433 S. Rutgers Ave.
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Phone: (865) 481-8200
Fax: (865) 483-6142
The Knoxville Visitor Center is unlike most of the tourist information centers. While they have a great friendly staff to help anyone who wants information on the city, visitors have the three other options as well in here. For unique local products browse through their gift shop for handmade potteries, candles, crafts, paintings and more. Pit-stop at the cafe for a tasty tidbit and coffee or just listen to the live music played at noon WDVX Radio Station located at the Knoxville Visitor Center. Nestled in a 1925 building, the Knoxville Visitor Center is worth a visit for its unique combination.
Morelock Music in the heart of Knoxville is a great place to shop for second-hand guitars, banjos, amps and ukuleles. This hole-in-the-wall store houses wonderful vinyl items and their collection is quite eclectic and focusses on the honky-tonk style of music. At Morelock Music store, you can find all kinds of musical accessories for various music instruments. It also offers guitar lessons as well as servicing.
Rala Regional and Local Artisans can be best described as a part gallery and a part shop. It has an exciting collection of creative and unique gifts including candles, cards, prints, books, t-shirts, ceramics and art items. Rala hosts the First Friday event where it features a new artist and puts up his/her art work for sale. Rala Regional and Local Artisans specializes in local as well as regional artist wares offers artisans as well as connoisseurs a place to appreciate and shop for interesting items.