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Uncle Remus Museum

Highway 441, Turner Park, Eatonton, GA
+1 706-485-6856
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Enriching

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

Reviewed 17 April 2017
jcgal74
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Macon, Georgia
Docent is as much an attraction as the museum

We were welcomed by a docent named "Georgia" who pointed out that her mother was named "Virginia... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
SkipJAtlanta
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Atlanta
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Highway 441, Turner Park, Eatonton, GA
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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

1  Thank SkipJAtlanta
Reviewed 26 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
Reviewed 19 March 2017

What a charming little museum this is! Housed on the property of Joseph Turner, the little boy in the Uncle Remus Tales. The museum is actually a log cabin that has been created by putting together 3 former slave cabins. The shadow boxes that highlight...More

1  Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My husband and I decided to visit this museum when we were in the area. I never read Uncle Remus stories as a child, but certainly knew about them. The museum is in three old log cabin buildings; the real thing, not replicas. The docent...More

1  Thank BonnieT
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

A collection of (3) cabins going back to 1789 have been utilized to make the museum. Amazing design work of huge beams. Docent does great job explaining displays that deal with early American every day life as well as a fine collection of Joel Chandler...More

Thank rolsto314
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We stumbled onto the Uncle Remus Museum by accident. We saw it as an attraction when we moved to Milledgeville, but hadn't made it there yet. Then we were in Eatonton looking for the post office, saw the museum, and decided to stop in. The...More

3  Thank desperatelyma
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

If you like history, this is a great place to go. Good displays. Helps you understand how things WERE.

Thank Ritchaso
Reviewed 5 December 2016

What charming little museum and a wealth of information from the $5 tour. Ms Georgia Smith gives a very lively talk about Joel Chandler Harris, life in Eatonton mid 1800s, and the characters or I should say critters and Uncle Remus. Really worth a visit...More

Thank m0m0fnine
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Stopped here on the way to Atlanta, and I must say it was entertaining. The lady working was very knowledgeable about Mr. Harris's history and told a wonderful story about his life. Take the tour, there are alot of artifacts from way back when.

Thank Michael S
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