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  • The Cotton Museum

    The Cotton Museum

    Memphis, Tennessee

    Restored Cotton Exchange features the big trading board, history exhibits, interactive cotton fun.

  • Home of Buford Pusser

    Mud Island

    Memphis, Tennessee

    Ride a monorail to walk a fake river and explore the authentic history of Memphis.

  • Home of Buford Pusser

    Home of Buford Pusser

    Adamsville, Tennessee

    The "Walking Tall" sheriff died under mysterious circumstances. See his death car and all of his things.

  • Statue of Liberation Through Christ

    Statue of Liberation Through Christ

    Memphis, Tennessee

    Looks like the Statue of Liberty, but can't be -- Lady Liberation is brandishing a giant Christian cross.

  • Billy Tripp's Mindfield

    Billy Tripp's Mindfield

    Brownsville, Tennessee

    Brain-boggling network of towering steel girders, which the artist claims tells the story of his life.

  • Sam Davis Museum, Hanging Site

    Sam Davis, Boy Hero of the Confederacy

    Pulaski, Tennessee

    Executed as a spy in 1863, the south still remembers Sam with various landmarks and displays including a museum at his hanging site.

  • X-10 Nuclear Reactor

    X-10 Nuclear Reactor

    Oak Ridge, Tennessee

    Bus tour of the former top-secret Oak Ridge reservation includes a stop at X-10, the world's oldest nuclear reactor.

  • Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens

    Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens

    Gatlinburg, Tennessee

    The Life of Christ has been resurrected as a waxy tourist attraction.

  • Lincoln Museum on Rebel Ground

    Lincoln Museum on Rebel Ground

    Harrogate, Tennessee

    One of the world's largest Lincoln collections includes his Walking Stick of Death, and Lincoln depicted as Moses and as a sad clown.

  • International Towing and Recovery Museum

    International Towing and Recovery Museum

    Chattanooga, Tennessee

    The history of tow trucks, complete with many exhibits; a Wall of the Fallen honors those who died in the line of duty.

  • Elvis Museum

    Elvis Museum

    Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

    See Elvis's honeymoon Cadillac, his shotgun, his softball jacket!

  • Crystal Shrine Grotto

    Crystal Shrine Grotto

    Memphis, Tennessee

    Cavern of rock quartz and semiprecious stones, carved out of the hillside by one man in the late 1930s.

  • Museum of Appalachia

    Museum of Appalachia

    Clinton, Tennessee

    A rural living museum that surprises with devil burls, angel swirls, Apocalypse signage, and a perpetual motion machine.

  • Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum

    Museum of Salt and Pepper Shakers

    Gatlinburg, Tennessee

    More shakers than you can shake a shaker at.

  • American Museum of Science & Energy

    American Museum of Science & Energy

    Oak Ridge, Tennessee

    Atom Age museum embraces energy alternatives, zombie cam.

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