Chucalissa Events

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

FREE SUNDAYS in January and February, 1 - 5 PM.  No Admission charge.  See a family-friendly film at 2:00 PM.

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.

  • January 4, Stone Tools/Pottery  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • January 11, Mystery Box/Beading 10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • January 18, Music/Coloring Books  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • January 25, Trash Talks/Snake Painting  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • February 1, Sports & Hunting/Talking Sticks  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • February 8, Stone Tools/Pottery 10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • February 15, Mystery Box/Beading  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • February 22, Music/Coloring Books  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • February 29, Trash Talks/Snake Painting  10:00AM and 1:30PM


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 .