Chucalissa Events

 For more information on events contact the museum at 901-785-3160 or chucalissa@memphis.edu

 Effective March 15, all group tours and Family Day activities are cancelled until further notice

Family Day

Family Days Schedule:

Every Saturday, for the price of regular museum admission:

  • Take a tour of the museum
  • Throw darts with an atlatl
  • Conduct a scavenger hunt in our Main Hall
  • Tour our hands-on Archaeology Lab
  • Participate in a special fun program and create a keepsake craft to take home

Family programs and craft activities change weekly.

  • March 7, Sports & Hunting/Talking Sticks 10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • March 14, Stone Tools/Pottery 10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • March 21, Mystery Box/Beading 10:00AM and 1:30PM  (cancelled)
  • March 28, Music/Coloring Books 10:00AM and 1:30PM  (cancelled)
  • April 4, Trash Talks/Snake Painting 10:00AM and 1:30PM (cancelled)
  • April 11, Music/Coloring Books 10:00AM and 1:30PM  (cancelled)
  • April 18, Sports & Hunting/Talking Sticks 10:00AM and 1:30PM  (cancelled)
  • April 25, Spring Family Fun Day 10:00AM to 3:00PM  (cancelled)


Volunteer Opportunities

Process prehistoric artifacts excavated from sites in western Tennessee, participate in special events, conserve historic records, help in landscaping our gardens and trail, and much more. No experience is required.  To arrange for volunteer opportunities, contact chucalissa@Memphis.edu .