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Permanent Exhibits

  • Private: Art 4 Us: Fall Break
    The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center recently received a generous Arts Engagement in American Communities grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. This funding allows us to offer a series of free art-making experiences called ART 4 US that will begin with these classes.  More »
  • First Thursday Art Walk
    November 1, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. The museum is open to the public with free admission as part of Downtown Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk.
  • Second Saturday Free Admission Day
    Saturday, October 13 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The museum is open to the public with free admission all day from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. as part of our monthly Second Saturday Free Admission Day.
  • Bubble Cave
    The Bubble Cave is open for exploration! Not only can you have some great bubbly fun, but you can also learn about the science of bubbles and caves.  More »
  • Explorers’ Landing
    The Explorers' Landing, hosted in the historic 1898 portion of the museum, is a popular stop for families who spend hours "shopping" in the kid-size grocery store McGregor's Market, exploring local animals with the Puppet Tree Theater, and encasing themselves with life-size bubbles in the Bubble Cave. More »
  • Becoming Clarksville: Honoring Legacies of Leadership
    Explore Clarksville’s history in Becoming Clarksville: Honoring Legacies of Leadership. Find out how local agriculture, industry, education, culture, government, medicine, military, and transportation have all contributed to the city of today, and learn about the leaders who have shaped our history. More »
  • Memory Lane
    Memory Lane features a re-built 1842 log home and Westward Ho. This diorama-themed exhibit portrays the United State’s westward expansion into Tennessee.  More »
  • Challenges and Champions Sports Gallery
    Challenges and Champions highlights amazing athletes who have come from Montgomery County. See Jeff Purvis' racecar, Wilma Rudoph's relay baton, Billy Copeland's street luge, and other exciting mementos of sporting history.
  • Postmaster’s Office
    This exhibit shows a piece of the Museum's history. The building was designed in 1898 for use as a Federal Post Office and Custom House to handle the large volume of foreign mail coming up the river from the city's international tobacco business.
  • Lucy Dunwody Boehm Porcelain Collection
    The Customs House Museum Boehm porcelain collection is one of the largest in the southeast. It houses dozens of beautifully detailed birds and flowers, and is truly a must see sight for anyone who can appreciate the beauty of nature.

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