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Buford Pusser Home and Museum

342 Pusser St, PO Box 301, Adamsville, TN 38310
731-632-4080
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Adamsville
Type: Museums
Owner description: The Buford Pusser Home and Museum stands as a moment in time, as if waiting for Sheriff Buford Pusser to return home from another shift serving the... more » Owner description: The Buford Pusser Home and Museum stands as a moment in time, as if waiting for Sheriff Buford Pusser to return home from another shift serving the public. The modest brick ranch home contains the original furnishings, photos, cars, guns and memorabilia of the Pusser family. Buford Pusser was the subject of several major motion pictures. The "Walking Tall" movies tell about his life and tragic death. « less
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Alabama
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I have always loved the Buford Pusser story and was very interested in seeing his home and museum. Very interesting.

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Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I went with friends and I could instantly tell who the real fans were. I know of Mr.Pusser but to some of my friends hr was obviously a Hero, They really enjoyed holding the actual "Big Stick" for sure. I like reading the fact about his story, some where quite different from the movies. The area around the museum is... More

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Shelbyville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I grew up with a father who is a big fan of the movie Walking Tall. Buford Pusser was no doubt a very interesting man! So when my husband suggested going to Adamsville (on our way to Tunica, MS) for the tour I was all in. We got there on a Friday afternoon around 3 PM. The only people in... More

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Leola
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We arrived in Adamsville in the early evening after touring the Shiloh battlefield. We were dining in the "Sawmeal Restaurant and Steakhouse" The meal was good and the waitress and one of the patrons sitting directly behind me were full of information. We were asking about the Buford Pusser House and Museum and were given several stories which added to... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I grew up seeing the movies on TV and had wanted to visit the sites where these events took place. When I discovered that Buford Pusser's home had been turned into a museum, it was a must see for me. We planned a trip to Pigeon Forge and I decided to leave a day early and drive to the other... More

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Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

While at a trip to the Tunica Mississippi casinos, we thought it would be a nice day trip to Adamsville, TN to visit the Buford Pusser Home and Museum. Had always had an interest in the history and story. Really enjoyed the nice drive and found the museum house easy to locate and interesting to tour. Glad we stopped and... More

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smokiemountainlover
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Finally got to go to Adamsville Tennessee to the home and museum of Buffer Pusser. The rate was only $5.00 and a guided tour of the home he last lived in. Each home had newspaper clipping, photos, and other memorabilia of the live of the man and his family and friends. I always loved the movie 'Walking Tall' with Joe... More

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Franklin, TN, USA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Take a few minutes and stop at this unique museum if you're in the area. It's not the most life-changing thing you'll ever do in your life but it is entertaining. It really gives you an idea about the sheriff made famous by the movie. It won't take long to go through.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

This was an awesome visit!!!!! My buddy & I visited the Pusser home on 05/18/13. It was truly a wonderful visit!!!! We learned so much. I have always thought as Buford Pusser as real true hero & visiting his home & museum proved that too. What a legacy he left behind. The staff was exceptionally helpful, friendly, courteous, & knowledgeable.... More

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Port Byron, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Our trip from 16 hours away was planned around the 25th annual Buford Pusser Festival. The mueseum staff was excellent. Julia stayed an hour past her normal scheduled time the day we arrived to allow us to go thru the museum. The staff also helped us choose resturants and sights to visit during our trip. The "artifacts" on display are... More

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