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Blount Mansion offers free tours to children ages 6 through 17 accompanied by an adult the first Tuesday of each month (ages 5 and under are always free).

Contact us at 865-525-2375 for information about group tours (for groups over 20).

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The Arts & Culture Alliance thanks Blount Mansion for participating in Penny Performances, giving every child in Knox County, including home-schooled and private-schooled students, an opportunity to attend arts and culture events/activities at the maximum cost of ONE PENNY when accompanied by an adult during the 2011/2012 academic school year. Visit


The Blount Mansion Visitors Center is open Tuesday - Friday, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm Spring through Fall.


Spring through Fall (March through December) Visitor Center Hours:

Tuesday - Friday· 9:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday 10:00am - 2:00 pm

Tours begin at the top of each hour, beginning at 10 and ending at 4.

Winter Visitors Center Hours (January and February):

Since this is the slowest time of year for us tours are by appointment. Please call 865-525-2375. We are here most days so please give us a call and we'll be happy to schedule a tour for you.


Closed on major holiday: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve through New Years Day

Closed for University of Tennessee home games.  Parking is available on those dates for $20 per car.





Visitor parking is available at the Blount Mansion Visitors Center.

Daily and monthly parking is also available by paid permit. Please contact us at 865-525-2375 for information.

Parking is available for UT home football games and Boomsday for $10/car.


Blount Mansion is located at 200 W. Hill Avenue between Gay and State Streets.

From I-40 E · Take exit 388A for James White Parkway. Merge onto Downtown Loop / James White Parkway. Turn right at Front Ave SW. Turn right at W. Hill Ave.

From I-40 W · Take exit 389 for Hall of Fame Dr toward Braodway. Keep left at the fork and merge onto Downtown Loop / James White Parkway. Turn right at Front Ave SW. Turn right at W. Hill Ave.

From I-275 · Heading South toward downtown keep right at the fork and follow signs for Henley St and merge onto Henley St. Turn left at W. Church Ave. Take the first right onto Locust St SW. Turn left at the 3rd cross street onto W. Hill Ave.

From Chapman Hwy · Heading North toward downtown turn right at E. Blount Ave before you get to the river. Turn left at S. Gay Street and cross the river. Turn right at W. Hill Ave.

From Alcoa Hwy · Heading North take the Kingston Pike ramp. Turn right onto Kingston Pike. Turn right at Poplar St SW. Turn left at W. Hill Ave.

200 w. hill ave, knoxville, tn 37902 · Mail to: po box 1703, knoxville, tn 37901 · 865-525-2375 ·