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Exhibits and Museums in The Tennessee Smoky Mountains
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Check out these great exhibits and museums in The Tennessee Smoky Mountains!
Titanic Museum Attraction
As the whole world remembers the world’s most famous luxury liner, Titanic Museum Attraction in will continue to open the door to the past in it’s one-of-a-kind way – letting “passengers” experience what it was like to walk the hallways, parlors, cabins and Grand Staircase of the Titanic while surrounded by more than 400 artifacts directly from the ship and its passengers.
Iron Mountain Metal Craft
Iron Mountain Metal Craft strives to preserve and pass on the knowledge, art, and skills of working metal including blacksmithing & blade-smithing.
Hollywood Wax Museum
When was the last time you walked the red carpet with an A-List star or stepped into the spotlight with Hollywood royalty? Get a ticket to Hollywood Wax Museum for your chance to pose with your favorites using our fun props and costumes for the best pics from your vacation!
Ted Bundy is considered the most notorious serial killer in history. The public’s fascination with his crimes are studied to this day. Some pieces from the museum’s collection include: Bundy’s VW Bug, a typewriter used in prison, and his trial dental mold.
Guinness World Records Adventure
See the Amazing Book come to Life at the ALL NEW Guinness World Records Adventure! Unbelievable Exhibits, Authentic Memorabilia, Incredible displays, cool games, trivia, themed galleries and videos! Over 20 Interactive games & challenges including: Block Breaker, Quick Draw, Lumberjack Tree Hack, Frisbee Toss & more!
Ripley's Aquarium of The Smokies
Voted Best U.S. Aquarium by USA Today 10Best.com and One of the Top 5 Aquariums in the USA & the World by TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice! Explore the Amazing Aquatic World Up-Close! Marvel at 12-foot sharks, the giant sea turtle, thousands of exotic sea creatures and playful penguins swimming as you enjoy the State-of-the-Art Clear Underwater Tunnels throughout! An Ultimate Underwater Experience without being wet!
World of Illusions
Make your friends DISAPPEAR and REAPPEAR at your command! Stop a tornado with the wave of your hand! See Merlin the Wizard levitate right before your eyes! Join Ali Baba’s Genie who is trapped inside a glass bottle!
Ripley's Believe It of Not Odditorium
The weirdest place in Gatlinburg is back and better than ever with an ALL NEW experience. Get up close to a car completely covered in crystals, see a dragon made out of recycled scrap metal, check out the National Anthem on license plates from the 50 states, you will not believe the beautiful Last Supper artwork made out of lint!
Christ in the Smokies Museum & Gardens
In the center of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, at Christ in the Smokie Museum & Gardens (located on the former Christus Gardens property) you will have the remarkable experience of walking through a Biblical world of 2000 years ago, seeing life-size, life-like representations of important scenes from the life of Jesus Christ.
Gatlinburg Pinball Museum
The Gatlinburg Pinball Museum is an interactive museum where you can play over 100 pinball machines and retro arcade games. Our collection of pinballs and retro games is one of the largest in the US. The museum has countless limited edition and rare pinballs and all your favorite arcade games from days gone by.
The Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum
A celebration of America’s favorite collectible, with over 20,000 sets of shakers in all sizes, shapes and materials. Children under 12 and Under are free.
Big Rock Dude Ranch
Our Smoky Mountain outdoor activities let you travel back in time and experience the Smokies as the early settlers did 200 years ago as they crossed the mountains on horseback seeing these mountains and valleys for the very first time. Enjoy relaxing outdoor family activities such as fishing in our stocked fishing pond, mining for gems at our gem mine, and visiting the animals at our petting zoo. Our shaded picnic area is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a snack or meal from Chow-Boys Cafe.