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Address: Highway 441, Turner Park, Eatonton, GA
Phone Number: 706-485-6856
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Small but informative

Museum was small but informative. Ms Georgia told some good stories, possibly could have told them all day. The museum is pretty small but has some great pieces including some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Museum was small but informative. Ms Georgia told some good stories, possibly could have told them all day. The museum is pretty small but has some great pieces including some original watercolors from Disney and the original ad that Harris responded to. Other than the Brer Rabbit statue the grounds aren't much.

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Talkeetna, Alaska
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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I got dragged in to visiting the Uncle Remus Museum in Eatonton by my travelling buddy, but so glad I did. Lots of history on author Joel Chandler Harris, a fun place to visit. Small town, small parking lot, small museum means no endless walking to see this treasure. The stories told by the docent are worth the stop alone!

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Eatonton, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Who hasn't heard of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Bear and Uncle Remus? Joel Chandler Harris wrote about all these critters and the man who told the stories to children. The museum is a wonderful place for children and adults alike to make all these stories come to life. Delightful.

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New England
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185 reviews 185 reviews
16 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We just had to venture off the beaten path to the Uncle Remus Museum in Eatonton GA so that we could purchase a Song of the South DVD. We enjoyed chatting with the very friendly woman who was managing the museum that day. After a small donation we wandered through the small but interesting museum of artifacts, depictions, artwork, and... More 

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Whispering Pines, North Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

As we were driving through Eatonton, we decided to stop at this museum. Though outside it appeared there would be a lot about Joel Chandler Harris' stories, there was very little, though a number of Harris' books in different languages were on display. The museum is more about how Harris lived and his mentor, Joseph Turner. We did learn Harris... More 

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Hockley, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Visited this quaint little museum as a break on a road trip. Glad I stopped as the lady guide brought back to life the brer rabbit stories I read as a small child. I was transported back 45 years! From what I remember it was free entry and voluntary donation. Excellent stock of the books both in 'plain English' and... More 

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Eatonton, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The best part of the experience is the story telling - after all the museum is dedicated to tales, and one looks forward to hearing the tales. The interior also includes artifacts and displays from the time period in which the stories were told on a nearby plantation and recorded by Joel Chandler Harris.

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Eatonton, Ga
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We took our youth group from church geocaching. This was one of the spots where a cache was hidden. On impulse I took them inside to tour the museum as many had never heard of Uncle Remus. They learned quite a bit about the history of our area that day. Great place to visit. There is a token donation for... More 

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Greensboro, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Hope you are lucky enough to be there when Ms. Georgia is there. She tells the best stories and sings "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" like none other.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love this place my family was from this town and we would walk around downtown as children always going over to the Museum . It's been renovated and the place really looks good , I've taken pictures and will post

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