Every Week During Museum Hours
New on-going game! You can now explore Main St. Dickson with your friends, family or co-workers. Come into the museum, pay for your team and get your clues! This scavenger hunt will take you all around Main St. and help you discover new things about Dickson you may have not known before!
Encountering Antisemitism in Every Age
February 1, 2020 - February 29, 2020
Curated by the Museum of History and Holocaust Education. This exhibit explores the long history of anti-Jewish bias in the United States within an international context. The exhibit asks two critical questions: Must we live with hate? And if we believe that hatred must be combated, what are the best ways to do so?
Enduring Tension is generously funded by the Breman Foundation based in Atlanta, Georgia. On loan from Kennesaw State University.
Saturday, February 22nd 2020
5:30PM - 7:30PM
at The Walnut Street Church of Christ
Our 9th annual Black History Month Trailblazer Awards Banquet honors Dickson Countians who have worked for Civil Rights in the community. This banquet helps raise money for the museum and for our sister historic site Promise Land. Our keynote speaker this year will be Kenneth Forte, President and CEO of R + F Communications, inc. Tickets are $30 and are sold at the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum.
This event is generously sponsored by Tri-Star Bank.
February 12th - February 27th 2020
Brandon Van Leer is a Nashville native whose artistic talent focuses on capturing and preserving emotions, history, and personalities through portraiture. His portraits are monochromatic pieces that are created with the use of charcoal and graphite.
His most recent collection is titled Black Excellence. The collection highlights Black figures whom he has seen as inspirational role models.
Alongside portraits Brandon has stepped forth with a promising career as a Graphic Designer. He is the owner of Rezilient Media.
The Clement Railroad Hotel Museum aims to explore and celebrate the innovative leadership and values that have shaped the community and to provide educational opportunities which connect the past to the present and enhance the quality of life.
The Hotel Halbrook, home of the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum, was constructed in 1913 and is one of the few remaining examples of a railroad hotel in a small Tennessee town. It functioned as a working man's hotel until 1954. On June 9, 2009, it opened to the public once again and became officially known as the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum, the Tennessee Historical Commission's second most visited historic site. The Museum explores the history and heritage of Dickson County, the Western Highland Rim, and the State of Tennessee through exhibits and collections relating to the railroad, iron ore industry, commerce, the Civil War, settlement, and the accomplishments of Tennessee Governor Frank G. Clement. The Museum is fortunate to have many artifacts and items that once belonged to Governor Clement and his family. Museum visitors can see the rooms where the Clements lived while managing the Hotel Halbrook and view exhibits featuring Governor Clement's early years, campaigns, and accomplishments.
Here at the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum, we educate and provide events for the community, give tours throughout the museum, provide membership to visitors, offer venue rental and are a visitor center right at the heart of Dickson.
Any other questions, you can give us a call at 615-446-0500, email us at email@example.com OR follow us on social media (links below).
Our visitor's center has a large variety of books, DVDs, and maps of Dickson and surrounding towns. Come into our shop to pick up some great souvenirs!
Our docents and visitor center staff are very knowledgeable about the town and surrounding area, come in to have a chat!
Let our staff help you find the perfect places to eat, shop and stay in Dickson. Pick up some brochures and maps to help you find your way around.
This project is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Historical Commission.
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100 Frank Clement Pl, Dickson, TN 37055
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