The Top, Very Best, Must-See Museums in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

Even though the Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg area is loaded with a number of exciting attractions, you and your family can have fun – and learn at the same time. There’s a number of fascinating museums you can enjoy.

Image courtesy of the Elvis & Hollywood Legends Museum

Image courtesy of the Elvis & Hollywood Legends Museum

 

Begin your journey with The Titanic Museum of Pigeon Forge, where you get treated like a real-life passenger of the Titanic on a self-guided tour. After you’ve claimed your replica boarding pass, experience the chills of the 28-degree water that claimed more than 1,000 lives. At the end, find out if you and your family “survived” the adventure.

The museums aren’t all about mainstream cultural events. One of them, The Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum, puts the focus on what really matters in life. You’ll get the chance to check out the entire history of the genre.

If you enjoy cool cars, Floyd Garrett’s Muscle Car Museum honors all the vintage vehicles from the 1950s – 1970s. Over 90 of the greatest vehicles can be found here. See our full page feature on the Muscle Car Museum.

Your family can learn all about Hollywood’s greatest stars at the Hollywood Wax Museum. Celebrities are on display from every era.

And although it’s bizarre, Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum contains a number of fascinating displays that teach you about the less typical things found in this world. Your children can see a transformer made of car parts, unique works of art, and the world’s rarest egg.

Also, several of these museums are literally located on the same road, making travel convenient if you

Top Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge Museums

Floyd Garrett’s Muscle Car Museum
320 Winfield Dunn Pkwy
Sevierville, TN 37876
865-908-0882
www.musclecarmuseum.com
want to see more than one in a day.

Get a Free Ticket to Floyd Garrett’s Muscle Car Museum, plus over $300 in other coupons, when you book a cabin. Call 866 34 SMOKY for details.

Hollywood Wax Museum
106 Showplace Blvd.
Pigeon Forge, TN
865-428-5228
http://www.hollywoodwaxmuseum.com/pigeon-forge/

Titanic Museum of Pigeon Forge
2134 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
800-381-7670
http://www.titanicpigeonforge.com/index.php

Smoky Mountain Car Museum
2970 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
865-453-3433

Elvis Presley Museum
2638 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
865-428-2001
http://www.elvismuseums.com/

Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum
2700 Dollywood Park Blvd.
Pigeon Forge, TN
865-908-4040
http://sgma.org/

Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum
800 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
865-436-5096
http://www.ripleys.com/wp/gatlinburg/