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Rock Castle State Historic Site!



Step Back in Time at Rock Castle!

Explore the 18th century home of the man who named the state of Tennessee - check out our tour times by clicking here!

Attend a community event like the Easter Egg Hunt, Songwriters Night, or sign up for a Basket Class--check out our Event Calendar for dates & times!

Send your kid to Frontier Camp at Rock Castle in July and allow to unleash their inner explorer!

Celebrate life's big moments with us by booking your wedding, graduation celebration, or birthday party with us!

We're here to serve our community, and we can't wait for you to stop by!


How can you help?

Make a donation!

Support our museum and help kids learn to love history!

Become a Member!

Get great perks like free admission & special deals year round!

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Learn about upcoming events & opportunities to get involved!

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Support Us

Rock Castle State Historic Site is partially funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Historical Commission, and supplemented by additional funds raised by Historic Rock Castle, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation.


Blog & News

Go Red for Women and WIN!

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women. February is National Women's Heart Health Month.
Help to raise awareness, honor the women in your life, and promote a healthy lifestyle.
Enter our #GoRedWearRed Facebook photo contest and be entered to WIN 4 Tickets to #HistoricRockCastle!

Meet Sam Gilbert, Rock Castle's Music and Adventure Program Director

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Sam’s love of language, the outdoors and anything adventurous has led him to become Rock Castle’s Director of Music and Adventure which includes running Rock Castle’s adventure camps where kids learn the rich heritage of Tennessee history.