Planning to visit the Tipton County Museum? Look at the timetable for the upcoming exhibits.
We want you to be part of our museum, to experience its beauty and this is why we offer several ways to let you engage with us to help maintain and develop the museum. Whether you visit the Museum for the fantastic learning experiences, walk and explore the Museum's 20+ acres with its natural beauty, or need a unique location for a special event, we have everything for all of you. Become a member today!
The Tipton County Museum offers many fun and educational programs for all ages. Whether it's gardening, art, genealogy, and more, we've got you covered. We also offer several K-12 programs for traditional and home-school students.Educational Programs
Becoming an annual member of the Tipton County Museum, Veterans Memorial & Nature Center will give you the opportunity to be a part of a one-of-a-kind facility. The Tipton County Museum is one of the first facilities in the country to bring together military history, environmental education, and historical preservation. There are many benefits to joining, but the most important is that you are helping to support the Museum’s role as a caretaker of Tipton County’s rich history. Become a member today!Ways to support
Do you love history? What about art or nature? Do you like to build? Would you like to help your community? Do you have a few hours to spare each month? The Tipton County Museum, Veterans Memorial and Nature Center is in need of volunteers who can help grow the Tipton County Museum. Whether you can assist during special events, give tours, lending a hand in the gardens, or helping to construct our next projects, we can use you! Let us know what your special skills are and we'll put them to good use!Volunteer Now
In the news
- 25 MayRead more
By Sherri Onorati, Special to The Leader Last weekend, Saturday, May 21, 2022, a large crowd of Tipton County’s leaders, and its citizens met at
- 18 MayRead more
By Sherri Onorati, Special to The Leader It’s said that only six percent of Scouts will ever make it to the rank of Eagle Scout.
- 05 FebRead more
By Echo Day, February 5, 2021 – The Leader The Tipton County Museum’s annual February Gardening Series will begin this Saturday and this year will
- 01 JanRead more
By Jeff Ireland -December 4, 2020, The Leader The CARES Act, which was signed into law last March by President Trump, allotted more than $2
What our visitors saying about their experience
Shout out to Sherri Panchaud Onorati for being an awesome tour guide today at the Tipton County Museum. Thank you! What a treasure you and the museum are for our community. Kristen Posey RussellMuseum Treasure
This is an amazing exhibit!!! Sherri Panchaud Onorati has done a great job and I am so happy that she let me include my Granny’s 8th grade graduation dress and memorabilia from the ceremony along with my Greatma’s Mt. Carmel school report cards and her essay with the certificate she won that she was so proud of!! Please go by and see all of the wonderful Tipton County history these ladies work so hard to preserve!! – Crystal Paige FerrellAmazing Exhibit!
The museum offers a great sampling of facts about our home county. The hiking trail shows off Tennessee’s wilderness beauty, and includes a wetland habitat viewing platform. I highly recommend walking the trail in all seasons. William Ballard
I came here with my mother to get military information about her grandfather from the 1918. This is a great hidden spot in Covington, TN. Free admission but donations are welcomed. They bring together military, history, environmental education, and historical preservation. Vernice S from Cordova, Memphis, TNGreat Hidden Spot
The Tipton County Museum, Veterans Memorial & Nature Center located at 751 Bert Johnston Ave in Covington, TN, opened on Nov. 11, 1998 and encompasses…