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Address: Highway 441, Turner Park, Eatonton, GA
Phone Number: 706-485-6856
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Ohio
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 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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69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

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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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 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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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 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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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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