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Address: 1255 Perry Parkway, Perry, GA 31069
Phone Number: +1 478-988-6701
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Description: The Go Fish Education Center takes visitors on an educational journey...
The Go Fish Education Center takes visitors on an educational journey through Georgia's watersheds to learn about our diverse aquatic wildlife, their natural habitats and the impacts of water pollution. Beyond that, the Center serves as a great resource of fishing information for any level of angler - where to go, what to use and when. We have over 170,000 gallons of aquatic exhibits that feature fish from the mountains, piedmont, coastal plain and swamp habitats of Georgia. We also have freshwater and saltwater fishing simulators, hunting simulators and a pond where you can try out your fishing skills. We are a Georgia Department of Natural Resources Facility. Open hours are Friday and Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm. Tuesday - Thursday we do field trips or group tours. These need to be scheduled in advance.
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This was a great treat!

We loved this place. It is clean, very low admission fee and very informative. The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable. We had a great time with all the hands on exhibits... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We loved this place. It is clean, very low admission fee and very informative. The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable. We had a great time with all the hands on exhibits. We spent the most time fishing in the pond. We look forward going again.

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Perry, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Inside is a wonderful museum type exhibit of fish; outside there is a small fishing pond that you are allowed to actually fish in and at times throughout the year, take home what you catch. The kids will love exploring and learning inside as much as they will fishing in the pond.

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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We took our 4 year old and she had a blast. I am used to the GA aquarium which can be wall to wall people. We felt like we had this place all to ourselves on the Sunday afternoon we chose to visit on. We strolled through the outside exhibits. It was so peaceful - you could hear birds singing.... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A great, educational experience for kids of all ages. Inside there are a few interactive displays where you can deep-sea fish or hunt; a viewing area to see the fish hatchery. Outside there are aquarium displays with different fish and a few alligators. Out in the back is a small, stocked pond for fishing (poles & bait provided). From what... More 

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Ft Lauderdale
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Fabulous! fabulous ! Only open to the public on Fri,Sat, Sun Georgia sure got it right by building this educational facility. It is a clean aquarium with fish native to Georgia with lots of text next to the viewing areas. It also has a movie-target shooting range with laser(?) guns for your use as well as one for fishing. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Great place to visit with grandchildren for a play date. Very educational, relaxing, went so much we brought our grandson a year pass. Money well spent!! Clean, friendly staff, very family oriented. Glad it came to Perry.

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Perry, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

great showing of fishing and things to do while in georgia, would recomend , but the props need to be fixed and updated. otherwise a very nice place to visit, they even have a pond to fish in and its incluted with the entry price. kids were very interested in baiting ther own hooks and really caught some fish.(which they... More 

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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My usual “gang” of family members (hubby, three children and in-laws) tried out the Go Fish Georgia Education Center in Perry, Georgia, this July Fourth weekend. My FIL, hubby and sons are avid outdoorsmen (fishing and hunting), so they really wanted to see this facility; however, we were all disappointed with this center. Our visit began with an 8-minute movie,... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 via mobile

What a delight to have such a fantastic educational and fun center so close to home! This is truly a must for anyone who wants to learn more about our lakes and rivers and the fish that are in them? Fun activities for children!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We go here quite often. It is very affordable for a day out with the family. The kids enjoy very much the fishing pond even though they never have aught anything yet. The virtual game room is an added plus for all ages.

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Address: 1255 Perry Parkway, Perry, GA 31069
Phone Number: +1 478-988-6701
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Perry

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