Children's Museum of Oak Ridge

461 W. Outer Dr.
Oak Ridge, TN 37830- Map It
(865) 482-1074

AAA Editor Notes

Children's Museum of Oak Ridge, 461 W. Outer Dr., offers hands-on exhibits focusing on art, history and science. Children can explore a life-size, two-story dollhouse, while a simulated rain forest features an observation deck, a waterfall and murals. Three reconstructed Appalachian log cabins, an environmental center and gardens also are on-site. Other galleries highlight model trains, puppets, early Oak Ridge history, the Tennessee River lock system, a tugboat and international cultures. Living Light, a zero-energy solar-powered house, is available for tours on a limited basis. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$8; $7 (ages 65+); $6 (ages 3-18).
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 9-5, Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1-4 (also Mon. 9-5, June-Aug). Solar-powered house third Sun. of the month 1-4. Holiday schedule varies; phone ahead. Closed major holidays.