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Address: 212 Burra Burra Street, Ducktown, TN 37326
Phone Number: 423-496-5778
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White Water Rafting

I have been rafting several times and the was one of the best rafting trips I have ever done. Wildcat was the best. He made the trip very exciting and fun. i took my grandson... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Gainesville, Georgia
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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I have been rafting several times and the was one of the best rafting trips I have ever done. Wildcat was the best. He made the trip very exciting and fun. i took my grandson (1st time) and he had a blast. Thank you Wildcat (Nick) for such a good time.

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Quaint museum capturing some Americana history of this area. It's a little hard to find and yes when the GPS says turn right at Bora Bora (no sign) you go ALL the way to the top of the road and curve right to park in the Museum parking lot. We had to drive in a circle 3 times around the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We weren't sure what to expect when we drove into the museum parking lot, however, we were very pleasantly surprised with our stop here. The tour guide was a resident (her father worked in the mines) and went out of her way to explain and share stories of her life in Ducktown. The introductory movie was informative (despite the narrator's... More 

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Knoxville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We had a great time visiting this museum. The lady who works there was so helpful and friendly. Very interesting and informative. A wonderful history lesson.

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Blue Ridge, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Mining is not something typically associated with the South. Copper mining was an essential element of the economy of Polk County, Tennessee, Fannin County, Georgia and Cherokee County, North Carolina from the late 1800s through the late 1900s. Thousands of families depended directly or indirectly on the copper mines. The Ducktown Basin museum seeks to preserve this heritage and provide... More 

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The rafting and ziplinning. Staff so accommodating and friendly. Recommended other things in the area to do.

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Jackson, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We've passed through Ducktown numerous times on our way to visit family in Bryson City NC and always wanted to stop at the Ducktown Basin Museum. This time we were finally able to do just that! What an interesting place to visit! We learned so much about the Bura Bura Mine and Joyce was amazing sharing her childhood and life... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Nestled back at the end of a small one lane road on top of what is the Bura Bura Mine is the Ducktown Basin Museum. Your only look at generations of families working for a large mining company. Since finding copper in the area back in 1840's. This discovery would impact the lives of Copper Basin residents for generations. Population... More 

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Morganton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This museum brings to life the history of the copper mining in this area of Tennessee, Georgia, & North Carolina. The staff add so much to the museum since they lived during this time. A must see & visit!!!!

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Tollos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A wonderful hour spent with Joyce , listening to her recount her childhood in this mining area of Tennessee. A delightful lady whose charm is equalled by her knowledge, I felt I was listening to my mum recall her own childhood. Brilliant time.

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Address: 212 Burra Burra Street, Ducktown, TN 37326
Phone Number: 423-496-5778
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Ducktown

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