The Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center Museum store is open during all Museum hours and most special events. There is no admission required to shop in the Museum Store. Choose from a wide assortment of unique merchandise from fine regional artists, authors, musicians, photographers and local companies.
Browse though our store for one of a kind gifts, an extensive selection of regional books, GSM National Park maps and guide books, Smoky Mountain t-shirts, plush Black Bears and hand puppets, pottery, jewelry, jams and Jellies, hand-crafted jewelry, baskets, local soaps and candles, CD’s , DVD’s and much more.
When you purchase an item from the Museum Store all of the proceeds benefit the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center and you have a piece of the Appalachian region to keep for yourself or give as a unique gift.
We are proud to carry items from these talented regional artists whose work represent some of our best selling items:
Susan Meachum – Smoky Mountain inspired watercolor art and note cards
Steve Norris –Brilliant and colorful art of the Smoky Mountains
Kevin Roberson – 50th Anniversary of GSMNP commemorative poster and artwork inspired by Smoky mountain wildlife
Andrea Wilson – Beautifully illustrated wildflower art and note cards
Elizabeth Etnier – Personal accounts and observations of hiking trails in the Smoky Mountains
Missy Tipton-Green – A compilation of historic hotels and lodging in and around the Great Smoky Mountains in east Tennessee From Mineral Springs to Bed Springs
Margaret Oliver – Co-author of Sketches of the Olivers A Family History 1726 to 1966 First Permanent Settlers of Cades Cove
Dr. Gail Palmer – Author of several well researched books and videos about the human culture, legends and myths of the Great Smoky Mountains region
Charity & Ian Rutter – Husband and wife author / designer with a beautifully written, photographed and designed book showcasing fly fishing the streams and tailwaters of Southern Appalachia
Marcia Spencer- The author of an extensively researched description of the history of Clingmans Dome – the highest point in both the National Park and the state of Tennessee
Lin Stepp – A well respected college professor turned author who has mastered the art of presenting engaging fictional characters all set in the Smoky mountains region in her first six books in a continuing series.
Joel Zachry – A naturalist who has turned his keen observations into stories of Bears We’ve met.
Honey, Jelly & Jams
Harry Bowie – East Tennessee beekeeper presents homemade honey and wonderful votive candles made from bees wax in the shape of black bears
Vienna Coffee – Local coffee bean roaster has made an exclusive blend of both regular and decaffeinated coffee exclusively for the Heritage Center
Cofer Lathe Craft – Hand turned walking sticks made of ash
Judy Horn – Corn Husk Shoppe – Hand crated jewelry and flower stems made from seed Unique Gourdian angels hand made from gourds
Jeanine Hewitt – East Tennessee crafter assembles richly detailed seasonal wreaths
Billy Reynolds- Award winning local woodcarver with a handmade collection of Christmas ornaments resembling Appalachian cabins
Terri Reynolds – Local East Tennessee artist with a collection of hand painted and cut gourds in a variety of motifs
Becky Weaver – East Tennessee artist weaving baskets from local kudzu and other materials
Alan Lyle – East Tennessee artist with photographs of Cades Cove and wildlife mounted on beautiful jewelry to be worn as pins or necklaces
Judy Horn – Corn Husk Shoppe – unique jewelry and flower stems made from seeds for a unique and colorful gift
Smoky Mountain Gold – local artist coats items found in nature with 24 K gold or silver and offered as pins, pendants and earrings
Sandra Smathers – talented regional artist offering wildlife and nature scenes hand applied to jewelry items
Alane Wyss – local artist handcrafts glass bead jewelry bracelets
Award winning photographers focusing on nature and spectacular scenery in and around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Sandra Byrne – East Tennessee artist throws each piece of pottery by hand for a unique selection of functional pottery gifts. Choose from brie bakers, apple bakers, honey pots, dishes, mugs, pie plates, spoon rests, vases and much more
Randy McGinnis – award winning Native American musician with soothing sounds playing a wide variety of Native American songs for the Native American flute