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 entertainment for the family or any group...
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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. The home features authentic...
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  • 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 and it became the...
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  • 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 featured on A&E's "America's...
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  • 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. His desk, furnishings,...
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  • 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 Register of Historic Places, the...
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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 site of Macon, across the...
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  • 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 civilization. A dozen ceremonial...
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  • Rose Hill Cemetery

    1091 Riverside Drive
    Macon, GA 31201
    478-751-9119
    There are 600 Confederate and Union soldiers buried in this historic, beautifully landscaped cemetery. Musician Duane Allman and fellow band member Berry Oakley are also buried here.
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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.
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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 changing exhibits, including...
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  • 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.
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  • 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 of the War Between the States...
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  • Georgia Children's Museum

    382 Cherry Street
    Macon, GA 31201
    478-755-9539
    The Georgia's Children Museum offers children the opportunity to explore and learn through interactive exhibits and a real hands-on experience. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
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  • 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.
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  • 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 an enclosed backyard animal...
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  • 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 African-American art, history,...
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