If you ever thought that museums were a boring way to spend a day, you have never visited the exciting museums in Pigeon Forge! The town is home to several great museums with fascinating exhibits, interactive features and intriguing themes to keep you and your family entertained for hours! The best part is that these museums are just minutes from the cabins at Great Outdoor Cabin Rentals! Check out these top 3 museums in Pigeon Forge that you should visit during your vacation:
1. Hollywood Wax Museum
Step into the magical world of the movies at the Hollywood Wax Museum, an incredible two story museum with realistic wax figures of all your favorite celebrities! Strike a pose for unique photo opportunities with the modern stars of today such as Brad Pitt, Natalie Portman and Bradley Cooper.When you show the pictures to your friends and family back home, they will swear you are standing next to the actual celebrity! The museum also features many classic entertainers including Elvis Presley, John Wayne and Marilyn Monroe. You can’t miss the Hollywood Wax Museum on 106 Showplace Boulevard, as it has become an instant landmark in Pigeon Forge with the sight of King Kong climbing the side of the building!
2. Titanic Museum
The Titanic Museum offers a fascinating showcase of more than 400 personal and private artifacts from the world’s most well-known luxury liner. Upon entering the ship, each guest receives a boarding pass of an actual Titanic passenger or crew member. Learn the fate of their voyage aboard the ship when visiting the Titanic memorial room, where over 2,200 names line the historic wall. While visiting the museum, you can also experience what it was like to walk through the hallways, cabins and parlors of the ship! One highlight is a replica of the Grand Staircase of the Titanic, which is built from the original plans with oak carvings and a cherub statue. The Titanic Museum is located at 2134 Parkway and is one of the most popular museums in Pigeon Forge!
3. Alcatraz East Crime Museum
Take an in-depth look into American crime history at the Alcatraz East Crime Museum, which is part of The Island entertainment complex and features more than 25,000 square foot of exhibit space! There are five galleries throughout the museum focusing on different eras and topics of crime history, with everything from the white collar crimes of today to history’s Old West gunslingers. Some of the highlights of the Alcatraz East Crime Museum include a submachine gun from the Scarface film starring Al Pacino, Ted Bundy’s VW Beetle and John Dillinger’s death mask. Perhaps the most intriguing artifact in the museum is the actual Ford White Bronco that carried O.J. Simpson in one of the most famous police chases of all time!
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