Kid Friendly Museum Attractions in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg
Titanic Museum Attraction
Unlike any of the other attractions in Pigeon Forge, the Titanic Museum weaves together history with excitement for the children who visit the museum. Including, but not limited to, the Tot-Titanic exhibit. Designed especially for young guests, this exhibit provides children the opportunity to steer a ship, watch the sea waters for danger or design and build a craft. Other points of interest include a recreated Grand Stairway, first, second and third class accommodations and a trip to the Captain’s bridge. The Titanic Museum also recently opened an exhibit featuring the stories of the 133 children aboard the namesake ship. Visitors to this attraction in Pigeon Forge are each given a card with a passenger’s name, and learn the fate of the individual at the end of the tour. Don’t worry mom, all passenger names given to children survived the infamous voyage.
Guinness World Records Museum
This museum attraction in Pigeon Forge houses hundreds of displays in a variety of galleries. Explore amazing world records held concerning everything from animals to space, in addition to spectacular moments of human achievement. See natural wonders found in many parts of the world, unusual circus performers and memorabilia from popular TV shows. The facility also has memorabilia belonging to celebrity record holders that include the Beatles, Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson. Visitors of all ages additionally encounter interactive games, trivia and videos.
Hollywood Star Cars Museum
The Hollywood Sar Cars Museum attraction in Gatlinburg houses vehicles made famous from movies and TV shows spanning the last 50 years. The vast collection of famous vehicles extends from the 1966 Batmobile and the Beverly Hillbillies truck, to the Dukes of Hazzard’s General Lee and the Ghostbusters Ecto-1 ambulance. Present day exhibits include the Ghost Rider chopper ridden by Nicholas Cage and the Avengers S.H.I.E.LD. Hummer. Visitors to this attraction in Gatlinburg also may have pictures taken while seated behind the steering wheel of their favorite auto.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not
Robert L. Ripley spent his life collecting fascinating, strange and sometimes shocking stories and artifacts from almost 200 countries around the world. Animal anomalies and an authentic shrunken head are but a few of the hundreds of oddities on display in this vast attraction in Gatlinburg that stands three stories tall.
Christ in the Smokies Museum & Gardens
The unique and inspirational museum attraction in Pigeon Forge lies next to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Guests of all ages get the chance to step back in time 2,000 years and witness famous biblical events. The facility commemorates the life of Christ through a series of three-dimensional, life-sized dioramas depicting events during Jesus’ lifetime. Each representation features ambient lighting, music and special effects that bring the scenes to life. Additional exhibits on display include ancient coins and gems used during biblical times along with an authentic page of the first King James Bible.