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Top Five Most Unique Museum Attractions in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg

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May 27, 2013

The Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum

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The only one in the world. The Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum is one of the most unique museum attractions in Pigeon Forge. This museum houses over 20,000 salt and pepper shaker sets from around the world. This museum attraction in Pigeon Forge also showcases the largest Pepper Mill collection. The admission to the museum is $3 for adults, and goes towards the purchase of a shaker set from the museum’s gift shop. Admission is free for children 12-years-old and younger.

Cooter’s Place

For all of you Duke of Hazzard fans, Cooter’s Place museum attraction in Gatlinburg is the place for you. Known as the headquarters of Hazzard Nation, Cooter’s Place will remind you of all your favorite memories from Hazzard County. Unlike other museum attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Cooter’s Place has an indoor go kart course and indoor mini golf course.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not

One of the better known museum attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Ripley’s Believe It or Not museum in Gatlinburg, TN, showcases some of the world’s greatest oddities including amazing artists, weird animals, strange places and customs, and weird true facts. Good thing Ripley’s museum attraction in Gatlinburg is open 365 days a year because parts of the collection must be seen to be believed. Don’t believe us? Check it out for yourself!

Guinness World Records

An extension of the unique oddities brought to East Tennessee by Ripley’s, the Guinness World Records Museum attraction in Gatlinburg features stunts performed by humans and animals that would otherwise be unimaginable. Inspired by the famous book published yearly, the Guinness World Records museum attraction in Gatlinburg includes detailed displays, interactive games and trivia all rolled into hundreds of unbelievable exhibits. Admission is $9.99 plus tax for adults ages 12 and up, $7.99 plus tax for children ages 3-11, and free for children ages 2 and under.

Hollywood Wax Museum

Spend the day hanging out with some of your favorite Hollywood characters at the Hollywood Wax Museum attraction in Pigeon Forge. The cast of characters that can be seen here include Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones from Men in Black, Anne Hathaway from Princess Diaries, and the queen of country music herself Dolly Parton. Guests to the museum attraction in Pigeon Forge are encouraged to bring their cameras and pose with the wax replicas of their favorite actors and actresses. Visitors to the museum also have the option of purchasing bundle packages with the museum’s Castle of Chaos and Maze of Mirrors attractions.

Curious about other unique museum attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN? Check out our list of attractions in Gatlinburg under the ‘The Area’ tab on our website. There you can also purchase your tickets to these great museum attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg so you don’t have to worry about a long line at the door!

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