Stuffed bear and giant raccoon.

Musical Stuffed Bear and Raccoon

Sevierville, Tennessee

The World's Largest Knife Store -- former home of the National Knife Museum -- featured this display next to its kitchenware department. Visitors could press a green button and the stuffed bear and terrifying giant raccoon would launch into a rendition of "Rocky Top," which is an official Tennessee state anthem. While we were snapping photos a dad pushed the button for his little boy, who promptly ran away.

National Knife Museum

Directions:
Inside Smokey Mountain Knife Works. I-40 exit 407. Drive south for four miles. On the right, just south of the French Broad River. Look for the building with the blue roof.
Hours:
June 2017: reported closed, collection dispersed to other museums.
Status:
Closed

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