Gatlinburg, Tennessee: Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens

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Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens

Address:
510 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN
Directions:
From US Hwy 441, take stoplight #5 (River Rd) and drive west a couple of blocks. On the right, at the corner of Maple Lane.
Hours:
Daily 9 am - 9 pm, off-season 9 am - 5 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
865-436-5155
RA Rates:
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Christ in the Smokies Museum.

Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens
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Christ in the Smokies

I visited the Christ in the Smokies attraction, in the same location as Christus Gardens was for decades. They have done a fabulous job -- some new and exciting things and some not so good.....

New narration and sets are great -- and in the rotunda, instead of old Bibles and ancient coins -- a couple of wax figures and Powerpoint presentation which is AWESOME...

The only downside I saw was the marble face in the prayer garden is no longer there, and the gift shop has shrunk considerably. But I am very impressed and grateful to those that have brought back such an important part of history to be told once again to all of us. Continue the good work -- GOD BLESS....

[Rev. Michael O. Dunn, 10/30/2009]

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