Your US Bucket List: Top Family-Friendly Destinations in Tennessee!

Top Family-Friendly Destinations in Tennessee!

Whether you’re looking for an Educational Field Trip or a Fun Day Out with the Kids…

Or if you are planning a Family Vacation for Spring, Summer, Fall, or Winter Break…

Or maybe you’re a Full-Time Family touring the US in your van or RV….

Perhaps you are an International Traveler planning your next major excursion into the United States…

Whatever your reason for exploring the world with YOUR Family…

SPGFAN has THE BEST LISTS of Top Family-Friendly Destinations in Each of the 50 United States!

Load YOUR Itineraries with THE COOLEST Kid-Centered Adventures and Create Fabulous Memories to Last Their Entire Lives!

Learn, Play, Experience, Relax, and Enjoy Yourselves with These Great National Parks, State Parks, Theme Parks, Museums, Zoos, Aquariums, Nature Centers, Factory Tours, Historic Sites, Notable Homes, Cultural Attractions, Art Events, Live Performances, Sporting Events, Beaches, Mountains, Cities, Towns, Farms, and MORE!

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Top Family-Friendly Destinations in Tennessee!


Abraham Lincoln Library and MuseumHarrogate
Adventure Science CenterNashville
Alcatraz EastPigeon Forge
Alex Haley House and MuseumHenning
American Museum of Science and EnergyOak Ridge
Andrew Johnson National Historic SiteGreeneville
Archie Campbell Tourism ComplexBulls Gap
Arrowheads/Aerospace Cultural CenterManchester
Art Museum of the University of MemphisMemphis
Athenaeum RectoryColumbia
Austin Peay State University Art GalleriesClarksville
Bartlett MuseumBartlett
Battles for Chattanooga Electric Map and MuseumLookout Mountain
Bays Mountain ParkKingsport
Beck Cultural Exchange CenterKnoxville
Beechcraft Heritage MuseumTullahoma
Beech River Cultural Center and MuseumLexington
Beersheba Springs Historical Society MuseumBeersheba Springs
Belle Meade PlantationBelle Meade
Belmont MansionNashville
Belmont University GalleriesNashville
Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic ArtMemphis
Bemis Mill Village MuseumJackson
Bessie Smith Cultural CenterChattanooga
Blockade Runner, Sutlery & Civil War MuseumWartrace
Blount County Historical MuseumMaryville
Blount MansionKnoxville
Bon Air Mountain Historical Society MuseumSparta
Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural CenterMurfreesboro
Buford Pusser Home and MuseumAdamsville
Burkle EstateMemphis
Butler MuseumButler
Cades Cove MuseumMaryville
Cannonsburgh VillageMurfreesboro
Carnegie Center for Arts and HistoryJackson
Carnton PlantationFranklin
Carter HouseFranklin
Casey Jones Home & Railroad MuseumJackson
C.H. Nash Museum at ChucalissaMemphis
Charles H. Coolidge Medal of Honor Heritage CenterChattanooga
Charles Hall MuseumTellico Plains
Chasing RainbowsPigeon Forge
Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of ArtNashville
Cherokee & David Crockett Museum & Cultural CenterLawrenceburg
Chester Inn State Historic SiteJonesborough
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military ParkChattanooga
Children’s Museum of MemphisMemphis
Children’s Museum of Oak RidgeOak Ridge
Clay County MuseumCelina
Clement Railroad Hotel MuseumDickson
Coal Miner Railroad Section House MuseumSparta
Cold Springs SchoolPortland
Cookeville Depot MuseumCookeville
Cookeville History MuseumCookeville
Coon Creek Science CenterAdamsville
Cooter’s MuseumPigeon Forge
Cooter’s PlaceNashville
Cordell Hull Birthplace State ParkByrdstown
Cordova MuseumCordova
The Cotton MuseumMemphis
Cotton Museum at Green Frog FarmBells
Country Music Hall of Fame and MuseumNashville
Cowan Railroad MuseumCowan
CragfontCastalian Springs
Creative Discovery MuseumChattanooga
Crescent BendKnoxville
Crockett Tavern MuseumMorristown
Cumberland Homesteads Tower MuseumCrossville
Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville
David Crockett State ParkLawrenceburg
Davies ManorMemphis
Davy Crockett Birthplace State ParkLimestone
Dickson-Williams MansionGreeneville
Discovery Center at Murfree SpringMurfreesboro
