Sqautchers and skeptics, welcome to Expedition: Bigfoot! — The Sasquatch Museum in Blue Ridge, Georgia. Yep, the North Georgia Appalachian Mountains have their fair share of bigfoot sightings. Naturally, an entire museum dedicated to this big, fluffy guy was in order. Opened in 2016 by owner David Bakara, a proud member of the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization, and his wife, Malinda, Expedition: Bigfoot! has become a local staple.
Whether you’re a hardcore bigfoot fan or are just curious to see the mysterious museum finds, this bigfoot museum in Blue Ridge, GA, just outside of Cherry Log and not far from Ellijay, is a fun family attraction to add to your Blue Ridge Mountain vacation!
Inside the Museum
Stroll through Expedition: Bigfoot! The Sasquatch Museum on a self-guided tour that ranges from 45 minutes to an hour while checking out bigfoot artifacts and the latest sasquatch research. This 4,000-square-foot bigfoot museum in Blue Ridge features life-size exhibits, sketches, a variety of interactives, sighting maps, photos, hair samples, a sound base where you can listen to bigfoot recordings, and the Sasquatch Theater. There are even donations on display by renowned yeti researcher Tom Slick.
Not to mention, you’ll see the nation’s largest permanent collection of footprint casts plus the world’s only bigfoot research and tech vehicle on display! Whether your Himalayan yeti or Florida skunk ape beliefs are confirmed or you still consider bigfoot to be a mythical creature after touring the museum, it’s definitely a neat roadside attraction to explore with friends and family.
Can I take photos? Absolutely! Only full museum video tours are not allowed without explicit permission by Expedition: Bigfoot.
Research & Reporting Center
The Blue Ridge bigfoot museum doubles as a research and reporting center. So, if you’ve had a personal bigfoot encounter or experienced an unexplained sasquatch event, let the staff know. Rest assured all information is confidential; names and locations are not shared without witness permission. Contact info is below! You can also do a little digging in the Bigfoot Reference Library.
Squatching souvenirs to remember your bigfoot journey in Blue Ridge are a must! The gift shop at Expedition: Bigfoot! offers an array of items to suit all ages.
- Bigfoot signs
- Bigfoot plushies
- And more!
Things to Note
- While the museum is mostly handicap accessible, please be aware of a small bump at the front door. Rest assured the entire museum is on one level, so mobility won’t be such a hassle.
- Service animals are allowed inside the museum; pets are not allowed. However, there is a free kennel service on the covered porch. Just ask the ticket counter staff when you arrive.
- Strollers are allowed inside the museum. Bathrooms include diaper changing stations as well.
Adults (13+) — $8
Children (5-12) — $6
Children (under 5) — FREE
Active Military — FREE with ID
On-site parking is FREE!
Open daily! (minus Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s)
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (last admission at 4:30 p.m.)
Expedition: Bigfoot! The Sasquatch Museum
1934 Highway 515
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Where to Stay
Considering taking a road trip to visit the bigfoot museum in North Georgia? Opt to stay with Georgia Cabins for YOU for the full Blue Ridge Mountain experience. With cabin rentals in Blue Ridge and neighboring Ellijay, you’ll be minutes from Expedition: Bigfoot! The Sasquatch Museum plus more attractions, boutiques, wineries, orchards, and restaurants in the area.
At your cozy cabin, soak in the steamy hot tub, watch out for bigfoot from the rockers while sipping local moonshine, and play yard games. For more fun, play arcade games or shoot pool in the game room or pop in a Blu-ray/DVD to watch on the big screen TV for movie night in the mountains. You can cook in the full kitchen, fire up the grill for a cookout, read by a crackling fireplace, tap into the free Wi-Fi, and snooze in a plush king suite! And we’re just getting started…
Plan to visit the bigfoot museum in Blue Ridge, GA, and book your cabin stay online or at 1.800.580.5524 today.