5 Unusual Museums Close to Home
This Gatlinburg museum houses more than 20,000 sets of salt and pepper shakers.
The museum in Chattanooga is dedicated to collecting, restoring and displaying the artifacts and memorabilia of the towing industry.
Buy, sell and learn about pinball machines — and play them, of course! Though the museum is currently shut down because of COVID-19, its website will keep you posted on reopening. The price of admission allows players to try about 80 machines — without quarters or tokens.
Opened in 1973, the Vent Haven Museum in northern Kentucky houses more than 900 dummies used by ventriloquists from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries,
Visit the site in Robertson County inhabited by Tennessee’s most famous ghost.