The story starts in the late 1800s when the &...

Coal Creek Motor Discovery Trail add to itinerary

Many of the miners who survived the Coal Creek War died in mine disasters at the Fraterville Mine in 1902 and the Cross Mountain Mine in 1911. These disasters, which killed 300 men and boys in Coal Creek, helped raise public awarenss of the dangers of mining.

Relive coal mining history an...

David Hall Cabin add to itinerary

Built in 1799, this cabin, which included a home, inn and tavern, was home to an American Revolutionary War Veteran. If the walls of this cabin could talk, it would tell you about Indian confrontations, its inhabitant that was one of the men who signed a petition that established Anderson C...

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.