Discovery Park of AmericaUnion City
Dixie Gun Works Old Car MuseumUnion City
Dixon Gallery and GardensMemphis
Doak House MuseumGreeneville
Doctor’s HouseCross Plains
Downtown GalleryKnoxville
Dragon Dreams Museum and Gift ShopChattanooga
Ducktown Basin MuseumDucktown
Dunbar Carver Alumni Museum and Cultural CenterBrownsville
Dunlap Coke Ovens ParkDunlap
Dyer County MuseumDyersburg
Eads MuseumCarthage
Edge Motor MuseumMemphis
Elm SpringsColumbia
Elvis & Hollywood Legends MuseumPigeon Forge
Emporium Center GalleriesKnoxville
Englewood Textile MuseumEnglewood
Ethridge MuseumEthridge
Ewing Gallery of Art and ArchitectureKnoxville
Exchange Place (Kingsport, Tennessee)Kingsport
Falcon Rest MansionMcMinnville
Falls MillBelvidere
Farragut MuseumFarragut
Fayetteville-Lincoln County MuseumFayetteville
Fire Museum of MemphisMemphis
Fisk University GalleriesNashville
Floyd Garrett’s Muscle Car MuseumSevierville
Fort Donelson National BattlefieldDover
Fort NegleyNashville
Fort LoudounVonore
Fort Pillow State Park and MuseumHenning
Fort Southwest PointKingston
Frist Center for the Visual ArtsNashville
Galen School MuseumLafayette
General Shale Museum of Ancient BrickJohnson City
Giles County Historical MuseumPulaski
Girl Scout Museum at Daisy’s PlaceKnoxville
Glenn Cardwell Heritage MuseumPittman Center
Granville MuseumGranville
Gray Fossil MuseumGray
Great Smoky Mountains Heritage CenterTownsend
Green McAdoo Cultural CenterClinton
Greenback Heritage MuseumGreenback
Greeneville Greene County History MuseumGreeneville
Grundy County Heritage Center MuseumTracy City
Grundy County Miners MuseumPalmer
Guinness World RecordsGatlinburg
Hands On! Regional MuseumJohnson City
Hands-On Science CenterTullahoma
Haywood County MuseumBrownsville
Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford CountyMurfreesboro
The HermitageHermitage
Historic CollinsvilleSouthside
Historic Mansker’s StationGoodlettsville
Historic RugbyRugby
Hollywood Star Cars MuseumGatlinburg
Hollywood Wax Museum Pigeon ForgePigeon Forge
Houston Museum of Decorative ArtsChattanooga
Hunter Museum of American ArtChattanooga
International Rock-a-billy Hall of FameJackson
International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and MuseumChattanooga
J. Houston Gordon MuseumMartin
Jackson County MuseumGainesboro
President James K. Polk HomeColumbia
James D. Vaughan MuseumLawrenceburg
James White’s FortKnoxville
Jasper Regional History MuseumJasper
Johnsonville State Historic ParkNew Johnsonville
Jonesborough-Washington County History MuseumJonesborough
Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s MuseumCookeville
Knoxville Museum of ArtKnoxville
L & N Train StationClarksville
Lairdland Farm HouseCornersville
Lane Motor MuseumNashville
Lenoir Museum Cultural ComplexNorris
Lenoir City MuseumLenoir City
Lichterman Nature CenterMemphis
Little Congress Bicycle MuseumsCumberland Gap
Little River Railroad and Lumber Company MuseumTownsend
Loretta Lynn RanchHurricane Mills
Louisville & Nashville Railroad Station/MuseumEtowah
Lynn H. Wood Archaeological MuseumCollegedale
Lynnville Railroad MuseumLynville
Mabry-Hazen HouseKnoxville
Madame Tussauds NashvilleNashville
Magevney HouseMemphis
Mallory–Neely HouseMemphis
Marble SpringsKnoxville
Marion County Coal Miners MuseumWhitwell
Matt Gardner Homestead MuseumElkton
McClung Museum of Natural History and CultureKnoxville
McLemore House MuseumFranklin
McMinn County Living Heritage MuseumAthens
McNairy County Historical MuseumSelmer
Meigs County Historical MuseumDecatur
Memphis Brooks Museum of ArtMemphis
Memphis Music Hall of FameMemphis
Memphis Railroad & Trolley MuseumMemphis
Memphis Rock N’ Soul MuseumMemphis
Military Memorial Museum of the Upper CumberlandCrossville
Mississippi River Park and MuseumMemphis
Mitchell MuseumTullahoma
Monterey Depot MuseumMonterey
Moore County Old Jail MuseumLynchburg
Mount Pleasant / Maury County Museum of Local HistoryMount Pleasant
Muse KnoxvilleKnoxville
Museum at Mountain HomeJohnson City
Museum Center at Five PointsCleveland
Museum of AppalachiaNorris
