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Historic Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel

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Worth the visit

My dad and I drove two hours to visit tunnel hill for his birthday and we both thoroughly enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FHW_89
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Hidden Gem

On a side trip to Dalton, a docent at the visitor center recommended we see the “Tunnel”. Just a... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Leland M
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Sarasota, Florida
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215 Clisby Austin Rd, Tunnel Hill, GA 30755-9335
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My dad and I drove two hours to visit tunnel hill for his birthday and we both thoroughly enjoyed. The tunnel, museum, and house were certainly interesting, but what made it all come alive was the excellent job our tour guide, Matt, did in explaining...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

On a side trip to Dalton, a docent at the visitor center recommended we see the “Tunnel”. Just a short drive from downtown, but well worth the effort. In the main building you’ll find the heritage museum which has a small but nice display of...More

Thank Leland M
Reviewed 24 February 2018

What a hidden treasure! I have driven I-75 for years and never stopped to visit this great historic site until now. The museum had a lot to offer Civil War and history buffs and I loved the self-guided cell phone narratives. I learned a lot....More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Civil War History is right down my alley. This is an amazing tunnel. The museum is also very interesting. Please take time to visit and explore before the liberals deem it offensive.

Thank GloryB777
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The museum is small, but has some interesting pieces and a cell phone tour. We were able to tour the general store, Clisby Austin house, and the tunnel through a great deal we purchased on Groupon. The tunnel tour (via golf cart) was the most...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The tunnel and the story are interesting. The house and the general store I have seen before. The main problem is that they need more help. Two people to run the museum and give tours. We waited a half hour for someone to come back...More

Thank momo451
Reviewed 4 August 2017

If you love history, this is a must see. The museum contains many interesting artifacts and explanation of an important historical event: the great locomotive chase and Sherman's March to the Sea. Tour guide did excellent job explaining the history.

Thank _lattakaye
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Judy was an excellent tour guide! Getting to go thru the tunnel and hear all the amazing stories was very cool. Even saw a tiny snake on our tour! Definitely recommend doing the combo deal for $10 and you get to see everything!

Thank Tina K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Very informative. We learned a lot. A great place to learn about history. Can't wait to take our family members.

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I used a Groupon to take this tour and got a great deal for 6 of us. Ron was our tour guide and on top of giving us tons of interesting stories and information, he was pretty hilarious. We went on a weekday when it...More

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Response from Teresa B | Reviewed this property |
Note: You don't HAVE to pay for a tour of the tunnel. If you stop at the visitor center, and tell them you want to visit the tunnel by yourself, they will give you a print out of the "script" the tour guides do. (I think... More
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Shannon E
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Response from Vicki A | Reviewed this property |
We took the cart out to through the tunnel. It cost a couple of dollars extra but not that much. Well worth the ride. Our 'tour guide' was very knowledgable and we very much felt the extra couple of bucks were worth it... More
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