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Tennessee River Museum

495 Main Street, Savannah, TN 38372, USA

The Tennessee River was the invasion route for the Union armies in the West. Exhibits at the museum include The War on the River, which begins with a one-half scale model of the bow of the USS Cairo. The exhibit contains many artifacts from this ill-fated ironclad and other gunboats. The Army exhibit features a collection of Shiloh field artillery, firearms, and personal items. The Johnsonville exhibit features Lt. Gen. Nathan Forrest's cavalrymen.


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From I-40 take Highway 22 to Crump; stay on Highway 22/64; cross Tennessee River; stay on Highway 64 into Savannah (becomes Main Street). Tennessee River Museum is at 507 Main Street.

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, information, handicapped access, gift shop.

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Admission Fee

Adults $3.00, Children (under eighteen) Free


Monday-Saturday: 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., Sunday: 1:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.



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