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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Corner of Commerce and South 2nd Street, Clarksville, TN 37041
+1 931-648-5780
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Small museum with hidden treasures...if you have the time to find them

I understand the frustration that some reviewers expressed regarding the effective use of space and... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2017
Sondra A
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Nashville, Tennessee
A mess!

This place is a mess! There is no flow to the layout. No one tells you where to go, the front desk... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2017
Bryan M
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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“bubble room” (10 reviews)
“train set” (4 reviews)
“big hit” (3 reviews)
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Corner of Commerce and South 2nd Street, Clarksville, TN 37041
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+1 931-648-5780
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

I understand the frustration that some reviewers expressed regarding the effective use of space and currency of certain exhibits. However, there are outstanding exhibits. The Marilyn Murphy exhibit just absolutely captivated me and there was an opportunity to meet the artist. Her work is just...More

1  Thank Sondra A
Reviewed June 16, 2017

This place is a mess! There is no flow to the layout. No one tells you where to go, the front desk person barely looks up. The current exhibit is of African American artists. The art is okay but there is not a lot of...More

3  Thank Bryan M
Reviewed May 21, 2017

As my time in Tennessee comes to an end, I thought it only proper to work my way backwards to Clarksville’s history to gain more knowledge. The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center was a jewel of a find. In the Orgain Gallery, a special...More

Thank Hitheroadwithlila
Reviewed April 21, 2017

We were visiting Clarksville and were intrigued by the Old Customs House's appearance, so when we found out it was a museum, we beat a path for it the next day. It was very nice, and staff was very pleasant. We enjoyed the part of...More

1  Thank TLC62379
Reviewed April 12, 2017

The museum has art, trains, and many things about Clarksville. It includes a motion and a kids section. gets boring after going so many times.

Thank Ethan M
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

A nice place for both adults and children. The bubble room was a big hit with my grandchildren! There are art exhibits, as well as military and historical exhibits about Clarksville. May want to bring a sweater or light jacket as the museum can be...More

Thank Darlene K
Reviewed October 1, 2016

We went here while our kids were at an orchestra festival...it was a fine way to spend some time. Not a GREAT museum...but it was ok. Some things were rather silly...like the G I Joe collection and the gold plated BB gun. Don't bother with...More

Thank AEP97
Reviewed September 20, 2016

While visiting my hometown of Clarksville, my son was able to spend some time at this museum and it was wonderful. He thoroughly enjoyed all of the exhibits and was elated to learn that his grandma attended high school with Wilma Rudolph (who is on...More

Thank GAFamilyTraveler
Reviewed August 23, 2016

We went and saw the Norman Rockwell exhibit. It was wonderful - very nostalgic. The museum is light and airy. The staff are very friendly. The train exhibit is awesome. We enjoyed our two hours there.

Thank 780deborahh
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We walked along the McGregor trail along the Cumberland and hopped off at Commerce Street. I wasn't sure if the kids would like the museum, but the kids area in the bottom floor was fantastic! There were some great hands-on, scientific experiments, a kids "grocery...More

Thank Amanda M
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