The museum is located on the Burra Burra Mine site and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Burra Burra Mine site is a Tennessee Historical Commission State-Owned Historic Site. The site consists of 10 buildings on 17 acres and was the headquarters for Tennessee Copper Company's mine operations from 1899 to 1975. The museum's mission is to preserve and interpret the cultural and industrial heritage of this copper-mining region of southern Appalachia.
Apr - Oct: Monday through Saturday 10am till 430pm
Nov - Dec: Monday through Saturday 930am till 4pm
For the most up-to-date hours and information, please contact Ducktown Basin Museum directly.