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Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum

Winery Square, 461 Brookside Village Way, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
865-430-5515
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Ranked #14 of 68 attractions in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Owner description: The collection consists of more than 20,000 Salt and Pepper Shakers from all over the world. A labor of love of collecting for more than 30 years. See... more » Owner description: The collection consists of more than 20,000 Salt and Pepper Shakers from all over the world. A labor of love of collecting for more than 30 years. See the amazing variety of animals, vegetables, people and other colorful shapes, and the creativity of all the artists that created them. Great fun for all ages! « less
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Benton, Arkansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This is great to check out all of the salt & pepper shakers she has collected. If you don't want to pay the $3 to get into the museum just check out the gift shop!

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Wheaton, IL
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The museum was lots of fun. However, we took a group of Girl Scouts on the premise of using the $3 admission credit in the gift shop to allow each person to walk out with a small souvenir. We expected to find shaker sets for $5-6, thinking we would add a few bucks for each person and leave with a... More

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Chicago Area
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Very quaint and unique museum of salt and pepper shakers! We stopped in because we have never been to such a museum but totally worth the stop! I found the cutest little owl shakers to go with my owl theme. Must stop!

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This museum claims to be the largest S&P shaker museum in the world. (I’m not sure I can imagine much competition in the condiment container community, but you never know.) What started as a simple collection turned into a 20,000+ set menagerie across 22 years be the museum’s curator. They have numerous categories that span the range of possibilities –... More

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Wagoner, Oklahoma
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Googled "things to do in Pigeon Forge" & this popped up. So glad it did! Just a fun, quirky stop in a hurried life & vacation. I DEFINITELY recommend spending THREE DOLLARS & the 45 minutes to hour this takes. PLUS the $3 admission is taken off any purchase you make at the end of the visit! We bought the... More

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Longwood, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I couldn't resist a stop here with my family. I'm not a salt and pepper shaker collector or anything. This is what I will say, for us it cost like $15 for 3 kids and two adults. Next time ill just let my hubby take the kids for ice cream if I want a look. My kids were in a... More

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Zionsville, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Everyone made fun when I said I was going to the salt and pepper shaker museum. Who wouldn't? I paid my $3 and entered. Once in this well air conditioned place made fore a nice break to the heat. I was taken back in the first room of salt and pepper shakers the next 4 ended up just overwhelming me.... More

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morganville, nj
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We just loved seeing this museum on a well-deserved day off from hiking. We actually arrived when the owner was locking up, but she re-opened for us. There is a $3 fee but well worth it. It is quite the collection and definitely worth a stop. At the end of the self-guided tour, be sure to place your push pin... More

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Cleveland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Best 6 bucks we spent on vacation! Free parking- quick access to this quirky place. Took three kids (9, 11, 13) and we were in and out in less than 20 minutes- but will never forget this little gem. Highly recommended- a funny stop worth taking! And holy cow, there are lots of shakers!

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Trussville, Alabama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This little place has over 20,000 salt and pepper shakers which were collected by the mother of the fellow who runs the place. We saw the museum near our rental so stopped in to check it out. The massive collection is amazing, everything from animals to tv characters to the Beatles! You can walk through in 10-15 minutes or stay... More

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