The Burt Reynolds Museum

Posted by TrailerHits on Oct. 17, 2008

The Burt Reynolds and Friends Museum in Jupiter, Florida is located near his boyhood home and features a lifesize Reynolds cutout that looks so much like the actor that you might ask it for an autograph. The museum is filled with awards that Reynolds won, including his six consecutive Favorite Male Motion Picture Actor awards he collected from 1979- 1984. Memorabilia from his films litters the museum, including the unlucky canoe from “Deliverance,” and Burt's automotive costar from “Smokey and the Bandit.” Posters from all of Reynold's over one hundred films and pictures of Burt with his famous friends line the walls. Reynolds himself helped design the museum, which is housed in a former bank, and according to legend, he even hung many of the pictures and posters himself. The museum's gift shop features enough Burt related schwag to satisfy even the biggest “Cannonball Run” fan. And who knows, maybe you'll get lucky one day and run into the man himself. (Sighs.) A girl can dream, right? I’m ...

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