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Restored Cotton Exchange features the big trading board, history exhibits, interactive cotton fun.
Ride a monorail to walk a fake river and explore the authentic history of Memphis.
The "Walking Tall" sheriff died under mysterious circumstances. See his death car and all of his things.
Looks like the Statue of Liberty, but can't be -- Lady Liberation is brandishing a giant Christian cross.
Brain-boggling network of towering steel girders, which the artist claims tells the story of his life.
Executed as a spy in 1863, the south still remembers Sam with various landmarks and displays including a museum at his hanging site.
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.
The Life of Christ has been resurrected as a waxy tourist attraction.
One of the world's largest Lincoln collections includes his Walking Stick of Death, and Lincoln depicted as Moses and as a sad clown.
The history of tow trucks, complete with many exhibits; a Wall of the Fallen honors those who died in the line of duty.
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
See Elvis's honeymoon Cadillac, his shotgun, his softball jacket!
Cavern of rock quartz and semiprecious stones, carved out of the hillside by one man in the late 1930s.
A rural living museum that surprises with devil burls, angel swirls, Apocalypse signage, and a perpetual motion machine.
More shakers than you can shake a shaker at.
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Atom Age museum embraces energy alternatives, zombie cam.
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- Adams: Bell Witch Cave [tips]
- Adamsville: Buford "Walking Tall" Pusser Home
- Adamsville: Buford Pusser Died Here
- Bristol: World's Largest Guitar [tips]
- Brownsville: Billly Tripp's Mindfield
- Chattanooga: UFO House [tips]
- Chattanooga: Ruby Falls Caverns [tips]
- Chattanooga: International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame/ Museum
- Clarksville: Atomic Mortar
- Clinton: Museum of Appalachia
- Gatlinburg: Dukes of Hazzard Mini-Museum [tips]
- Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge: Meccas of the South
- Gatlinburg: Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens
- Gatlinburg: Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum
- Harrogate: Lincoln Museum on Rebel Ground
- Hurricane Mills: Loretta Lynn's Dude Ranch [tips]
- Kenton: White Squirrel Capital of the World
- Kingsport: Giant Skinny Indian [tips]
- Kingsport: Pal's Giant Food [tips]
- Knoxville: Giant Basketball [tips]
- Lynchburg: Jack Daniel Distillery [tips]
- Memphis: The Cotton Museum
- Memphis: Crystal Shrine Grotto
- Memphis: Graceland
- Memphis: Mud Island
- Memphis: Statue of Liberation Through Christ
- Nashville: Nathan Bedford Forrest statue [tips]
- Nashville: The Parthenon, [tips]
- Oak Ridge: American Museum of Science & Energy, Former "Home of the Atomic Bomb" [tips]
- Oak Ridge: World Trade Center Made of Rusty Debris
- Oak Ridge: X-10 Nuclear Reactor
- Palmyra: E.T. Wickham's Folk Art [tips]
- Paris: Replica Eiffel Tower and Biggest Fish Fry [tips]
- Pigeon Forge: Bear Pits
- Pigeon Forge: Dollywood [tips]
- Pigeon Forge: Elvis Museum
- Pigeon Forge: Tourist Mecca
- Powell: Airplane Service Station [tips]
- Pulaski: Sam Davis, Boy Hero of the Confederacy
- Rocky Top (formerly Lake City): The Miner's Circle - Mine Explosion Graves [tips]
- Sevierville: Dolly Parton Statue
- Sevierville: Forbidden Caverns [tips]
- Sweetwater: The Lost Sea [tips]
- Trenton: World's Largest Teapot Collection [tips]
- Wartrace: Strolling Jim the Horse
- Whitwell: Holocaust Rail Car and 11 Million Paper Clips [tips]