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Uncle Remus Museum

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Address: Highway 441, Turner Park, Eatonton, GA
Phone Number: 706-485-6856
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I was going for a New Year's Day drive and stopped to see this part of Georgian history. Glad they were open. The inside was quiet warm. You get to see lots of history from the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
atw2atl
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Atlanta, Georgia

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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was going for a New Year's Day drive and stopped to see this part of Georgian history. Glad they were open. The inside was quiet warm. You get to see lots of history from the books as well as in the back room about the inspiration behind them. Georgia was the lady working that day and she was full... More 

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Milledgeville, Georgia
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This was a fun thing to do with a group! Everyone that went with me really enjoyed it. I recommend it if you are in this neck of the woods.

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Atlanta
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I had no idea this museum existed. My niece found out about it and we decided to take a trip. The exterior is interesting but we weren't sure about it. Then we went inside and we were pleasantly surprised! The first sections are setup as slave quarters were. The woman, Georgia, behind the desk was incredibly knowledgable about Joel Chandler... More 

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Ohio
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This is one of those museums that if you are an Uncle Remus or Song of the South fan, you should stop by. It gave a lot of history and was really fun. It doesn't take more than an hour.

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Ft Myers
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

What a delightful surprise behind these doors! We were enthralled by the wonderful Miss Georgia who welcomed us to this charming museum. Thinking this would be a 15-30 minute stop, we were treated to over an hour of history and storytelling. Could have stayed all day! This is a MUST stop if you are in the area. I will go... More 

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Tybee Island, GA
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Wonderful little museum constructed from slave cabins, with exhibits of Joel Chandler Harris' books and antique items from the era. Harris wrote down stories he had heard from enslaved people in the area when he was young. The docent (volunteer, I assumed) was knowledgeable and interesting. There are other things to do nearby, including several antique shops and a good... More 

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Salt Springs, Florida
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353 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Lots of history and original books they will not let you take photos inside but for five dollars well worth going in to recommend this to all

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Warner Robins, GA
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39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We were in the area for the driving tour of famous authors (Alice Walker in addition to Joel Chandler Harris). The museum was part of the tour. Frankly, we didn't expect much but were pleasantly surprised. The museum manager greeted us at the door and talked us through the entire museum (consisting of three rooms with different related themes about... More 

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Pickens, South Carolina
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43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a great little town, that includes the museum. The visitor center staff are freindly and there are rabbit statues all throughout downtown.

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Ellijay, GA
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67 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

What a treat to find. We had family visit and on a lark decided to stop in and visit Uncle Remus Museum in Eatonton. The lead caretaker was entertaining and absolutely knew her history. Was really surprised at how much fun it was and seeing the artifacts was so special. A true treasure for the town of Eatonton.

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