Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens, Gatlinburg

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Walk among life-size displays depicting important stories of the Bible at Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens. Using a combination of realistic figures, music, and special effects, the museum brings to life the story of Jesus Christ. Pick up a figure of Christ or a cross at the gift shop on your way out. For those looking for faith-based attractions, you won't be disappointed by the biblical representations at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Take a look at our Gatlinburg trip builder to schedule your visit to Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Restful, spiritual experience. Unbelievable life-like displays of Christ's life. God saved this place during the fire. Notice the structures beside the parking lot that were totally destroyed.  more »
  • Interesting overview of the life of Christ. The tour is self guided. Wax figures set in various scenes with audio commentary. I thought the charge was rather expensive. They had a deal on kids free bu...  more »
  • We loved walking through this attraction and listening to the speakers, they were very knowledgable of the bible and the people in the bible.  more »
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  • I & mom was first time 2005 & free in. So nice place & enjoy see many Jesus story things & love it.
  • Awesome place we loved it. Great story museum to sit and hear the story if Jesus
  • some of the wax people really made me laugh just how they looked and all. not Jesus but some of others look pretty funny and they have a good museum only problem was it smelled bad in the room like musty smell I could barely breath
  • Told the story of Christ in many scenes. Extensive gift shop.
  • Really well put together, friendly staff. NO CAMERAS ALLOWED.

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As gateway to one of the country's major national parks, Gatlinburg offers plenty of economical rooms to satisfy the needs and budgets of most travelers. Good-value motels remain the best option for those looking for adventure in the great outdoors. If you need more than just a decent bed, consider the area's cabin rentals, which provide loads of space and unparalleled privacy. Alternatively, reserve a site at one of many local campgrounds to experience the Great Smoky Mountains at night.
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