Augusta, Georgia

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Augusta, Georgia, USA

Attractions in Augusta, Georgia

Amusements

  • Gaming Cave, The

    Troop Area Building 25711
    Fort Gordon, GA 30907
    706-955-1155
    The Gaming Cave is a Video Gaming center with Alienware computers, XBOX 360's and PS2's. They have over 150 games to choose from! The Gaming Cave hosts regular tournaments, bachelor parties, birthday...
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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson, The

    419 Seventh Street
    Augusta, GA 30901
    706-722-9828
    Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, this house as the boyhood home of Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States, who lived here with his family for nearly 13 years from...
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  • Enterprise Mill

    1450 Greene Street
    Augusta, GA 30901
    Located Adjacent to the Augusta Canal
    706-262-4001
    Originally built as a flour and later textile mill, this vast historic building gives visitors a unique view of the past. TArtifacts from her days as a factory are scattered throughout the corridors...
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  • Ezekiel Harris House

    1822 Broad Street
    Augusta, GA 30904
    706-722-8454
    Built by tobacco merchant Ezekiel Harris when tobacco was a primary cash crop in Georgia, this Federal style house is the second oldest structure in Augusta and an outstanding example of...
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  • Meadow Garden House Museum

    1320 Independence Drive
    Augusta, GA 30901
    706-724-4174
    The oldest documented house in Augusta and the oldest house museum in Georgia, this historic farm houses was the home of George Walton, one of Georgia's signers of the Declaration of Independence.
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  • Old Government House

    432 Telfair Street
    Augusta, GA 30901
    706-821-1812
    Designed to serve as the center for Richmond County Government, this building has also served as a site for city government and has been the home of a number of esteemed Augusta families. The...
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  • Old Medical College of Georgia, The

    598 Telfair Street
    Augusta, GA 30901
    706-724-2627
    Serving as the first medical school in Georgia until 1911 when the college moved to Harper Street, this college was designed in Greek Revival style by nationally known architect Charles B. Cluskey...
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  • Sacred Heart Cultural Center

    1301 Greene Street
    Augusta, GA 30901
    706-826-4700
    An architectural wonder, this building was constructed using 15 different brick designs, more than any other building in the entire world. The building features Romanesque Revival architectural...
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Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Augusta Canal

    1450 Greene Street, Suite 400
    Augusta, GA 30907
    706-823-0440
    The nation's only industrial power canal still in use for its original purpose, this 19th century canal is located at the fall-line between the coastal plain and piedmont plateau and is over 11 miles...
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  • Cedar Grove Cemetery

    120 Watkins Street
    Augusta, GA 30901
    706-821-1748
    Rich in history, this cemetery is historic burial ground for area African Americans, both slaves and free blacks, with many of the graves being unmarked. The oldest marked grave to be found in the...
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  • Confederate Monument

    Located in Center of Broad Street's 700 Block
    706-823-6600
    One of the first and the most impressive Confederate monuments dedicated in the South, the base of this 72 foot monument is granite and the shaft and fine figures are Carrara marble. The four...
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  • Confederate Powderworks

    1717 Goodrich Street
    Augusta, GA 30904
    706-724-0436
    Home of the last standing permanent structure built by the confederacy, this company supplied most of the gunpowder for Confederate troops and was the only structure every built by the C.S.A. A...
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  • Haunted Pillar

    Located at Fifth at Broad Street
    706-724-0436
    Legend has it that when a cyclone leveled the Lower City Market, this is the only the pillar that remained and an itinerant preacher implied that anyone daring to touch the pillar would meet instant...
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  • Magnolia Cemetery

    702 Third Street
    Augusta, GA 30901
    706-821-1746
    This 60 acre cemetery is the resting place for more than 500 Confederate soldiers and seven generals, as well as notable people from the Civil War period.
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  • Signers Monument

    Located in the Middle of Greene Street
    706-724-0436
    Augusta's most unique grave, this monument has a plaque which reads "This monument is dedicated to the three Georgians who signed the Declaration of Independence: Walton, Hall, and Gwinnett." Buried...
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Libraries & Research Centers

  • Augusta Public Library

    2260 Walton Way
    Augusta, GA 30904
    706-736-6244
    Located in a circa 1830 pre-Civil War era home, this public library branch serves the historic Summerville neighborhood and offers a wide range of books, services, and programs for both adults and...
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Museums & Galleries

  • Augusta Museum of History

    560 Reynolds Street
    Augusta, GA 30901
    706-722-8454
    There are 23 permanent galleries filled with award-winning exhibits on Augusta's history including Revolutionary and Civil War weapons and uniforms, Native American culture, and local history. They...
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  • Georgia Golf Hall of Fame and Botanical Gardens

    One Eleventh Street
    Augusta, GA 30706
    The Georgia Golf Hall of Fame was created in 1982. Encompassing approximately 17 acres along the banks of the Savannah River along Reynolds Street, this beautiful attraction includes eight acres of...
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  • Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art

    506 Telfair Street
    Augusta, GA 30901
    706-722-2495
    The Central Savannah River Area's only independent nonprofit visual art school and gallery, this institute showcases regional and Southeastern contemporary art and features a rich calendar of...
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  • Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History

    1116 Phillips Street
    Augusta, GA 30901
    Located In The Historical Laney Walker District
    706-724-3576
    From the era of slavery and America’s Civil War through Jim Crow’s Reconstruction, World War I and the Great Depression, Lucy Craft Laney built a legacy of visionary leadership through community...
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  • Morris Museum of Art

    One Tenth Street
    Augusta, GA 30901
    706-724-7501
    Two centuries of Southern art are represented in this museum which is designed like a private home and is one of the South's finest art museums. More than a dozen galleries devoted to the art and...
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Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Phinizy Swamp Nature Park

    1858 Lock & Dam Road
    Augusta, GA 30906
    706-828-2109
    Don’t miss over 1,000 acres of pristine wetlands, swamps, nature trails, boardwalks, and observation decks to observe blue heron, otter, egret, and elusive alligator in their natural setting. ...
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  • Springfield Village Park

    114 Twelfth & Reynolds Street
    Augusta, GA 30901
    706-724-1056
    This park celebrates the legacy and aspirations of the oldest Black church in the United States, the historic Springfield Baptist Church, and provides a landscaped setting for two important...
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Science & Technology

  • National Science Center's Fort Discovery

    One Seventh Street
    Augusta, GA 30901
    855-719-0833
    Discover the fun of hands-on science! The National Science Center's Fort Discovery is located on the scenic Riverwalk in downtown Augusta. This 128,000 square-foot family-oriented math and science...
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