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UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture is hosting free Spanish-language tours in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

The tours will be held at 2:00 p.m. September 25 and October 2, and will feature the museum’s special exhibition Knoxville Unearthed: Archaeology in the Heart of the Valley. Each tour will last one hour and will include a general introduction to the museum’s history and its permanent collection. Interested visitors should meet at 2:00 p.m. in the museum lobby.

The family-friendly tours will be led by Assistant Educator Leslie Chang-Jantz. They are free and open to the public.

The museum plans to offer additional Spanish-language tours in the future. Spanish-language tours for groups of ten people or more may be arranged by calling the museum at 865-974-2144.

The McClung Museum is located at 1327 Circle Park Drive. Museum admission is free, and the museum’s hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays. Free parking is available on the weekends. Free public transportation to the museum is available via the Knoxville Trolley Vol Line.

See the museum’s website for more information about family programming, parking, and collections and exhibits.

C O N T A C T :

Leslie Chang Jantz (865-974-6750,

Debbie Woodiel (865-974-2144,