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Address: 121 Habitat Street, Americus, GA 31709-3498
Phone Number: 229-924-6935
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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355 reviews 355 reviews
184 attraction reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 helpful votes 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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Phoenix
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25 reviews 25 reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

As supporters of Habitat for Humanity, we were very interested to see what they do. They have several slum type huts that show what people live in before they get their homes from Habitat. Then they showed sample homes that Habitat has built from around the world. It is interesting to see how different they are, and yet very usable.... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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258 reviews 258 reviews
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114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

When you see all the homes that different cultures live in it will break your heart. Very worthy cause!

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Love their concept of a "hand UP"...excellent display of their work & their mission. Interesting & thought-provoking, wish I would have made my teen/young adult children go with me.

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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31 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This site has examples of the type of housing built by Habitat for Humanity in various countries in the world. It was interesting and educational for me and my wife and for my grandchildren, ages 10, 9 and 7. The site could use some work and some updating on items in "homes" but the impression one walks away with is... More 

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