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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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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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Shake IT UP Baby

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
BeachguyWalt
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Safety Harbor, Florida
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London, Kentucky
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30 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

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Safety Harbor, Florida
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Thank BeachguyWalt
Palos Hills, Illinois
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Thank drose07
DFW, Texas
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Thank monte54
Tatum, Texas
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and i stopped by here while we was in town and did the tour. i was surprised that there was so many salt and pepper shaker there

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Thank michaelgood1977
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Something I've never seen before. Great place to visit when you come to Gatlinburg Very interesting.

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Thank dadaman95
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thought this was the dumbest place on Earth.With all the cool attractions,why go to a salt n pepper museum,right? BUT it turned out to be great!Nice thing to do to have a relaxing start or finish to your day!Clean business and affordable! Actually was fun and I changed my mind real quick about going here :)

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Thank KaciSuperMom
Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Neat place. Admission is only $3 and you can use that towards a purchase of a salt and pepper shaker at the end. The variety and scope (20,000+ S&P shakers) of the collection is a sight to behold. Fun way to spend 30-45 minutes.

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Thank r h
Piqua, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

A next rainy day activity, i have a collection of my own but this was magnificent. It was also cool to see the article about the owner hiking the AT.

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Alva, Florida, United States
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Quick walk through after breakfast. My kids ages 7,5&2 loved it! It is $3 to get in and takes 15mins to walk through. A really remarkable collection. Kids talked about it all day.

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