Tours in Tennessee with kids

“Please, sir, can I have some tours?”

Why, of course you can! Tours are the ultimate way for the family to experience a city or attraction, and in Tennessee there are certainly lots to choose from! 

Why not take the family on a city tour? It’s a great way to not only see the The Volunteer State , but a great way for kids to LEARN about the area too! You can never have too many fun facts to tell friends!

Why not take a nature tour? There are plenty of places to go with kids in and around Tennessee, with some spectacular wildlife and wilderness to explore and experience. You might be surprised how quickly the scenery changes!

A tour that can take you back in time? Sounds exciting! Historical tours are always a great experience with children, because they can use their imagination as they recount incredible and iconic events that happened right where they are standing!

Wildlife tours, ghost tours, food tours…see another side of Tennessee!

May the tours be with you!

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  • Graceland

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    Memphis

    A one of a kind experience to journey through the life of that iconic man we know as Elvis! A historic and musical exploration through the life of a legend!

  • Chattanooga Riverboat Company

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    Chattanooga

    The pride of the South is ready to entertain family members of ALL ages with the Southern Belle Riverboat! Cruise along the Tennessee River and experience sightseeing and delicious meals!

  • Ruby Falls

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    Chattanooga

    Anticipation builds, the temperature drops, a cool fresh breeze surrounds you as you are immersed in darkness. There is the thunderous sound of water splashing directly in front of you, and you feel ...

  • Chattanooga Ghost Tours

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    Chattanooga

    Spooooky ghost tours and hunts through the beautiful city of Chattanooga! Nightly tours through spring, summer and fall.

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  • The Fire Museum

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    Memphis

    The Fire Museum of Memphis welcomes you to enjoy a unique experience among fire museums in the United States. We hope the information that follows will illustrate the scope of the memorabilia, ...

  • National Civil Rights Museum

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    Memphis

    A fascinating museum at the site of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination, which takes you through an important time in American history.

  • Pink Palace Museum

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    Memphis

    One of the largest facilities of its kind in the Southeast, this museum has natural history exhibits, cultural exhibits, and a planetarium!

  • Coon Creek Science Center

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    Adamsville

    Have you ever imagined what amazing creatures lived in Tennessee 70 million years ago? At this natural history and science center, you can find out! Learning and fascinating family fun on your day ...

  • The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

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    Memphis

    The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, one of Memphis' premier art museums since 1976, specializes in impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings and decorative arts. Throughout its history, the museum ...

  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

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    Nashville

    Parents get back to your roots, and introduce kids to a whole new genre of music at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Let the memories come back to life with this scrapbook of country music's history!

  • Abraham Lincoln Museum

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    Harrogate

    Located on the beautiful campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee, the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum houses one of the most diverse Lincoln and Civil War collections in the ...

  • Creative Discovery Museum

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    Chattanooga

    A fun, interactive and hands-on children's museum in Chattanooga, with attractions perfect for kids to learn, play and get creative!

  • Children's Museum Of Memphis

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    Memphis

    A fun children's museum in Memphis that creates great learning experiences through the hands-on exhibits and programs. Plus an outdoor splash park!

  • Casey Jones Home And Railroad Museum

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    Jackson

    Visit the Casey Jones Home and Railroad Museum located in Casey Jones Village and relive the life, and legend. Climb aboard the 130 ton replica of engine #382 and ring the bell just like Casey did. ...

  • Children's Museum Of Oak Ridge

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    Oak Ridge

    A children's museum dedicated to learning through play with interactive exhibits, for those children of East Tennessee!

  • Mud Island River Park

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    Memphis

    The museum is comprised of 18 galleries that showcase 10,000 years of history in the Lower Mississippi River Valley.

  • The Guinness World of Records

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    Gatlinburg

    There is an incredible line-up of feats, facts and records in an amazing display of unparalleled fun. Dramatic recreations come to life at the all new and expanded edition of Guinness World of ...

  • Hollywood Star Cars Museum

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    Gatlinburg

    A tour through Star Cars Museum is a trip through some of the most famous movies and TV shows of the last 50 years. Featuring the best Hollywood movie & TV cars in recreated settings displayed with ...

  • Dinosaur Walk Museum

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    Pigeon Forge

    Come face-to-face with a Tyrannosaurus Rex! Count the spikes on a Stegosaurus tail. Stand next to one of the most common predators, the Allosaurus. Learn to spell “Parasaurolophus,” the largest ...

  • Natural History Museum and Gray Fossil Site

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    Gray

    Prehistoric museum fun in Tennessee with interactive exhibits, discovery carts, and a dig pit offering something for all ages!

  • Titanic Museum Attraction

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    Pigeon Forge

    Kids can learn, explore, and experience history all aboard this amazing ship-shaped classroom called Titanic. That's only the tip of the iceberg!

  • Rustys TV And Movie Car Museum

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    Jackson

    Love movies? Love cars? Then perhaps we might have just found your perfect day out!

  • Customs House Museum

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    Clarksville

    Over 35,000 square feet of hands-on activities, exhibitions and special events surrounding art, science and history.

  • Museum Columbia Childrens Museum

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    Columbia

    Everything here is designed to be interacted with or handled so parents can relax; most exhibits come with relevant period or topic dressing up resources, plus hands on activities and learning games, ...

  • Hands On Regional Museum

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    Johnson City

    Offers over 20 permanent, interactive exhibits which provide fun and learning for all ages. Facilities include equipped roleplay settings, creative and constructive zones, physical play areas and ...

  • Rocky Mount Living HIstory Museum

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    Piney Flats

    Tour and explore recreated buildings with costumed characters and authentic contents, plus museum, heirloom garden, crafts demonstrations and regular events.

  • Knoxville Museum of Art

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    Knoxville

    Kids can immerse themselves in art and culture at the Knoxville Museum of Art - a creative, educational and FUN way to spend your family day out!

  • McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

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    Knoxville

    A fascinating museum for kids and families, with educational programs, exhibits, events for families and lots of fun things for kids to learn - all about natural history and culture!

  • Hollywood Wax Museum Pigeon Forge

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    Pigeon Forge

    Come face to face with your favorite A-ist celebrities at this fun Hollywood Wax Museum...it's Hollywood in the heart of Tennessee!

  • Hunter Museum of American Art

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    Chattanooga

    Kids can understand American history in more detail through the art that was created through the centuries. Great inspiration in Tennessee

  • Sharpe Planetarium

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    Memphis

    Journey to distant galaxies, explore the solar system and settle back in a comfortable seat in the Sharpe Planetarium as you take a cosmic voyage through the universe. The Lida Gammill Sharpe ...

  • Belle Meade Plantation

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    Nashville

    History is ready to be explored at this 30 acre historic mansion built in 1853. A trained and costumed guide will lead your tour through these amazing grounds!

  • The Museum of Appalachia

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    Clinton

    A living history museum of pioneer, frontier, and early artifacts of mountain life in the Southern Appalachians.

  • Shiloh National Military Park

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    Shiloh

    Explore history as you visit the sites of the most epic battle in the Civil War at Tennessee's Shiloh National Military Park.

  • Fort Donelson National Battlefield

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    Dover

    A historic look at where the Union victory occurred in 1862. Civil war history right at your feet, at this fascinating Tennessee national battlefield!