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Kids Attractions
Tennessee Riverboat Company

300 Neyland Drive

Knoxville, TN 37902

965-525-7827

Call for reservations and additional information

Admission Charged

Enjoy the scenic Tennessee River aboard an authentic stern wheel riverboat which offers lunch, sightseeing, dinner and party cruises.  The two-hour dinner cruise features live entertainment and different themes each night. 

 

Three Rivers Rambler

401 Henley Street

Knoxville, TN 37902

865-524-9411

Hours: Apr.-Nov.: 2pm & 5pm. Sat. & Sun., except football home game days

Admission Charged

This vintage steam engine train takes guests on a 90-minute excursion to the Forks of the River and back, through some of Knoxville’s most historic and beautiful countryside. 

 

Confederate Memorial Hall (Bleak House)

3148 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-522-2371

Hours: 1pm-4pm Tue., Wed. and Fri.

Admission Charged

Completed in 1858 for Robert & Louise Franklin Armstrong, Bleak House served as headquarters of General James Longstreet, C.S.A., during the “siege of Knoxville” in 1863.  Visible reminders of the war and a Confederate museum.

 

Cradle of Country Music Walking Tour

600 Market Street

Knoxville, TN 37902

800-727-8045

Hours: 24 hours a day

Admission Free

A downtown walking tour highlighting the beginnings of country music in Knoxville. The tour includes markers regarding Hank Williams, Dolly Parton, The Everly Brothers, Roy Acuff and others.

 

James White’s Fort

205 E Hill Ave
Knoxville, TN 37915
865-525-6514

Hours: Jan.-Feb., 10am – 4pm Mon.-Fri.; Mar.-Dec.: 9:30am - 4:30pm Mon.-Sat.

Admission Charged 

The home of James White who settled here on a 1,000-acre grant.  His first home, furnished with original tools and artifacts from the period, gives a glimpse into the daily existence of early settlers to this region. 

 

Daisy’s Place Girl Scout Museum

1600 Breda Dr
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-688-9440
Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm, Mon. – Fri.

Admission Free

The museum features the history of girl scouting and women in 18 East Tennessee counties. It includes displays and a research library.

 

University of Tennessee Football Hall of Fame

1704 Johnny Majors Drive on UT campus

Knoxville, TN 37901

865-974-5789

Hours: 8am – 5pm Mon.-Fri.

Admission Free

It’s always Football Time in Tennessee at the UT Football Hall of Fame.  The museum stands as a tribute to the student athletes who shaped 100 years of Volunteer Football. 

 

East Tennessee Discovery Center

516 N Beaman St
Knoxville, TN 37914-4410
865-594-1494

Hours: 9am – 5pm Mon.-Fri., 10am – 5pm Sat.

Admission Charged

The East Tennessee Discovery Center is a hands-on science center offers educational fun for children of all ages.  Exhibits explore physical science, life science, astronomy, geology and more.  Akima Planetarium offers a simulated look at our nighttime sky. 

 

World’s Fair Park
1060 World’s Fair Park Drive

Knoxville, TN 37901
865-215-1158

Hours: Call for additional information

Admission Free
The site of the 1982 World’s Fair includes a Knoxville visitor center, attractions, restaurants and the Knoxville Convention Center.

 

Historic Candy Factory and Victorian Houses

1060 World’s Fair Park Drive

Knoxville, TN 37901
865-546-5707

Hours: Call for hours of operation

Admission Free 

Home to one of the south’s finest chocolate factories - chocolate made daily.  Original art and fine crafts by area artists and crafters.  Works displayed among a tract of buildings and homes built in the 1910s and ‘20s.

 

Knoxville Zoo

3500 Knoxville Zoo Dr
Knoxville, TN 37914-4416
865-637-5331

Hours: Vary depending on season.  Open 364 days a year

Admission Charge
Discover a world of wonder at Knoxville Zoo.  Grasslands Africa! Brings the animals of Africa to one location.  Enjoy elephants, giraffe, zebra, kudu, gazelles, waterbuck and several birds.