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News

  • Children’s Room Temporarily Closed
    The Children's Art Room will be temporarily closed August 16 through the 31. It will reopen in September with some exciting new crafts and activities!
  • Women Painting Women Fourth Exhibition
    Nine female artists from four states have taken over the Crouch Gallery of the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center starting August 5. While the museum has featured women artists in its annual Women’s History Month exhibitions each March, this is the only annual show with a specific group subject matter: the female form.  More »
  • Holiday Closings
    The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center will be closed Monday, September 5th for Labor Day.
  • Flying High 2016 Soars in to Benefit the Customs House Museum
    Held the first Saturday of June each year, Flying High is an evening celebrating artists and the works of art of the region. Flying High is Customs House Museum’s preeminent fundraiser of the year, supporting educational and exhibit programming of the Museum. This year’s event will be held at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Saturday, June 4 with a theme of An Evening in Paris. More »
  • Kroger Community Rewards Program
    We are pleased to now be enrolled in the Kroger Community Rewards Program. With this program, you are able to give back to the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center every time you shop at your Kroger store! More »
  • Customs House Wins State Award at Conference
    The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center was a recipient of an award at the recent Tennessee Association of Museums (TAM) Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The awards ceremony took place on March 16 at The Hermitage, home of president Andrew Jackson. The Museum Excellence Awards were presented to museums across the state for exceptional projects and events  during 2015.  More »
  • James L. Zimmer Named New Executive Director
    The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center’s board of directors met Tuesday, December 15, 2015 and named James L. Zimmer as Executive Director of the organization. Zimmer replaces Alan Robison, who took a position in Anniston, Alabama in October of this year. It is anticipated that the new top executive of Tennessee’s second largest general museum will be starting his role shortly after the first of the year, according to Board of Trustees Chairman Ray Runyon.  More »
  • Ramping Up the 30th Anniversary Campaign
    I am pleased to announce the launch of the second phase of the 30th Anniversary Campaign. We began this cycle by cutting the red ribbon for the accessibility ramp in our Pathways to Progress exhibit area at the July Business After Hours Chamber event. For the first time, guests who use strollers or wheelchairs will have easy access to Explorers’ Gallery.  More »
  • Clarence Cameron White Portrait Donated to Museum
    This painting is a portrait of Clarence Cameron White by artist Eluster Richardson. The portrait was a gift to the Customs House Museum from Dr. JoAnne and Arthur Burgess. The portrait was unveiled during the Clarence Cameron White Dedication held on June 28th, 2015, at the First Presbyterian Church in downtown Clarksville. More »
  • Weather Closings
    The museum may be forced to close on days when the weather becomes too severe. If you are uncertain about the weather and/or the museum's status, please refer back to this news bulletin for updates or call the museum at (931) 648-5780 before visiting.

200 South Second St., Clarksville, TN 37040931-648-5780Open: Tuesday Through Sunday • Closed Mondays