The Tennessee State Museum is home to World War I mementoes and other collections owned by the State, the Tennessee Historical Society, and other groups. With more than 60,000 sq ft of floor space devoted to exhibits, the permanent collection is presented chronologically, from the First Tennesseans, running through Frontier, The Age of Jackson, Antebellum, The Civil War and Reconstruction, and The New South.
Collections include fine and decorative arts, more than 300 quilts, furniture, Tennessee-made silver and firearms, pottery and historical documents.
A small selection of military objects illuminates individual stories
Highlighting the history behind the War Memorial Building which was built in 1925