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Washington-Wilkes Historical Museum

308 E. Robert Toombs Ave, Washington, GA
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Ranked #2 of 4 attractions in Washington
Type: Museums
Most recent review
- Aug 17, 2014
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Clay City, Kentucky
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

This is a nice little museum. Everyone should pay a visit. Interesting history of this small Ga. town.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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196 reviews 196 reviews
55 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

An excellent overview of the entire history of this area, its importance in our revolutionary period as well as the civil war. Loads of memorabilia with guided tour available as well, which was superb.

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Athens, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

The museum is somewhat dated and the presentation of the artifacts is pretty static. That being said, there are MANY one-of-a-kind items, documents, and historical pieces here. Take your time looking and you will be rewarded. My kids were very interested in some of the actual letters written by people on display including bills of sale for slaves. It put... More

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Washington, Georgia
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

This museum is packed full of historic items and information. Worthy of a whole morning or afternoon exploring it. Knowledgeable tour guides to walk you through it or explore on your own. Very educational for visitors of all ages.

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Evans, Georgia, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

My kids love this place. They love looking at all the cool historical displays, arrowheads, old army uniforms from Civil War days. Lots of great memories abound here.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
35 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

This is a very nice example of the history of Wilkes County and Washington Ga. from the Revolutionary War through WW2. The exhibits are really nice. This is a self guided tour so you can take your time. And the home is beautiful.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This particular Washington site is a "must see". Beautiful Tiffany window, a lot of history, very enjoyable, especially if you a taking the tour with "Miss Fanny". Very knowledgeable and informative.

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Augusta, Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

This is a self guided tour with some interesting things to see. The lady that was working there was spinning wool and was very nice. She showed my 11 year old how to do it and allowed him to try. I would go back and would recommend to others.

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Dayton, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

This was a very "not friendly" place to stop. Although it does have some imformative rooms, we will not go back to this place because of the customer service.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

This museum was quite informative and made we want to learn more Georgia history. They had all sorts of things in this museum that I had only heard about but never seen. Revolutionary War artifiacts, Civil War items, old toys and a vast array of historical items. The tour guide was only at the beginning and she was very nice.... More

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