Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Museum, Farm, Tour and Pearl Jewelry Showroom

255 Marina Rd.
Camden, TN 38320- Map It
(731) 584-7880

AAA Editor Notes

Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Museum, Farm, Tour and Pearl Jewelry Showroom is off I-40 exit 133, then 9.2 mi. n. on SR 191 to 255 Marina Rd. A tour of the freshwater pearl farm on Kentucky Lake allows guests to see the farm manager shuck mussels to reveal pearls in many shapes and colors. A 3- to 5-hour guided tour also includes lunch, an appearance by a diver and an expert-led discussion about mussels and pearls. A mini-tour, which lasts 1-2 hours, also is available. Free 15-minute tours of a museum and showroom are offered to walk-in visitors. All tours begin with an orientation and video presentation. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted.
Full tour (includes lunch) $55, mini-tour $39.50. Reservations are required for full and mini-tours. Walk-in tours and jewelry showroom are free.
Hours: Self-guiding tours of the museum are available every 15 minutes Mon.-Sat. 8-5, Sun. 1-4. Full and mini-tour departures require a minimum of 15 people and are available year-round. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.