Thu, Nov 09|
McClung Natural History Museum
Tennessee Event: Behind-the-Scenes Museum Tour
Join Tennessee-based AppSciComm members for a special tour of the malacology collection at the McClung Natural History Museum, followed by a stroll to the University of Tennessee Herbarium.
Time & Location
Nov 09, 2023, 3:45 PM – 6:00 PM
McClung Natural History Museum, 1327 Cir Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
About the Event
Who: Gerry Dinkins, curator of natural history and malacology, will lead the tour.
When: Thursday, Nov. 9.
- Museum visit, 3:45-4:45 pm
- Herbarium visit, 5:00-6:00 pm
Where: McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture, 327 Cir Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996. We’ll walk from the museum to the herbarium.
Why: Learn interesting science and connect with local members of the Appalachian Science Communicators! AppSciComm encourages members from states with areas touching the Appalachian range – New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi. To become a member, go to https://www.appscicomm.org/contact or join our Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/appscicomm.
Parking: As you turn into Circle Park Dr., stop at the kiosk and ask for 2-hour parking to visit the museum. You must make this special request. If Circle Park parking is full, you will need to go to visitor parking: Visitors | Parking and Transportation (utk.edu). Parking is limited so carpooling is encouraged!