Cooter's Place

4.5386 Votes Currently Open [Closes at 09:00 pm]
  • Address: 542 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738 United States
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-6158728358
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Golf Course, Entertainment, Performance, Stage Show, Market, Family And Kids

Bo Duke and Luke Duke are in trouble again. They are in their customized 1969 Dodge Charger and the sheriff is chasing them. They have to leave Hazzard town.

Corrupt county commissioner Jefferson Davis "Boss" Hogg, is always angry with the brothers. They foil his crooked scams so he wants them out of the picture. So where should Bo and Luke hide? Why not at Cooter’s Place, everyone loves them there!

Welcome to Cooter’s Place, the nerve centre of Hazzard Nation, and all things Hazzard. You’ll find many Dukes merchandise, and appearance timetables for Ben Jones and other Dukes of Hazzard cast members. They have Dukes News, autographed gifts, music and fun.

Ben Jones and his wife, Alma Viator, are the proprietors of “Cooter’s Place,” the “Dukes of Hazzard” museum. They also founded “Dukesfest ” a huge annual gathering of “Dukes” fans. They reside in a frontier log home built before the American Revolution in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Ben Jones is also a writer, contributing opinion pieces and columns to newspapers and magazines. He is also a singer and his band is called Cooter’s Garage Band. His life story has been profiled in The New York Times, People Magazine, and Life Magazine.

There store features Pictures, Props, Costumes, and Memorabilia from the beloved hit television show. They have a new location with Indoor Duke’s Themed Go-Karts and the Hazzard Country Club 18-hole Mini-Golf Course. Their General Store have T-shirts, Hats, Toys, and Dixie Air horns. Ben is always happy to autograph what you purchase. You can shop online as well but allow 2 weeks for autographed items to be shipped.

The High Definition Prime-Time CMT presents “The Dukes of Hazzard” as a brand new show. It is still a hit as with the old show because it ensures family fun. They are also available on Facebook. Spread the word. The Dukes are back and looking real good!

Cooter's Place Travel Tips

  • Entry is free.
  • The museum is packed with items.
  • Few items you can touch, as most are behind glass or roped off, as is the case with the vehicles.
  • Some iconic vehicles sit outside like General Lee, so feel free to snap pictures. For a fee, you can even sit in it.
  • Check in on your Yelp app and get 10% off your purchase in the gift shop.
  • They have a vending machine on site.
  • They have discounts and family packages, check online.
  • They have requirements for the go-kart, so check online.

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  • Cooter's Place Address: 542 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738 United States
  • Cooter's Place Contact Number: +1-6158728358
  • Cooter's Place Timing: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Cooter's Place(preferred time): 10:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Cooter's Place: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 17.55% of people who visit Gatlinburg include Cooter's Place in their plan

  • 40% of people start their Cooter's Place visit around 5 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Cooter's Place

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

60% of people prefer walking in order to reach Cooter's Place

People normally club together Blaine's Grill & Bar and Days Inn Gatlinburg On The River while planning their visit to Cooter's Place.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Cooter's Place Reviews & Ratings

  • Great shop! My husband has been wanting to visit this shop for years and D did a great job talking about the car and showing us around! So happy we were able to experience it!

  • My husband is absolutely in loved with the dukes of hazards so once we heard about this place it was a must do attraction! We came in 2 or 3 times while visiting and the staff were nice. Small museum but loved that they had the car in the garage and the go-karts and mini golf! 😊

  • There was lots of Dukes of Hazzard memorabilia there, which I'm sure is of interest to someone. We stopped there to ride the go carts. The track is fairly small but was inside and much cooler than the 94° weather outside. There were several carts to choose from.

  • Great store! Great People! They are moving to Pigeon Forge in September. We visited both locations. Perfect for any Dukes Of Hazzard fans.

  • Very disappointing. I had to pay $5 just to take a picture of the general Lee. Then I had to pay an additional $5 just to sit in the general Lee that is $10 just to enjoy the general Lee. I think that it should be free to take a picture of the general Lee and to sit inside. I thought that this would be an awesome place but it is not. And even though online it says that there is a go cart track and a mini golf course there is not. That would be false advertising.

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