Museum of the Appalachia


October 22, 2024    
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Bookings closed


Food Lion
101 Cheeyo Way, Loudon, Tennessee, 37774

Event Type

This package includes a self-guided tour of the museum during its regular open hours of operation, and a complimentary live performance by the Museum of Appalachia band when available.

• $40.00 per person (minimum of 30 guests to order MOA Catering)
• Choose 2 entrees Parmesan Crusted Chicken and Meatloaf, 2 hot sides mashed potatoes and green beans and 1 cold side green salad
• Includes pinto beans, cornbread, assorted homemade desserts, iced tea, coffee & water

This will be our October Drive n Dine. Note the day is Tuesday Oct 22nd as this was the only available day.  We will meet at Food Lion and caravan the back roads. The museum is located 16 miles north of Knoxville in Norris TN one mile east of I-75, at exit 122.

Drive Leader: Matt & Sue Kramek

Proposed route
  • Hyw 321 West.  After, I40 this becomes Hwy. 95
  • Continue through Oak  Ridge on Oak Ridge Turnpike (Hwy. 95)
  • Turn right on Melton Lake Drive.
  • Turn Left onto Edgemoor Road (Hwy. 170) & drive across Clinch River Bridge.
  • After 3.5 Miles on Edgemoor Rd., move to the center lane and continue crossing Clinton Highway (US 25W).
  • Edgemoor Rd changes name to Racoon Valley Rd after Clinton Highway.
  • About 3.8 miles after crossing Clinton Highway, watch for a yield sign and a short one-lane underpass. Use caution driving through the underpass!
  • Continue straight at the all-way stop sign. This is the community of Heiskell.
  • After crossing I75, the road becomes gently rolling & often “curvy fun.”
  • Turn Left at the traffic light onto Andersonville Highway (TN 61).
  • Continue .7 mile to the Museum of Appalachia on the right.
  • Leaving the Museum turn right you can take I75 home or continue thru Clinton to highway 95 and back thru Oak Ridge to home. NOTE: After leaving the museum, you can turn left onto Andersonville Highway, proceed back to the traffic light, and turn left onto East Norris Road. The Village of Norris is too your right after .8 miles. Norris was built in 1933 as a model planned community by the TVA to house workers building Norris Dam.
  • Continue on this road, and you will cross over Norris Dam, the first dam constructed by TVA.
  • After crossing the Dam there is an overlook on the left, great view!
  • Leaving the overlook, turn left on 441.   This will take you to Rocky Top where you can take I-75 home or connect to Highway 95 to Oak Ridge to home.



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Available Tickets: 41/60

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