Chasing Rainbows opened in 2002 as a part of the "Adventures in Imagination" area of the Dollywood park. The building was originally built in 1996 and opened as the Silver Screen Cafe and was converted to DJ Platters in 1997. Chasing Rainbows is the second museum for Dolly at Dollywood. The original was Rags to Riches: The Dolly Parton Story, located over a pedestrian tunnel in Craftman's Valley.
Dolly's Attic - a showcase of Dolly's personal items from her history. Some items are made by fans and displayed in the room. The room is designed to look like an attic. A video plays in the room of Dolly telling stories about items in the room.
Dr. Robert F. Thomas - Contains a copy of Dolly's birth certificate and the original doctor's bag belonging to the doctor that delivered Dolly.
Tennessee Mountain Home - A replica of a cabin like the one in which Dolly grew up. This exhibit contains dolls like the one her father made for her as a child called "Little Tiny Tassletop," which was the influence for Dolly's first song written.
Coat of Many Colors - The original coat that Dolly's mother made for her is displayed next to the original lyrics from the song, written on the back of Porter Wagoner's laundry slip which is also featured.
Greene's Rolling Store - A replica of a bus that traveled the area Dolly grew up is displayed.
House of Prayer - A church house is replicated, displaying objects that belonged to Dolly's grandfather Rev. Jake Owens including: a pair of glasses, a fiddle, an organ, and a family Bible.
School House - A one-room school house like Dolly attended as a child. Objects on display include love letters written to Dolly by a schoolmate, a photo of Dolly in front of the United States Capitol her senior year, and her high school band uniform.
Cas Walker Show - An area that is dedicated to Cas Walker and the show that introduced Dolly to show business.
Early Career - A copy of Dolly's first record "Puppy Love" and other objects from her start are on display.
Do You, Dolly... - A copy of Dolly's wedding certificate as well as other pictures of Dolly and her husband are displayed.
Dolly's former tour bus is now located in front of the museum. Guests are taken on the bus and park photographers take their picture on the bus. Guests are also allowed to bring their own cameras and take their own pictures.