Tennessee Agricultural Museum

Historic Rural Life Festival - Held on Thursday, May 9 and Friday, May 10, this annual event is a great opportunity for children to discover the rural past of Tennessee, enjoy old-time activities, see honey bees in an observation beehive and touch farm animals too!

Your group will see the crafts and chores that were a routine part of farm life before the advent of electricity. Butter churning, spinning, blacksmithing, weaving and pottery making are just a few of the activities. You can stop under shade trees for shingle making and wood-working activities with Tennessee State Foresters!

Admission is $3 per person for ages 2 and older, payable by cash or check. We regret that we are unable to accept credit or debit cards. Please call (615) 837-5197 to make reservations for schools, organizations, or groups over five people. To see our flyer, click here.

Pickin' on the Porch - Join us for FREE live music! Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a live band on the lawn of the Tennessee Agricultural Museum. A food truck will be on site. Parking is free. Donations are welcome. To see our flyer, click here.

Farm Fun Days - Enjoy special activities for two Saturdays, July 13 and July 20, from 9 am - 2 pm. Events are FREE and open to the public. No pets please.

Christmas Open House - Ham biscuits, holiday music, homemade cookies, and crafts for purchase are highlights of our annual Christmas Open House. Thursday, December 5, 2019. Hours are 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

Other Activities:

Adult Classes - Basket making, quilting, spinning, and other traditional skills are sometimes offered. Contact us for more information, or like us on Facebook to stay up-to-date.

Strasser Experience Center (year-round) - The open-air pavilion adjacent to the museum is a self-guided center that will capture everyone's interest.

See vintage tractors, learn how to measure a horse, identify animal tracks and try our analemmatic sun clock where you become the time piece!

Forest Discovery Trail - Using a brochure, walk the self-guided forest trail to discover some of the valuable benefits of Tennessee forests.

The path begins at the log cabins with twelve designated points of interest. This outdoor experience requires adult supervision.

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TN Agricultural Museum • (615) 837-5197 • tennessee.agricultural.museum@tn.gov