Museum of Biblical HistoryCollierville
Museum of East Tennessee HistoryKnoxville
Museum of Salt and Pepper ShakersGatlinburg
Museum of Scott CountyHuntsville
Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Depot and Railroad MuseumJackson
Nashville Zoo at GrassmereNashville
National Bird Dog MuseumGrand Junction
National Civil Rights MuseumMemphis
National Ornamental Metal MuseumMemphis
Newbern Depot & Railroad MuseumNewbern
Netherland InnKingsport
Oaklands Historic House MuseumMurfreesboro
Oaklawn GardenGermantown
Old Jail MuseumLawrenceburg
Old Jail MuseumWinchester
Old Stone Fort State Archaeological ParkManchester
Overton County Heritage MuseumLivingston
Paris-Henry County Heritage CenterParis
Parsons Area Historical MuseumParsons
Patton House MuseumCookeville
Pink Palace Museum and PlanetariumMemphis
Pinson Mounds State Archaeological ParkPinson
Pioneer Hall MuseumPleasant Hill
President Andrew Johnson Museum and LibraryGreeneville
Ralph J. Passarella MuseumLoretto
Ramsey HouseKnoxville
Rattle and SnapColumbia
Red Clay State ParkCleveland
Reece MuseumJohnson City
Rhea County Courthouse and MuseumDayton
Ripley’s Believe It or Not MuseumGatlinburg
Rippavilla PlantationSpring Hill
Robertson County History MuseumSpringfield
Rock CastleHendersonville
Rocky Mount State Historic SitePiney Flats
Rose CenterMorristown
Rose MontGallatin
Roy Acuff Union Museum and LibraryMaynardville
Rusty’s TV & Movie Car MuseumJackson
Sam Davis HomeSmyrna
Sam Davis MuseumPulaski
Sam Houston SchoolhouseMaryville
Scarritt-Bennett Center Laskey GalleryNashville
Sequoyah Birthplace MuseumVonore
Sevier County Heritage MuseumSevierville
Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic ParkPall Mall
Shiloh National Military ParkSavannah
Smith County Heritage MuseumCarthage
South Pittsburg Heritage MuseumSouth Pittsburg
Southern Appalachia Railway MuseumKnoxville
Southern Gospel Museum and Hall of FamePigeon Forge
Southern Museum and Galleries of Photography, Culture and HistoryMcMinnville
Sparta Rock HouseSparta
Stax Museum of American Soul MusicMemphis
Stones River National BattlefieldMurfreesboro
Sumner County MuseumGallatin
Sun StudioMemphis
Sutton Homestead & Pioneer VillageGranville
Sweetwater Heritage MuseumSweetwater
Swift Aircraft MuseumAthens
Sycamore Shoals State Historic ParkElizabethton
T.S. Stribling MuseumClifton
Tennessee Agricultural MuseumNashville
Tennessee Central Railway MuseumNashville
Tennessee Governor’s MansionNashville
Tennessee Museum of AviationSevierville
Tennessee Museum of Early Farm LifeSpring Hill
Tennessee Newspaper and Printing MuseumRogersville
Tennessee Sports Hall of FameNashville
Tennessee River Folklife MuseumEva
Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl FarmCamden
Tennessee River MuseumSavannah
Tennessee State MuseumNashville
Tennessee Valley Railroad MuseumChattanooga
Tennessee Walking Horse National MuseumWartrace
Tipton County MuseumCovington
Tipton-Haynes State Historic SiteJohnson City
TitanicPigeon Forge
Todd GalleryMurfreesboro
Travellers Rest Plantation & MuseumNashville
Treasuring the Word Rare Bible & Book MuseumSevierville
Trenton Teapot MuseumTrenton
Trousdale PlaceGallatin
Tulip GroveNashville
Tullahoma Fine Arts CenterTullahoma
Twin Cities Railroad MuseumSouth Fulton
Unicoi County Historical Society MuseumErwin
University of the South Art GallerySewanee
Vanderbilt University GalleriesNashville
Veterans’ MuseumHalls
Vonore Heritage MuseumVonore
W. C. Handy MuseumMemphis
Warren County Heritage Center and MuseumMcMinnville
West Tennessee Agricultural MuseumMilan
West Tennessee Delta Heritage CenterBrownsville
West Tennessee Cultural Heritage MuseumJackson
West Tennessee Regional Art CenterHumboldt
White County Heritage MuseumSparta
White County Military MuseumSparta
Willie Nelson and Friends MuseumNashville
Wilson County MuseumLebanon
Woodruff-Fontaine HouseMemphis
Women’s Basketball Hall of FameKnoxville
Wyatt Archaeological MuseumCornersville
Wynnewood State Historic AreaCastalian Springs

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