Columbus, Georgia

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Columbus, Georgia, USA

Attractions in Columbus, Georgia


  • Carmike Cinemas
    1683 Whittlesey Road, Columbus, GA 31909
    Located at Bradley Park
    706-321-8286, A state-of-the-art entertainment facility which offers ten movie theaters and over 100 video and entertainment games. more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Log Cabin, The
    708 1/2 Broadway, Columbus, GA 31906
    706-323-7979, Considered to be the oldest structure in Muscogee County, this two century year old cabin is a great example of a dwelling used by traders in the early 1800's prior to... more info  map

  • Pemberton House, The
    11 Seventh Street, Columbus, GA 31901
    706-322-0756, This simple four room Greek Revival cottage was the home of Dr. John Stith Pemberton and his family until 1860. Dr. Pemberton, who was a pharmacist in Columbus and... more info  map

  • Walkers-Peters-Langdon House
    716 Broadway, Columbus, GA 31906
    706-322-0756, A simple Federal style cottage that is considered the oldest house in the original city and believed to be a prefabricated house. The original kitchen is located in the... more info  map

  • Woodruff Farm House
    708 Broadway, Columbus, GA 31906
    706-323-7979, Now housing the offices of Historic Columbus Foundation's Riverfest Weekend and Heritage Tours, this double pen structure house, a house that has two front doors, also... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Leopold Disaster Monument
    Located at Sacrifice Field in Fort Benning
    706-322-1613, This is a monument honoring those who died in the SS Leopold Disaster. more info  map

  • Little White House
    401 Little White House Road, Columbus, GA 31830
    Located in Warm Springs
    706-655-5870, Franklin Delano Roosevelt built this house while he was Governor of New York and the house and furnishings have been carefully preserved very much as Roosevelt left them... more info  map

  • Westville
    P.O. Box 1850, Columbus, GA 31815
    Located on South Mulberry Street in Lumpkin
    912-838-6310, A living history museum which depicts an 1850 Georgia village and features over 30 authentically furnished pre-Civil War buildings including workshops, churches, homes,... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Columbus Museum, The
    1251 Wynnton Road, Columbus, GA 30382
    706-649-0713, The second largest art museum in Georgia and one of the largest in the Southeast, this museum contains a rich collection of regional history artifacts and American art... more info  map

  • National Infantry Museum
    101 Fourth Avenue, Columbus, GA 31905
    Located in Fort Benning
    706-545-2958, The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center opened in 2009 with one mission: to honor Soldiers, both past and present. This state-of-the-art facility tells the story... more info  map

  • National Infantry Museum & Soldier Center
    1775 Legacy Way, Columbus, GA 31903
    706-685-5800, Featuring over 200-years of military history, the National Infantry Museum & Soldier Center takes you back in time through memorabilia, exhibits, and more. more info  map

  • Port Columbus Civil War Naval Center
    1002 Victory Drive, Columbus, GA 31901
    Located in South Commons near the Civic Center
    706-327-9798, A wide variety of subjects which pay tribute to the Confederate Navy is showcased at this 40,000 square foot museum that features displays such as two original Civil War... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Chattahoochee Riverwalk
    Located on the Banks of the Chattahoochee River
    706-322-1613, A 22 mile linear park that hugs the banks of the Chattahoochee River and is filled with boats and skiers, as well as fishermen lining the banks. The trail attracts... more info  map

  • Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center
    3535 South Lumpkin Road, Columbus, GA 31901
    Located at Columbus State University
    706-687-4090, Nestled on 1,600 acres of hardwood wetland habitat in a bend of the Chattahoochee River, this nature discovery center features two nature trails which wind between ponds... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Coca-Cola Space Science Center
    701 Front Avenue, Columbus, GA 31901
    706-649-1470, Experience a simulated mission in the Challenger Learning Center while at this science center that also offers interactive, hands-on exhibits designed to sharpen... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Columbus Black Heritage Tour
    1000 Bay Avenue, Columbus, GA 30382
    Take a self guided driving tour of more than two dozen sites that played vital parts in the city's rich African-American culture and see the homes of famous... more info  map

  • Heritage Corner Tours
    Located at Broadway & Seventh Streets
    706-323-7979, These specially arranged guided tours take you through four homes that include an early 1800 pioneer log cabin and an 1828 Federal style cottage. Tours are offered... more info

  • Southern Odysseys
    800 Front Street, Columbus, GA 31907
    Located in the Marriott Hotel Lobby
    706-225-8888, Ghost tours, river city history tours, and i Spy kids' flashlight walking tours. Come discover this sleepy Southern town in a unique way. more info  map


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