Macon, Georgia

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Macon, Georgia, USA

Attractions in Macon, Georgia

Amusements

  • On Target Paintball
    7450 Hawkinsville Road, Macon, GA 31216
    478-714-2003, Paintball field offering specials for church, groups, and company outings. There are four fields, which include woodsball, speedball and western town - great... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Cannonball House & Museum
    856 Mulberry Street, Macon, GA 31201
    478-745-5982, Listed on National Register of Historic Homes, this Antebellum Greek Revival Home was the only house in Macon struck by a cannonball during a Federal attack in 1864. ... more info  map

  • Federated Garden Club Center
    730 College Street, Macon, GA 31201
    478-742-0921, Designed for Joseph N. Neel by the renowned architect Neel Reid, this four story English Tudor home contains very elaborated paneling, original fixtures, and furnishings... more info  map

  • Hay House - The Palace of the South
    934 Georgia Avenue, Macon, GA 31201
    478-742-8155, A National Historic Landmark, this magnificent 18,000 square foot Italian Renaissance Revival-style mansion, inspired by the palazzos of Florence and Rome, has been... more info  map

  • Sidney Lanier Cottage
    935 High Street P.O. Box 13358, Macon, Ga. 31208, Macon, GA 31202
    478-743-3851, Sidney Lanier, the famous poet and musician of the Old South, was born in 1842 in this tidy Victorian cottage that is listed on the National Register of Historic Sites. ... more info  map

  • Wesleyan College
    4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
    478-477-1110, The first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women in 1836, Wesleyan remains one of the nation's top liberal arts colleges. Listed on the National... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Fort Hawkins
    Located on Emery Highway at Maynard Street
    478-742-2000, Built under the administration of President Thomas Jefferson, this historic fort overlooked the ancient Indian mounds of the Ocmulgee Old Fields, as well as the future... more info  map

  • Ocmulgee National Monument
    1207 Emery Highway, Macon, GA 31217
    478-752-8257, Commemorating a 12,000 year continuum of people and their Georgia Fall Line environment, this monument is a must see for anyone fascinated by ancient American Indian... more info  map

  • Rose Hill Cemetery
    1071 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA 31201
    478-751-9119, Founded in 1840, Rose Hill Cemetery is situated among 65 acres next to the Ocmulgee River on the north side of Macon, GA. The oldest and the largest of all 33... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Washington Memorial Library
    1180 Washington Avenue, Macon, GA 31201
    478-744-0820, One of the most outstanding collections of its type in the South, this historical reference library contains more than 23,000 volumes and over 17,000 microforms. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Georgia Music Hall of Fame
    200 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Macon, GA 31201
    478-751-3334, Take a delightful, tune-filled stroll through the Peach State's incredibly rich musical heritage while at this 43,000 square foot facility that features permanent and... more info  map

  • Allman Brothers Band Museum, The
    2321 Vineville Avenue, Macon, GA 31208-4291
    478-741-5551, The Allman Brothers Band Museum offers fans a chance to take a look into the history and lives of the band and explore memorabilia and exhibits. more info  map

  • Confederate Museum, The
    856 Mulberry Street, Macon, GA 31201
    Located at the Cannonball House
    478-745-5982, Situated at the rear of the Cannonball House grounds, this quaint two story, four room house formerly served as quarters for the house servants and is filled with relics... more info  map

  • Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, The
    301 Cherry Street, Macon, GA 31201
    478-752-1585, Honoring Georgia's outstanding athletes in all sports, this 43,000 square foot museum showcases heroes of golf, football, baseball, basketball, and other endeavors. more info  map

  • Museum of Arts & Sciences
    4182 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
    478-477-3232, This three story museum offers a larger-than-life experience for both the young and old and features an artist's garret, a humanist's study, a scientist's workshop, and... more info  map

  • Tubman African American Museum
    340 Walnut Street, Macon, GA 31201
    478-743-8544, The largest African American museum in Georgia, this museum features fourteen exhibition galleries, a resource center, and a magnificent 63 foot mural depicting... more info  map

  

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