McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

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The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture is a general museum located on the campus of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Built in 1963, exhibits focus on natural history, archaeology, anthropology, decorative arts, and local history.

The Museum hosts various changing exhibits of art, history and culture. Currently, the Museum features two temporary exhibitions. The first is entitled "Glass of the Ancient Mediterranean" and is on loan from the Yale University Art Gallery. The second is entitled "Brightly Beaded: North American Indian Glass Beadwork" and is a collection of loaned items from private donors and the Museum's own holdings.

Permanent exhibits include:

The McClung Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.[3]

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  1. ^ "Wilson County, Tennessee" (feature). Retrieved 2011-02-18.
  2. ^ Barker, Gary; Kuttruff, Carl (Summer 2010). Michael C. Moore (ed.). "A Summary of Exploratory and Salvage Archaeological Investigations at the Brick Church Pike Mound Site (40DV39), Davidson County, Tennessee" (PDF). Editors Corner. Tennessee Archaeology. Tennessee Council for Professional Archaeology. 5 (1).
  3. ^ "Archaeology and the Native Peoples of Tennessee". Exhibits. The Journal of Heritage Stewardship. Retrieved 16 Jul 2011.

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Coordinates: 35°57′07″N 83°55′38″W / 35.951999°N 83.927178°W / 35.951999; -83.927178