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See a Replica of Dolly Parton’s Childhood Home and More at Dollywood

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Explore years of Smoky Mountain history and follow the life of Dolly Parton through a series of historic buildings and museums. Placed throughout the different areas of Dollywood, these buildings are a fun way to learn about history and browse memorabilia from one of country music’s leading ladies.

Calico Falls Schoolhouse

The Calico Falls Schoolhouse is nestled in Craftsman’s Valley as a reminder to the simple school days of the late 1800s.

Robert F. Thomas Chapel at Dollywood, Tennessee
Robert F. Thomas Chapel at Dollywood, Tennessee | Photo Credit: Violet Sky Adventures

Robert F. Thomas Chapel

Located in Craftman’s Valley, the Robert F. Thomas Chapel is named after the doctor who delivered Dolly Parton in the rural Smoky Mountains. The chapel is a beautiful church filled with stained glass and wooden pews. Hours for the chapel may vary.

Dolly’s Tennessee Mountain Home

Situated in Rivertown Junction, a replica of Dolly Parton’s childhood Tennessee Mountain Home is on display for visitors to explore. Read about the stories of her childhood in the home and some items from the past in this two-room mountain cabin.

Inside the Replica of Dolly Parton's Childhood Mountain Home at Dollywood, Tennessee
Inside the Replica of Dolly Parton’s Childhood Mountain Home at Dollywood, Tennessee | Photo Credit: Violet Sky Adventures

Chasing Rainbows Museum

Aboard Dolly Parton's Home on Wheels, Dollywood, Tennessee
Aboard Dolly Parton’s Home on Wheels, Dollywood, Tennessee | Photo Credit: Violet Sky Adventures

This museum boasts some of Dolly Parton’s cherished memorabilia including a replica of the famous “Coat of Many Colors”. Be advised that this museum does have different hours from the rest of the park so before visiting be sure the museum is open on the day you wish to visit. It is located in Adventures in Imagination.

Dolly’s Home on Wheels

Step aboard Dolly Parton’s very own tour bus. Explore some of her wardrobe still hanging in the closet, see her stunning makeup mirror and explore this amazing tour bus! Located in Adventures in Imagination is open to all ages.

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Ashley Gary
Ashley Garyhttp://violetskyadventures.com
Greetings, fellow adventurers! I'm Ashley, and I'm delighted to share my journeys and knowledge with you. As a passionate travel writer and devoted adventurer, I'm constantly fueled by the excitement of discovering new destinations and uncharted territories. With a heart full of curiosity and a suitcase packed with dreams, I've wandered through bustling marketplaces, hiked mist-covered mountains, and wandered down cobblestone streets in search of stories waiting to be told. Through my travel chronicles, I hope to not only transport you to the farthest corners of the globe but also inspire you to embrace the thrill of stepping into the unknown. Adventure awaits, and I can't wait to share it with you to help you find your adventure!

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