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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee: Cooter's Place

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Address:
177 E. Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN
Directions:
At Parkway stoplight 3, turn east onto Wears Valley Rd. Drive across the little bridge, then immediately turn left into the shopping plaza. You'll see the General Lee car straight ahead, at the back of the plaza.
Hours:
Daily 9-7 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
865-429-7099
RA Rates:
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Cooter's Place.

Cooter's Place

Created by Dukes of Hazzard actor Ben Jones (Cooter). Features an original General Lee car from the TV series, photo-ops, lots of old Dukes toys, and a few rare relics, such as a signed pair of Daisy Dukes' shorts.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [09/17/2023]

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Cooter's Place

The General Lee sits outside so you can see it free.

[Ohio Ref, 03/10/2024]

Cooter's.

Dukes of Hazzard Mini-Museum

The museum (officially called Cooter's Place), has moved from Gatlinburg to 177 E. Wears Valley Road in Pigeon Forge.

[Corey Fields, 07/23/2020]

Dukes of Hazzard General Lee.

Dukes of Hazzard Mini-Museum

The Dukes of Hazzard Mini-Museum is now free to go in. You pay extra for the mini golf, go karts, or to get your picture taken sitting in the General Lee. Also has a gift shop with lots of Dukes of Hazzard goods.

[Sarah & Tom, 08/13/2011]
Cooter's Place - Dukes of Hazzard

As we drove into Gatlinburg and neared the site of Cooter's Garage, I noticed the place had been leveled and the lot cleared for new construction. My heart was broken, thinking Cooter's Place was gone. After driving into town a little further, we were relieved to see Cooter had just moved down the road.

Cooter's Place has moved further into Gatlinburg and into a larger building. Now Cooter has Go Carts and Miniature Golf to go along with them Duke Boys and all the Dukes of Hazzard memorabilia. When we were there, so was Rick Hurst (Deputy Cletus Hogg). I wish I could have gotten Cletus to chase me in a go-cart. Maybe next time, Deputy. Cooter's Place Gatlinburg:542 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738. Phone (865) 430-9909.

[amcnutt, 06/27/2009]

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