Ducktown Basin Museum, Ducktown

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150 years of history, in about an hour. Come take a short but fascinating journey through a century and a half of copper mining and everyday life in the historic Copper Basin.
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  • We stumbled across the museum by accident and were so glad we did. It was so informative, and we enjoyed learning the history of this corner of Tennessee. If you’re in the area - don’t miss it.  more »
  • When we moved here, we had to learn the history of the Copperhill mines! This museum is wonderfully accurate and has some amazing photos! We are cardholders here now for over 3 years. The staff are ve...  more »
  • A great museum to learn about the history of copper mining in the Appalachian mountains and about the environmental impacts of over a century of mining. The restoration efforts are amazing and there's a great view of the landscape from just across the museum's entrance. Only $5/adult and you can easily spend an hour or two between the museum and short outdoor walking tour.
  • Really enjoy the family events that are sponsored by the museum. Really enjoy the interactive experience provided inside the museum. Very educational and insightful learning experience for all ages.

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