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Gatlinburg Museums

There are plenty of Gatlinburg museums specializing in all kinds of subjects. From music and pop culture icons to biblical and historic events, you and your guests will find museums in Gatlinburg, TN to suit everyone’s tastes and interests.


Ripley’s Believe It or Not

If you’re intrigued by strange happenings and artifacts, Ripley’s Believe It or Not is the classic standby choice for a museum in Gatlinburg. Explore exhibits on shrunken heads, rare animals, and a wide range of cultural taboos and found items.


Hollywood Star Cars Museum

Showcasing automobiles made famous by movies and television shows, the Hollywood Star Cars Museum is a must-see for diehard car fans. They also have the 1966 Batmobile and the General Lee on display here.


Salt & Pepper Shaker Museum

For a unique and quaint Gatlinburg museum experience, you can check out the Salt & Pepper Shaker Museum, where shakers made in a range of eras and materials are featured.


Guinness World Records Adventure

Similar to Ripley’s Believe It or Not with more of a focus on notable record-breakers, Guinness World Records Adventure is a fantastic choice for lovers of fascinating historical oddities.


Cooter’s Place in Gatlinburg

Dedicated to the “Dukes of Hazzard” television show, this museum in Gatlinburg, Cooter’s Place, also functions as a mini-golf course and indoor go-kart racetrack.


Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens

This Gatlinburg museum is centered around Christian themes and the story of Jesus Christ, including a museum and gardens dedicated to recreating life-sized dioramas of stories from the bible.


Elvis & Hollywood Legends Museum

Located in nearby Pigeon Forge, this museum features exhibits on the legendary performer known as the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Elvis Presley.


Alcatraz East

Despite its name, this crime museum does not feature exhibits solely on the famous West Coast prison, but rather on the history of crime in America, from gangsters of the Prohibition to gunslingers of the Old West.


Chasing Rainbows

Housed within the famous Dollywood theme park, Chasing Rainbows is a museum dedicated to Dolly Parton’s career as a musician and actress.


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