FACTS

Tennessee State Museum opened in 1937

Originally housed in War Memorial Building

Moved to James K. Polk Building in 1981

Current museum hosts 115,000 visitors annually

New museum expected to host more than 220,000 annually

New facility will encompass 137,000 square feet

250-seat Digital Learning Center and Outreach Center

Located at Rosa Parks Blvd. and Jefferson Street

Opens in 2018