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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center announces Interim Executive Director

March 20, 2019 | Email This Post Print This Post
 

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – “The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is truly a shining jewel in the crown that is Clarksville,” said former Executive Director Jim Zimmer, who retired early due to health issues shortly after fulfilling his three-year contract to the Museum.

Tina Brown named Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Interim Executive Director.

Tina Brown named Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Interim Executive Director.

Brad Martin, Chairman of the Museum’s Board of Trustees stated, “Jim did a great job instituting measures to professionalize the organization. He had a great vision for the future of the institution.”

Due to his departure, Tina Brown will serve as Interim Executive Director at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

Tina’s extraordinary leadership skills and experience working within the nonprofit and Museum sectors make her the best candidate to fill the Interim Executive Director position. She will serve as an independent consultant who comes highly recommended by members of the nonprofit sector of Nashville, Tennessee.

Tina states “I am excited to be working with the Customs House Museum to assist the Board of Trustees with its search for a new leader and to serve as Interim Executive Director during the transition. The museum is uniquely positioned with its excellent reputation to attract highly qualified candidates to the job.”

About the Customs House Museum

Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterLocated in the heart of historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is the State’s second largest general museum. The original portion of the building was constructed in 1898 as a U.S. Post Office and Customs House for the flourishing tobacco trade. Incorporating a number of architectural styles, the original structure is one of the most photographed buildings in the region.

With over 35,000 square feet of the region’s best hands-on activities and special events…people of all ages agree – the Customs House Museum is well worth the stop!

The Explorer’s Gallery is packed with fun, learning and fantasy in Aunt Alice’s Attic, McGregor’s Market and kitchen, and of course – the Bubble Cave! Finally, get “all aboard” to see our fantastic model trains. Our volunteer engineers “ride the rails” every Sunday afternoon from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Regular museum hours are 10:00am to 5:00pm Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Sundays. Adult admission is $7.00, Senior Citizens and College ID $5.00, Ages 6 to 18 $3.00, and under six years and Museum members are free.

The Customs House Museum is located at 200 South Second Street. For more information, call 931.648.5780 or visit their website at www.customshousemuseum.org

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