Knoxville attractions

Museum in Knoxville

Museum of East Tennessee History

This glossy small museum spotlights key moments in the history of East Tennessee as well as regional cultural topics, from 'hillbilly' music to mountain tourism. It's well done and very informative. Surprising histo…
Museum in Knoxville

Knoxville Museum of Art

If you're planning to explore the region, the landscape paintings of mountains, forests and streams are a pretty source of inspiration at this small museum. You can find them inside the Higher Ground exhibition, whi…
Museum in Knoxville

Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

You can't miss the massive orange basketball that marks the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, a nifty look at the sport from the time when women were forced to play in full-length dresses. Interactive features includ…
Landmark in Knoxville

Sunsphere

The city's visual centerpiece is the Sunsphere, a golden orb (disco ball!) atop a tower that's the main remnant of the 1982 World's Fair. You can take the elevator up to the 4th-floor observation deck to see the sky…