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Uncle Remus Museum

Highway 441, Turner Park, Eatonton, GA
+1 706-485-6856
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Very interesting place to vist.

This is a small log cabin very close to downtown Eatonton. It is packed full of books and... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
cabinqueen
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Ellijay, GA
Road by it for a Years, finally went inside!

I have passed by this museum for years, this weekend I finally went inside. This was quite... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
OconeeGal9
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Greensboro
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Highway 441, Turner Park, Eatonton, GA
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a small log cabin very close to downtown Eatonton. It is packed full of books and memorabelia. The Docents are very entertaining and full of great information. It is a great view into how things were done so many years ago.

Thank cabinqueen
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I have passed by this museum for years, this weekend I finally went inside. This was quite surprisingly a neat little stop. It has really turned into a real museum, instead of just a building. What made it best was the museum curator, who was...More

Thank OconeeGal9
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I guess kids today do not get to read Uncle Remus stories any more. This presentation was very well done....

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Best $5 admission ticket ! So worth about an hr of time. Covers the life of Joel Chandler Harris' from teenager in Eatonton to a writer for the Atalanta Constitution. For the literary or history curious. Not a place for small children.

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 14 July 2017

These stories were read to us when I was in elementary school. Had no idea there was a museum about it. Saw the signs and decided to stop. So glad we did. this was a part of our childhood. 'Brer Rabbit and all the others....More

Thank happysmoke
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I was not aware of the background of where these unique stories came from. It is a fascinating reflection of pre-civil war days culture. Hopefully Virginia is there to help tell the story to you.

Thank edbatizu
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Georgia brings Uncle Remus alive for young and old alike. She is so good that I would recommend scheduling a visit around her. The recent addition of the carvings take the museum to whole new level. Stop by today and plan to spend 2-3 hours.

Thank sustead
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Very nice to get out and explore a little history and be enriched on the time and life of Joel Chandler Harris.

Thank jcgal74
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were welcomed by a docent named "Georgia" who pointed out that her mother was named "Virginia". Quickly we came to realize that Georgia was as much an attraction as the museum itself. She spun her own tales of growing up in Eatonton, Ga. and...More

2  Thank SkipJAtlanta
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

A little hesitant to go to such a small museum, but our efforts were well rewarded with a wonderful interpreter named Georgia who answered all of our questions plus some, and gave a wonderful interpretation of uncle Remus and the men behind the stories. The...More

Thank Janet B
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