Children's Museum of Oak Ridge
Oak Ridge,Tennessee's Children's Museum provides educational programs and exhbitis with an emphasis on play and hands-on learning for all ages and backgrounds in the arts, the environment, history and the world cultures that inspire, enrich and improve the lives of East Tennessee children.
The Children's Museum was conceived in 1973 as a Girl Scout project. It was formally opened on March 11, 1973 in the library of the former Jefferson Junior High School in 2,000 square feet of space and later moved to the former Highland View Elementary School in January 1974. The museum purchased the building and land from the city of Oak Ridge in 1983 and now operates in 54,000 square feet with exhibits, classes and programs for all ages.
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461 W. Outer Drive
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
- AK Bissel Park, 1 miles away
- International Friendship Bell, 1 miles away
- Jefferson Fountain, 1.2 miles away
- American Museum of Science and Energy, 1.3 miles away
- Big Ed's Pizza, 2 miles away
- Family Fun - Created 05/21/2014