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Tubman Museum

Macon, GA
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Ranked #18 of 21 attractions in Macon
Type: History Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Covers the history and culture of Macon's African-American community.
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Wichita Falls, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

a very interesting place to visit, host was knowledgeable,friendly and courteous...even though there was upstairs rooms, it was kind of small(moving to a larger building across from the sports hall, where the festival was held in a yr) family and i enjoyed it

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Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

The Senior members from my Stone Mountain, GA church thoroughly enjoyed the museum, especially the knowledgeable guide. It was easy to understand the relevance of the displays and the importance of Ms. Tubman's sacrifices and well-deserved place in America's history. This type of exhibit makes you think and does not just readily hand everything to the visitors. As always, you... More

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Metro Atlanta
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Last I heard the ambitious exploits of the former mayor were largely bankrupt and had left the city in the same condition. Several museums, opened near this location, at the cost of bulldozers and who knows what. Now they closed because no one really wanted to pay the price of admission of nothingness. Most of these now are empty shells... More

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

LOTS of history, the kind every human should know about regardless of race. School field trips are PERFECT. Very clean & in a great location. Also great to add to activities for your family reunion. There are also other places to see within the vicinity.

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Hillsboro Beach, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Quaint museum. Learned of GA artists that I had not known before. Very nice staff. It's like a hodge podge of African American history under one roof.

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Macon, GA
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218 reviews 218 reviews
87 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

After visiting some of the other museums of similar theme in other southern cities, I was very disappointed by this one. It follows the typical story line, but the displays are small and well worn.

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Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

This is an excellent place to learn about black history. They have some really beautiful art work. Very enjoyable to take your time and walk through at your own pace.

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Marietta, GA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2008

The rooms just go on & on - there is much more here than you might think when you first enter. We took our 9 yr old son here & we were captivated & moved by what we saw. Through historical artifacts & mini-biographies, we learned about slavery & the abolitionists, the Civil Rights movement, & inventions by African Americans.... More

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fort valley
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2008

I was so glad that my church took me to this museum because I learned more from the tour guider, Mr. Todd, than historical books. Books don't break it down into a form that I can quite understand. Therefore with Mr. Todd I could ask as many question as I wanted with an answer that I could understand.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2006

I felt that the Museum should have been more informative on Harriet Tubman since that is what catches everyones attention "THE NAME" - "HARRIET TUBMAN" The Museum was based on black art, old black movies from the 70's and a muriel of Black History.. This is not at all what I imagined it to be!

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