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Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum

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Address: Winery Square, 461 Brookside Village Way, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Phone Number: +1 865-430-5515
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: The collection consists of more than 20,000 Salt and Pepper Shakers from...
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!
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Nice place to slow down.

Wife wanted to go, me not so much. Glad I did. Great place to chill out & reflect on the past. Saw some shakers we had as a kid. We both enjoyed it & the wife even bought some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Jimmy H
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wife wanted to go, me not so much. Glad I did. Great place to chill out & reflect on the past. Saw some shakers we had as a kid. We both enjoyed it & the wife even bought some Giraffe shakers for herself at the end. Best 3 bucks I've spent in a while.

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Panama City, Florida, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

It was something definitely different, only one in the world and its cheap to get into, defintely worth going too!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We really wanted to visit while we were in Gatlinburg but everytime we went it was closed. We wanted to take our mom here cause she love salt and pepper shakers she has over 100 herself. Hopefully next time we can catch them open

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

I am 15 and I thought it was a nice little museum with a lot of cool shakers. It was kind of nice to have a cool down from the other things in Gatlinburg.

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Helena, AL
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Looking for something different and unique to see while on vacation? Check this out! 20,000 plus salt and pepper shakers in one location. I never knew there were so many! They're artfully arranged behind glass (no kids breaking anything!) and you can see almost every single piece well. There was a section with a flickering fluorescent light that I hope... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Spotted this little place while driving around town and the name caught our eye. Would have never though of visiting a Salt and Pepper Museum but very glad we decided to go inside. The museum is like a $3 charge per person and the gentleman running the museum told us the collection started with his mothers own collection. It has... More 

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I couldn't even count the number of shakers in one room there were so many! If you love lots of colors and small intricate designs, this is a good stop for you.

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Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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86 reviews 86 reviews
44 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Think you have a lot of S&P shakers? You haven't seen anything. This small museum is a real fun diversion on a rainy day or if the legs are just not up to a longer trek.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I went here to get a salt and pepper shaker for my sister (she collects/thinks their cute). It is $3 a person to walk through the museum, but that is a small price to see one woman's life long collection. They also take off $3 for each salt and pepper set you buy at the end. I bought two so... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Walked in and saw it was really a Salt n Pepper Shaker museum. I thought I walked into a weird dimension or something when I realized there was someone talking to me. The gentleman behind the counter was saying "Welcome" but was also shaking me down for 3$. Thought I was dreaming at first. Would someone really pay to see... More 

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