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The Laurel and Hardy Museum of Harlem, Georgia

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Address: 250 N Louisville St, Harlem, GA 30814-6012
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+1 706-556-0401
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The Laurel and Hardy Museum of Harlem, Georgia opened in 2002 and is the...

The Laurel and Hardy Museum of Harlem, Georgia opened in 2002 and is the ONLY museum in the United States dedicated to comedians Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Harlem, Georgia is the birthplace of Oliver Hardy. Admission is free, and visitors can see a variety of Laurel and Hardy memorabilia, view their favorite Laurel and Hardy films, and purchase souvenirs. The museum is open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m to 4 p.m., Wednesday from 1pm until 4pm. RESERVATIONS FOR GROUP TOURS ARE SUGGESTED AND WILL BE REQUESTED BY CALLING THE MUSEUM DIRECTLY. Admission is FREE and DONATIONS appreciated!

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We made a road trip to visit the museum for my brothers 55th birthday all the way from Central Florida. It was well worth the trip. Tons of memorabilia and a fascinating Place... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We made a road trip to visit the museum for my brothers 55th birthday all the way from Central Florida. It was well worth the trip. Tons of memorabilia and a fascinating Place. Linda is the most wonderful tour guide. We will visit again one day.

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Boonville, Indiana, United States
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped at the Laurel and Hardy Museum on a Tuesday morning, but it was closed. We found a card on the door with the phone #706-556-1419. A nice lady answered and invited us to drive a few blocks to the "Ollie Also & Stanie Too Fine Mess Old Car Museum". She was waiting in the drive to wave us in.... More 

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Grovetown, Georgia
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

The museum is full of artifacts and staffed by some of the loveliest people you will ever meet. Very well versed in the history of both Laurel and Hardy and hometown Harlem

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2 Thank Kim A
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Cannot recommend enough about this place and if you're a fan of Laurel & Hardy, then you must visit this place and even if you're not or haven't seen much of their work or don't know too much about them, then it's still worth making the detour to visit the museum and the town of Harlem

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3 Thank Terry S
Belfast
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Lots of memorabilia which are displayed all over, great to go watch a short movie or two from the boys. The festival on the first Saturday in October is great and you need to see the wooden cars that are hand made, just ask the curator. Not to be missed

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3 Thank carolinesS3803EQ
Augusta, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

The Laurel and Hardy Museum located in Oliver Hardy's home town of Harlem GA is a cozy space that is jam packed with memorabilia. It has multiple full-sized statues which provide plenty of photo opportunities. I visited during the annual Laurel and Hardy Festival which really adds to the experience. Definitely recommend this as destination spot for the festival or... More 

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Georgia
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a fantastic collection of Laurel and Hardy memory makers. It is well displayed and enjoyable to look at. The films are hilarious.

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2 Thank betsythompson
Washington, DC
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

I came across the museum while I was in Georgia for a wedding. There were signs on the highway advertising the museum so I decided to check it out. It resides in the old post office building in Harlem, Ga. It is run by volunteers. There are so many items about Laurel and Hardy, it is amazing! There is even... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had planned to visit for over a year-- And we were not disappointed. It's a typical, tiny museum for someone (pair of someones) who is loved and treasured by the founders and keepers. Laurel and Hardy movies (excellent quality) were played continuously- and great entertainment. (It's all free too) the museum was filled with L&H items which had been... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

If you're in the area of Harlem, Georgia, this is a great little side trip and visit. The Laurel and Hardy Museum is a tiny place but gigantic with memorabilia, artifacts and a small but quaint viewing room to watch Lauren and Hardy movies and shorts during the hours of operation. It was just a great visit. If you, as... More 

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