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You probably heard Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens was closing earlier this year. Due to a loss on the property lease. But there is good news! This attraction is returning to a new location in Pigeon Forge! Keep reading to find out more about Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens opening in a new Pigeon Forge location:
Moving to a New Location
People who loved this unique attraction will be happy to know it’s not closing permanently anymore; it’s just moving to a new city and a new location! Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens is moving to the Grand Smokies Themeplex. This attraction already houses Grand Smokies Event Center, Feaster’s on Teasters, and the Biblical Times Theater.
More About the Museum
This attraction had life-size wax figures of Jesus Christ, his disciples, and many others. You could take a self-guided tour through the museum to learn more about his life. There was also narration, music, and lighting to enhance the experience.
Currently, no opening date has been announced. Keep checking back, and we will update you with the most recent information!
Other Unique Attractions in the Smokies
Until the Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens is open, you should check out some of the other unique attractions in the Smokies!
Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum
A pretty interesting place you’ll want to visit is the Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum. This one-of-a-kind museum houses all kinds of salt and pepper shakers. The owners started collecting them years ago, and then created the museum so other people could enjoy their collection as well. They charge a $3 admission fee, which then goes towards a purchase in the gift shop.
Gatlinburg Pinball Museum
Another unique museum you should check out is the Gatlinburg Pinball Museum. Gamers of all ages will love visiting this museum. Admission provides you with access to play any of the pinball machines and other retro games. Everyone will have a blast seeing these old machines and playing together.
Outdoor Gravity Park
Outdoor Gravity Park is another interesting attraction you’ll want to experience. You can experience zorbing here. Zorbing is where you get inside a large plastic ball and roll down a hill. Water is put inside the ball to make sliding around easier and more fun! It’s a great way to cool off and have fun. You can ride by yourself or with up to two other people.
These are just some of the unique attractions you can experience until the Christ of the Smokies Museum opens. Want to know what else you can do in the area? Check out these things to do in the Smoky Mountains for more ideas!