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Global Village and Discovery Center

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121 Habitat St, Americus, GA 31709-3498
+1 229-924-6935
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An humbling experience for most Americans

Amazing exhibition of homes from around the world. The first section was quite sobering as you went... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2016
Susan G
Mount Airy, Georgia
Train stop visit

Got off the SAM Shortline Excursion Train to visit Americus (a stop along its route). Had time to... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2016
Rita S
Brevard County, Florida
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121 Habitat St, Americus, GA 31709-3498
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Reviewed April 4, 2016

Amazing exhibition of homes from around the world. The first section was quite sobering as you went through the slum conditions in which billions of people attempt to survive. We loved the PASSPORT format---as you enter a house from a specific country, you mark your...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed April 1, 2016

Got off the SAM Shortline Excursion Train to visit Americus (a stop along its route). Had time to walk up the hill to the Discovery Center. Interesting history of Habitat for Humanity. Learned that it is a worldwide organization not just an American program. Excellent...More

Thank Rita S
Reviewed March 17, 2016

Two months ago I would have said that a visit to the Global Village demo village was a big disappointment. It was run down, dirty and badly in need of repairs. I am just completing two weeks of repair work on that village by a...More

Thank Kurt N
Reviewed March 16, 2016

The Habitat program has always been admired and the Global Village lets you see some of their efforts in other countries. Well done and very inspiring!

Thank Doug D
Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and rewarding for entire family. Stretches you to see and relate to others around the world and how good we have it in good old USA.

Thank Marvin A
Reviewed January 13, 2016

This is a very wonderful place to visit. It's been here in Americus at least 13 years. Very Interesting. Take the time to visit the museum - visitor center and watch the videos.

Thank Rev Johannes M
Reviewed December 23, 2015

been there half a dozen times but only once was it open. this is a cumulation of different structures Habitat for Humanity builds in third world countries. nice introductory movie and signage is good.

Thank Hugh G
Reviewed August 18, 2015

I visited the Global Village along with a 16-year-old & we were both moved by the living conditions it showed & impressed by the work of Habitat for Humanity around the world. I would highly recommend watching the short video before touring the world sections...More

Thank Judy19
Reviewed July 17, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed our visit to the village. It was amazing to find out that Habitat for Humanity is a worldwide organization. It was great to see the differences in dwellings in many parts of the world. This was truly a very educational...More

Thank Carol Y
Reviewed June 6, 2015

Very moving and meaningful tour of dwellings before and after the work of Habitat for Humanity. See what wonderful work they do for native peoples around the world.

Thank Donald M
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What does it cost?
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Response from suzannet807 | Reviewed this property |
While donations were suggested, there was no fixed amount.
Nancy P
how long a visit should I plan? --I will be visiting while driving between overnight locations
May 16, 2016|
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Response from Doug D | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest a visit of at least an hour and be sure to bring your camera! If you haven't visited before be sure to provide more time to visit Americus! Our trip was to visit Andersonville NHP and needed somewhere to... More