Customs House Museum

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  • The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams
    The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890, was recently published by The University of Tennessee Press. Editors Minoa D. Uffelman, Ellen Kanervo, Phyllis Smith, and Eleanor Williams worked on this book together. The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams provides valuable insight into the conditions of Union-occupied Middle Tennessee. In 1863, while living in Clarksville, Tennessee, Martha Ann Haskins, known to friends and family as Nannie, began a diary. More »
  • Celebrity Photographer Raeanne Rubenstein Talks Warhol
    The Customs House is exhibiting a suite of Andy Warhol portraits by renowned photographer Raeanne Rubenstein. Rubenstein’s exhibit, The Fascinating Mr. Warhol, is on display through May 4th. The artist will be speaking about her experiences and her friendship with Mr. Warhol in a gallery talk on Tuesday, April 8th. The event, which begins at 7pm, is free to the public. More »
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is Almost Here!
    The Customs House Museum is proud to be hosting a travelling exhibit coming to the Crouch Gallery on April 2nd. We are the only museum in Tennessee and the immediate region to present this highly acclaimed, award-winning exhibit from the Great Explorations Children’s Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida. More »
  • Andy Warhol Polaroids Come to the Customs House Museum
    A rare exhibition of Andy Warhol’s photographic portraits will be held at the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center.  Sessions with Andy: Warhol Photography from the University of South Carolina Upstate opens in the Kimbrough Gallery on March 6th. More »
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is Coming to the Customs House Museum!
    The Customs House Museum is proud to announce Planters Bank as the Title Sponsor of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, a travelling exhibit coming to the Crouch Gallery of the museum in April 2014.  Planters Bank’s generous gift will help fund this highly acclaimed, award-winning exhibit from the Great Explorations Children’s Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida.  The Wonderful Wizard of Oz explores science, art and history through the pages of the literary classic written in 1900 by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W.W. Denslow.  More »
  • Clarksville Jaycees to Sponsor Museum’s Heritage Hall
    The Customs House Museum is proud to announce that Heritage Hall, the Museum's main exhibit gallery in the 1898 Customs House building will be named in honor of the Clarksville Jaycees Foundation. In addition, a new permanent interactive history exhibit will be produced for the gallery entitled Becoming Clarksville: Honoring Legacies of Leadership. More »
  • History & Heritage
    Click here to view the episode of History & Heritage with Rosalind Kurita, featuring the Customs House Museum.
  • 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