museums

Plan a Visit to the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center

The Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center in Townsend offers a deep dive into the history and culture of the Southern Appalachians and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including Cades Cove. The Center preserves the history of the Native Americans and the earlier inhabitants of this area, with displays and recreations, including an authentically created Appalachian… Read more »

Your Guide to Visiting the Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Located just 35 miles from Gatlinburg, the Museum of the Cherokee Indian serves as a scenic road trip and an extraordinary destination. Highway 441, that many take to Sugarlands Visitor Center and on up to Newfound Gap, also continues to the North Carolina side of the national park, to the town of Cherokee, which hosts… Read more »

The Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum in Gatlinburg

At The Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum in Gatlinburg, there are over 20,000 sets of shakers on display from all around the world. Not only that, but there is a massive pepper mill collection that you can view, too. If you had to make a list of all the condiments people love, salt and pepper… Read more »