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Richmond Hill Historical Society Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Henry Ford surprise!

Great find, lot to take in this little building! Tour guide was very informative, learned new facts... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
History Coming to Life

A wonderful treasure come to life by the passionate founder of a lovely museum. A wealth of... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
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11460 Ford Ave, Richmond Hill, GA 31324-4204
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great find, lot to take in this little building! Tour guide was very informative, learned new facts unknown about Henry Ford and his wife. History buffs a must!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful treasure come to life by the passionate founder of a lovely museum. A wealth of information both well-known & not so well-known discovered in the very authentic & well preserved school house. Brought back so many memories of our childhoods with beautifully displayed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Unaware of the influence that the Ford Family brought to this area, we were thrilled to have happened upon this museum. We learned so much from the video as well as listening to the curator. A couple hours is not enough to take it all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ralph K
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Mr. Hubbard was such a knowledgeable docent. He knows so much about the history of Richmond Hill and Henry Ford's contribution to it, as well as the history of GA as a whole. He provided a lot of insights and further explanations to the things...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Great place to visit. Mr. Hubbard presented a very informative program on the history of the area and Henry Fords contributions to the area.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank John O
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Henry Ford had a major residence near by and is responsible for the development of the area. This museum tells the many stories of how Henry worked, the major inventions that he developed in his workshops on his plantation. There are numerous artifacts that help...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

We loved this museum. We learned so much about Henry Ford, things we never knew. The presentation of audio and pictures is outstanding and having s guided tour is very helpful. Our guide was perfect. He provided lots of information in an entertaining manner and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

What a complete disappointment. Drove out of our way to see this and they are listed on Monday. They do have a car in yard. Big deal!More

Date of experience: June 2017
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trippin2017, Manager at Richmond Hill Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2017

Sorry Nancy! We are open Tuesday thru Saturday from 10:am to 4:pm. Sorry we missed you. Can you tell me where you saw our hours as open on Monday so i can get it corrected? "Car in the yard" is a 1937 ford Pickup truck...More

Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

No bigger than this museum was 10 bucks for admission seemed excessive so we didn't stay. Staff was friendly but just was not impressed enough to dump 60 bucks (6 in our group ) into a visitMore

Date of experience: May 2017
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trippin2017, Manager at Richmond Hill Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2017

Actually the admission, as advertised, is $6 for adults 18 and over. The museum provides a tour that consists of a narrated video and seven rooms of displays. The external appearance of the building can be misleading as far as the actual size. The tours...More

Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

So much history in the school house built by Henry Ford Everyone knows Ford's story in Dearborn, MI but there is so many things to learn at this Museum Ask about the self driving tour it is very informative about the city of Ways Station/...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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