Historic House, Specialized
Close your eyes and imagine the sounds of Horses and a stagecoach pulling up in front of The Bedingfield Inn, as the stage coach driver blows into his horn annoucing the number of guests spending the night, and as you enter the inn, the smell of tobacco and the fire place burning, All rooms have a fireplace in them except the common room, where multiple families would share a single room along with body heat for 12and half cents a night.
Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, History
As an American art and regional history museum, and the second largest general museum in Georgia, the Columbus Museum offers a diverse collection to the public. The Museum houses over 14,000 artifacts and objects that tell the story of the Chattahoochee River Valley's development, an American fine art collection from a host of renowned American artists, a hands-on gallery for children, and the finest traveling exhibitions from across the U.S.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, History, Nature Centers, Science, University
A beautiful headquarters home furnished with late 18th and early 19th century antiques to include porcelains and paintings.
The Society maintains a collection of GA history through its library/archives, conducts statewide conferences, lectures/workshops, publishes history books/a quarterly newsletter/GA Historical Quarterly, oversees hist. marker prog & GA Heritage Celebration
Rabun Gap, Georgia
The historic Hambidge Center & Gallery offers residencies to professional artists/writers, and guided naturewalks. The year-round Gallery offers contemporary arts/crafts, books and folkart.
The Herndon Home, a Beaux Arts Classical mansion was built in 1910 for family of Alonzo Herndon. Mr. Herndon born a slave was the founder of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company.
The Salvation Army Southern Historical Center is a museum, research library, and archives presenting the history of The Salvation Army in the South.
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, a unit of the University of Georgia, is a 313 acre facility featuring various theme gardens, plant collections, a conservatory, and over 5 miles of nature trails.
The Telfair is the oldest art museum in the South. The Owens-Thomas House is the finest example of Regency architecture in America. Owens Thomas admission; $8 Adults, $3 Students, $2 Children, Under 6 Free and AAA $7.
Archaeology, Children's, General, History, Library, Natural History, Planetarium, Science, Specialized
Tellus features four incredible galleries: the Weinman Mineral Gallery; Fossil Gallery; Science in Motion, a walk through the development of motorized transportation; and Collins Family My Big Backyard, a hands-on activity area for kids. Tellus also includes gem panning and fossil dig areas and a digital planetarium.
Unique among participatory museums, The Youth Museum uses role-playing to involve children in the learning experience.
The Thomas County History Museum includes on information on plantations; Victorian; Resorts; Civil War; historic buildings; including a 1893 bowling alley; and more.
Thomasville Cultural Center is an arts agency which serves the community with art exhibits, theatrical, and musical productions, and visual and performing arts classes.
Thronateeska Heritage Center provides 3 museum experiences: the History Depot; the Imagination Station( a science discovery center); and the Wetherbee planetarium.
The Troup County Archives houses the historical records of LaGrange and Troup County and maintains an extensive local history and genealogy library. Photographs and artifacts relating to the history of West Georgia are also collected.