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Address: 121 Habitat Street, Americus, GA 31709-3498
Phone Number: 229-924-6935
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Description: Habitat for Humanity's six-acre educational site that features models of...
Habitat for Humanity's six-acre educational site that features models of Habitat houses from around the world.
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A great learning experience that makes you appreciate what you have

I visited the Global Village along with a 16-year-old & we were both moved by the living conditions it showed & impressed by the work of Habitat for Humanity around the world. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Birmingham, AL
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Birmingham, AL
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164 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I visited the Global Village along with a 16-year-old & we were both moved by the living conditions it showed & impressed by the work of Habitat for Humanity around the world. I would highly recommend watching the short video before touring the world sections - each depicts the living conditions in a different country. It will definitely make you... More 

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Pensacola, Florida, United States
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed our visit to the village. It was amazing to find out that Habitat for Humanity is a worldwide organization. It was great to see the differences in dwellings in many parts of the world. This was truly a very educational exhibit.

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Syracuse, New York
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Very moving and meaningful tour of dwellings before and after the work of Habitat for Humanity. See what wonderful work they do for native peoples around the world.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Spend the time to visualize your life in a "Shanty Town". No one should have to live like that. But the light bulb with no electricity gives the person hope for a better life. Then tour the homes that are built for the climate in which they are located. The styles vary a great deal and so does the culture.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Highly recommend a visit to this village. There is a recommended donation of $4 per person if you're not in a group of 10 persons or more, but I don't think it's strictly enforced. I believe the organization prefers that you learn about their mission and spread the word, rather than collect fees. The village is authentic and well constructed.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is a self-guided walking tour through the abject poverty of third world countries; and it is devastating. You cannot help but be moved. And then you get to see the types of homes Habitat is providing to the poor all over the world, using local wood, handmade bricks and cement block. Terrific place for kids to show them how... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The starting point is a short well narrated informative film. A tour of the grounds shows the unbelievable housing conditions for many people in the world; followed by typical homes, adapted to local conditions, that Habitat helps build for local people .

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Babylon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The recreated "houses" were eye-opening, even for someone who has travelled. Helping people live better is an imperative, and Habitat is on the forefront of the fight.

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St. Petersburg, FL
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Fascinating display of Habitat Homes from around the world. We were with a friend who has an NGO in Africa and he found this fascinating and got lots of ideas to take back to Africa.

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PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is a very interesting place to visit, and very educational. I would have liked to stay longer, but was getting attacked by biting flies, then it started to rain pretty hard. After walking through a shantytown that represents poverty living conditions in different parts of the world, the trail opens up to display models of the types of homes... More 

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