Fun for the Whole Family

The Secret is Out!

Looking for a fun day or weekend getaway that your entire family will love? Oak Ridge may be a small, even Secret City, but the word is spreading that there’s a LOT to do and see! Start with an educational visit to one of our museums, but from there the options are nearly endless. Catch a movie in our theater where every seat is a heated recliner, take a dip in one of the biggest spring water swimming pools in the US, or even tour an abandoned maximum security prison where the tour guides are former prison guards (oh yeah, they also have a moonshine distillery…for mom and dad of course!)

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Family Friendly Activities

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AMSE: Science in Seconds

If you’re searching for affordable, family-friendly activities, you should check out Oak Ridge. Nestled in East Tennessee, America’s Secret City is the perfect place for family getaways, playing outdoors, and bringing science to life! Oak Ridge – where science, history and fun all merge together.

A Great Family Getaway

With nearly 20 city parks and 12 playgrounds, it’s no wonder Oak Ridge is claimed the playful city! Fishing for some fun on the water? Want to bike the green ways of a once Secret City? We’ve got it all!

Oak Ridge: Fueled by Science

Oak Ridge is fueled by science! The birthplace of nuclear technology, Oak Ridge merges science, history and fun. With over 9,000+ scientists and engineers working in the area, we are surely the science hot spot!

OAK RIDGE HISTORY MUSEUM

The Oak Ridge History Museum is a place where you can come and experience the Manhattan era of Oak Ridge! Learn what people were like and how they lived.

EXPLORE OAK RIDGE'S MUSEUMS

Oak Ridge is home to four museums and you can visit them all on your next visit to the Secret City. Be sure to visit the American Museum of Science and Energy, the K-25 History Museum, The Oak Ridge History Museum, and the Oak Ridge Children’s Museum.

AMSE Virtual Tour

Want to take a virtual tour of the American Museum of Science and Energy? Watch this video to take a virtual look inside one of Oak Ridge’s biggest attractions.

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AMSE: Science in Seconds

A Great Family Getaway

Oak Ridge: Fueled by Science

OAK RIDGE HISTORY MUSEUM

EXPLORE OAK RIDGE'S MUSEUMS

AMSE Virtual Tour

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