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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... more info  map

  • Putt-Putt Fun Center
    3763 Martinez Boulevard, Martinez, GA 30907
    706-868-0083, Miniature golf, lazer tag, batting cages, arcade, bumper boats, the Buster Zone, and more. more info

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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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. more info  map

  • 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:... more info  map

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... more info  map

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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

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... more info  map

  

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