More to Explore in the Museums
Oak Ridge is home to four outstanding museums, sure to delight both children and adults. The American Museum of Science and Energy is newly remodeled and reimagined, the K-25 History Museum is brand new for 2020 and an absolute must-see, the Oak Ridge Children’s Museum is a wonderful museum built with kids in mind, and the Oak Ridge History Museum showcases the people’s history of Oak Ridge.
Watch this video, and make your plans to spend a couple of days exploring the museums of the Secret City.
Hidden in plain sight. Some are right next to the road and some require a little hiking… My friend, Steve Oliphant, is a great hiker and also an excellent historian. I asked him to list the top 10 Secrets of Oak Ridge knowing he would focus on those of interest to him and many [...]Read More
The farmlands and fields of East Tennessee once served as home to the most secret place in America, but today the town of Oak Ridge is bustling. Visitors can experience the city’s unique history as well as explore the modern innovative advancements achieved in Oak Ridge over the past 75 years. Known as [...]Read More
Image credit by @keely_bee While there have been some gloomy days lately, spring is officially here and it is a perfect time to enjoy a little bit of nature. You can still get outside for some fresh air, but it's recommended you practice social distancing. In Oak Ridge, there are public parks, [...]Read More
The K-25 History Center was unveiled to the public on Thursday, February 27 after a grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting. This new facility is adjacent to the original building’s foundation in Oak Ridge, and it was created to honor the amazing stories of the men and women who helped construct and operate the [...]Read More
Today, February 3, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Oak Ridge’s renowned family owned pizza restaurant, Big Ed’s. Big Ed's has been a fixture of the Oak Ridge community since 1970 when Ed Neusel, his wife Ginger, and their three sons converted the old Service Drug Store to where Big Ed’s still stands today. [...]Read More
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