Customs House Museum & Cultural Center

200 S. Second Street, Clarksville, TN 37040



Built-in 1898 as a US Post Office and Customs House for the flourishing tobacco trade, this architecturally fascinating structure is among the most photographed buildings in the region. The state's second-largest general history museum, the center features rotating shows, art galleries, and an explorer's floor complete with Bubble Cave and a massive model train exhibit. Re-opening June 2nd at 50% capacity and closing mid-day for sanitation of the premises. Masks are strongly encouraged. The Museum has joined Museums for All, a nationwide program that supports those receiving food assistance (SNAP) benefits. The program offers visitors reduced admission fees with a presentation of the SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. Up to six people per group can receive $3 admission for adults and $1 admission for children ages 6-17. Children ages 5 and under receive free admission to the Museum. Upon arriving at the Museum, visitors can present their EBT card and picture I.D. to the cashier to receive the discount.

General Information
  • Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Friday: 11:00am-1:00pm, 2:00pm-4:00pm Saturday-Monday: Closed