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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Upcoming Weekend Hours at the Farragut Museum

The Farragut Museum, located at Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive, is always free and open 10 a.m – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. But this spring and summer, the Museum will also be open on the following weekend dates:

  • Sunday, April 15, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (In conjunction with the Embroiderers’ Guild exhibit)
  • Sunday, May 20, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 10, from 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. (In conjunction with the Pleasant Forest Living History event)

Weekend hours will allow more visitors to experience the Museum’s current special exhibit, “The Battle of Campbell Station,” which features items from the personal collection of local community member Gerald Augustus. The exhibit includes artifacts from the battle, fought Nov. 16, 1863, on the land surrounding Farragut Town Hall, and is open through Friday, June 15.

The Farragut Museum is committed to preserving the heritage of its East Tennessee community and features a remarkable collection of artifacts from the area, including an extensive collection of the personal belongings of Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, first Admiral of the U.S Navy and hero of the Civil War. For more information, visit townoffarragut.org/museum, or contact Historic Resources Coordinator Julia Barham at Museum@townoffarragut.org or 218-3377.

Incorporated in 1980, the Town of Farragut has top schools, safe neighborhoods and high development standards, making it one of the best places to live in the Southeast.

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