Trash & Treasure Premiere Night

Be the 1st in line to get a "sneak preview" of the largest indoor yard sale in East Tennesssee! One persons "trash" is another person's "treasure".

Don't miss this annual fund raiser that is also a lot of FUN!

Premier Night admission is $10.

Time: 6pm -8pm 

Location:  OLD American Bedding Building, 276 Dennis Street, Athens, TN 37303

Call the Museum for details: 423-745-0329 and to purchase tickets.

Tickets can also be purchased from the Museum Guild Members after March 20

Made in Tennessee/McMinn

Starting April 4, 2017, the public will have an opportunity to visit “Made in Tennessee: Manufacturing Milestones,” an exhibit at the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum that illustrates the transformation of Tennessee manufacturing over the past 254 years. 

During this time the Museum will also showcase unique items that were made in McMinn County.

This exhibit will be on display Tuesday - Friday (10am -5pm) and Saturday (10am -4pm) until May 30, 2017



Folk Music by Jim Brooks (March 25)

Folk music and dance take center stage during March's "Heritage School" at the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum.

Saturday, March 25, musician Jim Brooks will perform traditional mountain music on a variety of instruments while sharing stories about folk music and Appalachia.

Folk songs have long been a source of preserving history, passing down lessons, and entertaining.

Brooks will perform and speak from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and then other guest musicians will be featured during the afternoon.


Visit the Museum!

Tour the Museum to explore over 10,000 artifacts!

Tuesday - Friday (10am -5pm)

Saturday (10am -4pm)

*New McMinn County Schoolhouse display!