The University of Tennessee has the Frank H. McClung museum hidden over in Circle Park. Admission is free, and exhibits vary. It isn’t designed for young children, but could be interesting to your older kids.
Frank H. McClung Museum
The University of Tennessee
1327 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-3200
Hours: Mon – Sat: 9:00A to 5:00P, Sun: 1:00P to 5:00P Closed: January 1, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, December 24 & 25