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Christ in the Smokies Museum & Gardens in Gatlinburg, TN

510 River RoadGatlinburg, TN 37738  
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Overview

Located in the center of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens is one of the nation's foremost inspirational attractions. Enjoy the experience of walking through a Biblical world of 2000 years ago! The Museum features incredibly lifelike scenes telling the Story of Christ by utilizing life size figures, dramatic lighting, music and special effects! Fun for the whole family!

Highlights

from Ashley, one of our Gatlinburg Travel Experts
  • See your favorite Bible stories come alive in 3D Dioramas
  • Located on River Road in the center of Gatlinburg
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Good To Know

from Joan, our Gatlinburg Market Manager
  • Parking is free with paid admission.
  • Come early in the day to visit the museum, leave your car in the parking lot, and enjoy the day walking around downtown Gatlinburg.
  • Check out their gift shop for one-of-a-kind keepsakes
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Description

from Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens
In the center of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, at Christ in the Smokies Museum & Gardens (located on the former Christus Gardens property) you will have the remarkable experience of walking through a Biblical world of 2000 years ago, seeing life-size, life-like representations of important scenes from the life of Jesus Christ.

Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens is one of the nation's foremost inspirational attractions. We feature incredibly lifelike scenes telling the Story of Christ, utilizing life size figures, dramatic lighting, music and special effects.

Included in your tour is a remarkable sculpture of Christ, ancient coins and precious gems.

The entire grounds are on level ground and entirely stroller and handicapped accessible. We also have wheelchairs available for you to use while on the tour.

Up close and personal - visitors will feel as if they are part of the scene, not just viewing them. This is the first phase of a major enhancement of the dioramas.

COMPLIMENTARY PARKING FOR ALL MUSEUM VISITORS
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YOU ARE THERE as Mary Magdalene comes to the tomb only to discover her Lord is RISEN!
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Lesley Adkins Nitro, WV
1 Review
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"wonderful"
Reviewed May, 2016 NEW
very nice to see in this time and day we all need a little more information about jesus in our lives
Tip: walk slow and bring a camera for the garden

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Barbara Truax Greencastle, PA
2 Reviews
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"Hidden treasure"
Reviewed October, 2015
Three of us traveled to Pigeon Forge area, Went on line prior and found Christ in the Smokies and purchased the tickets to surprise the other two. We loved it. The characters were so realistic, made you feel like you were a part of the scene. Beautiful portrayal of each event. This little hidden treasure is worth the visit, we now tell everyone we know to stop by. Most that has travel there for years did not even realize it was there.
Tip: You can purchase tickets on line and save. Great parking after you visit,you can walk to all the other attraction and park free.

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Jerry Crawford Carmi, IL
1 Review
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"Visiting Christ in the Smokies"
Reviewed July, 2015
I visited Christus Gardens in the early 70's with my children and wanted to relive the experience. It was better now than then. With each scene, My wife and I were taken back into time. It was breathtaking. The people in the scenes looked as real as if we were talking with them. It certainly made me glad to call myself Christian after my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. My plans are to go back next year for another visit. If you are going to Gatlinburg, stop in. One of the best attractions in town.

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Vicky McArtor DeWitt, MI
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"Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens"
Reviewed July, 2015
A little disappointed in the "gardens". Not well kept.ok experience for one time but would not revisit.

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TripAdvisor Reviews
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nicoleph216


"Inspirationally!!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 29, 2016 NEW

Amazing!! They bring the Bible to life and very well organized!!! It was a experience that I won't forget!!

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Tammy B


"Amazing Experience "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 28, 2016 NEW

The museum was so amazing! The life-like figures made the story come to life. So moving. What a great ministry for anyone searching, renewing or just wanting a blessing. Highly recommend.

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Susan B

Russellville

"Amazing"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 27, 2016 NEW

This is one amazing place. It is beautiful and really made the characters of the Bible come to life. The staff were friendly and helpful.

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Vernie K

Orleans, Indiana

"Pleasant and Informative"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 26, 2016 NEW

As a Christian beliver, I found the museum's presentation quite enjoyable. No hard sell on the souveniers. Staff were very helpful and polite

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Victoria M

Mineola, Texas

"Biblical awesomness"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 23, 2016 NEW

This place is so beautiful, friendly and courteous staff. I love the characters and scenes in the tour , it makes you feel like you are walking with Christ. Thank you for keep Christ in the family vacation. Great place to visit.

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