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Buford Pusser Home and Museum

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Address: 342 Pusser St, PO Box 301, Adamsville, TN 38310
Phone Number: 731-632-4080
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: The Buford Pusser Home and Museum stands as a moment in time, as if...
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.
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My husband and myself toured the home and museum. This was a very interesting part of our vacation. The lady who did the tour was very knew a lot of the facts that took... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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goodletsville tn, United States
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goodletsville tn, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My husband and myself toured the home and museum. This was a very interesting part of our vacation. The lady who did the tour was very knew a lot of the facts that took place in this time period. we all so visited the grave site, and the spot he had his wreck at outside of the town. While at... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I had heard stories about Buford Pusser my entire life and had seen the Walking Tall movies, but visiting the museum was very enlightening. The house is decorated/furnished just the way it was when he died. There are lots of family photos and newspaper clippings on display. His Corvette is also on display. There is a small gift shop that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

we didn't know what to expect, but it was a wonderful visit. Shirley, our tour guide, was knowledgeable and does great honor to Sheriff Pusser. It is truly a gem! I highly recommended it if you are in the neighborhood! She even let us get pictures holding one of Buford's sticks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

If you haven't seen the movie Walking Tall, I suggest you do. Not the new one with "the Rock", but the original 3 from the 70s. The house is full of memorabilia, and photos of his past. His younger daughter still resides in the town. They even have the Corvette he died in. There is a 15 min movie on... More 

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Adamsville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The whole trip as well worth it.We seen all kind's of old stuff.Old car's that belong to,Buford. Gun's,& even an old moonshine still.We seen a lot of old picture's of Buford & his fimily.We also found out alot of history,about when he was Sheriff of Mcnairy County.Got to meet Buford daughter in person.The House & Museum were alsome.We also live... More 

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Irvine, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I was 8 miles away visiting the Shiloh NMP when I decided to come here. An older lady gave me a guided tour and answered my questions. She said she knew Buford from grade school through high school, and had even talked to him on the phone the day he died. Among other things, she said the first "Walking Tall"... More 

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Hamilton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The history of Buford Pusser fills the museum to the brim! From the first time I heard of him, years ago, I became enthralled with his tenacity for ridding crime. Very kind and helpful assistant to show us around. I enjoyed every minute we spent here. Very interesting! I would visit again! I was absorbing all I could of this... More 

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Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We 'accidentally' stumbled onto this museum. We were driving from Memphis to Shiloh National Park when we saw signs for the Buford Pusser museum. We remembered the movie 'WALKING TALL' and decided to stop. It is just a block or so off the main road; so easy and convenient to get to. The museum is the home where Sheriff Pusser... More 

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New Market, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I was a kid, I remember watching the Walking Tall movie. Always been fascinated by it. So, on our way home from Memphis, we detoured to here. It's cool to see and it's a quick tour, make it worth your while and visit his grave and even where he died. I'm kinda into that stuff. If I had more time,... More 

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Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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

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