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Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum

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Address: Winery Square, 461 Brookside Village Way, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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+1 865-430-5515
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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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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Unusual attraction!

I loved seeing all the different kinds of salt and paper paraphernalia. I like that it is organized into different themes. Worth a look!

Reviewed yesterday
Becca C
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I loved seeing all the different kinds of salt and paper paraphernalia. I like that it is organized into different themes. Worth a look!

Thank Becca C
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62 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheap and quick stop, fun on a rainy day. The tour is quick maybe 10-15 minutes and it is a cute little place. A must see while vacationing in the Mountains.

1 Thank Tara H
Thomaston, Georgia, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to spend an hour away from the hustle and bustle of Gatlinburg. Very friendly and beautifully displayed.

Thank Elizabeth B
Easley, South Carolina
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small museum but the man running the place was very nice. One of the most unique things to go see in Gatlinburg. We took our children and the shakers were all behind glass so we had no problems with our children touching the shakers. There were so many shakers to look at that we could been there... More 

Thank Sarah C
Bordentown, New Jersey
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful distraction from the insanity of Gatlinburg's main strip. This cute collection reflects a lifetime of work and the passion of an unusual obsession fused with a kitschy tourist attraction. Great work!

1 Thank neurohr-pierpaoli
Greenville, Michigan, Usa
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

When we arrived there was a note on the door with a phone number to call so we could enter. Just another piece of the unique experience. We called and while we were waiting (about 5 minutes) more people came. We explained that we had called so they waited too. By the time the 5 minutes was up there were... More 

1 Thank Cynthia P
London, Kentucky
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31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I have wanted to go to this museum for a long time, and finally got the chance to go this past week. When we arrived, we were told it was too close to closing time (2 p.m.??) and we could not come in. The woman at the door was quite unfriendly, and definitely discouraged any further desire to visit. There... More 

2 Thank Sherri S
Safety Harbor, Florida
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I am a sucker for quirky roadside attractions like this. More than 20,000 salt and pepper shakers - but we didn't try to count them. Only $3 admission and you can apply that to the cost of a set to take home (cheapest sets available are about $12.95). They got some shakers that run up over $50...What would you pay... More 

3 Thank BeachguyWalt
Palos Hills, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My son and I enjoyed this little museum. Very surprised by how much we enjoyed it. They have very nice souvenirs to purchase as well.

Thank drose07
DFW, Texas
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

A trip down memory lane. So many shakers, both to look at and to buy. The lady who worked there was very friendly. I highly recommend this place.

Thank monte54

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