522 W. Madison Ave., Athens Tennessee 37303
Located on Madison Avenue, this museum exhibits regional and historical items. The Burns Room contains a general store. The Brient Education and Children's Room displays children's toys, books and clothing dating 1850-1935. Other rooms exhibit arts and crafts, a display about transportation in the 1800s, an American Indian artifacts display and a pioneer log cabin with period furniture.
Open Monday through Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday 2pm-5pm; closed holidays.
Other History nearby:
(Etowah) L & N Depot Museum
(Athens) McMinn County Living Heritage Museum
(Chattanooga) National Knife Museum
(Dayton) Rhea County Courthouse & Museum
(Maryville) Sam Houston Schoolhouse
(Chattanooga) Siskin Museum of Religious Artifacts
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