Come Travel to Thousands of Years in the Past.

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Join us at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center to celebrate the cultural heritage of East Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains region. Our gallery exhibits, educational programs, demonstrations and festivals guide you on an historic journey through time to visit the diverse cultures of Townsend and Tuckaleechee Cove.


Candlelight Tour – Biltmore House

BILTMORE HOUSE-CHRISTMASA one day tour, exclusively designed for our guests by the experts at Biltmore Estate, awaits you on Sat, Nov 19th.

Experience includes an elegant Holiday Lunch Buffet, wine tasting & tour, admission to Biltmore Estate & House as well as a Candlelight Tour. To view complete details please click HERE.

Walker Sisters’ Quilts

WALKER QUILT-2Now open in the Proffitt’s Gallery of the Museum, the Walker Sisters’ Quilts.

Lovingly hand-crafted by the Walker Sisters over the years, these quilts have never before been on public display.

For additional details on the Walker Sisters please click here.

Music In The Round

MITR WEB CONTENT SLIDE_2016We invite you to ‘Save the Date’!

November 18th is our next Music in the Round event featuring a trio of songwriters that will share their journey in the music world and the emotion behind some of their most treasured songs. The evening will be held at the beautiful Barn Event Center of the Smokies in Townsend.

Please click here for additional details.