Ducktown Basin Museum

  • 212 Burra Burra St.
  • Ducktown, TN 37326
  • Phone: (423) 496-5778
  • Fax: (423) 496-1900
  • Monday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.,
    Closed Wednesday and Sunday

Come take a short but fascinating journey through a century and a half of copper mining and everyday life in the historic Copper Basin, from the arrival of the area's earliest settlers through the close of the last mine in 1987. The museum is located near the junction of US 64 and TN 68 on the Burra Burra Mine State Historic site.

Surprises Just Over the Border


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