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Augusta Museum of History

560 Reynolds Street, Augusta, GA 30901
706-722-8454
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Ranked #4 of 21 Attractions in Augusta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
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Chicago, Illinois
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Working in Augusta for a week, I was able to get out a bit early to spend at least 30 minutes at the museum before closing. I wish I had more time. It is very well designed with insightful and informative exhibits. I particularly enjoyed the train, trolley, Civil War, and James Brown exhibits. Very impressive for a 'city' museum.... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

we viewed the exhibit of James Brown. It revealed things about his career that I did not know, even though I followed him through that time. The exhibit is very informative and extensive. Our visit coincided with the release of his biopic "Get On Up", which premiered at a downtown theater. Toni, the salesperson in the store, was very helpful... More

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Augusta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I've been to better museums, but those were in the nation's capital and various state capitals. This museum captures the local history well. Only complaint is a little too much focus on James Brown.

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Wollongong, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
32 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We visited this museum last month and wished we had more time there. The volunteer guide (I can not remember her name, but it was on Sunday 25 May. She may remember us, as we were telling her how wonderful it is to Skype with family members far away), was VERY knowledgeable about everything in the museum and it was... More

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Huntington Beach
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Be sure to visit the Augusta History Museum. The historical displays are very interesting and kept up very well. Children will also enjoy this visit.

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Burke, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We were surprised at how much history there was in the area, aside from the Masters tournament. Very nice building with very good exhibits. The gift shop staff was really nice and very informative.

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Savannah, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The history museum in Augusta is great! I have been through it one time. They have a lot of history in Augusta and I esp enjoyed looking at the Masters display in the museum.

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Augusta, GA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a great history museum, with something for everyone. My Kids love the train inside! and for $2 its a great value

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St Louis, MO
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The Augusta museum of history was a lot larger on the inside than what it looked like on the outside. We enjoyed learning - and seeing - what was offered in the museum. Pricing was reasonable, and they even offer discounts to kids under 18. It's worth a few hours of your time, if you wanted to check it out.

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OnTheRoad, USA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

While this is a smaller museum, it gave a good overview of the history of Augusta, and had very varied exhibits. The Augusta Visitor's Center is located in the lobby to the museum. It is a good deal at $4 for adults, $2 for children 5-18, and rounds out a visit to the downtown Augusta area!

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