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Address: 340 Walnut St, Macon, GA 31201
Phone Number: +1 478-743-8544
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Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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There Are Things Here You Don't See Anywhere Else

I enjoyed my time at this museum. It is a lovely place in a great location. The staff was informative and answered my questions. I didn't think there would be as much art on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Howard C
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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my time at this museum. It is a lovely place in a great location. The staff was informative and answered my questions. I didn't think there would be as much art on display as there was, but it was well done and nicely arranged. The seating at the Otis Redding video tribute left a lot to be desired.... More 

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Thank Howard C
Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Stopped by on a day in Macon. The building is very impressive and has a lot to see. Some of the exhibits are a little depressing but give you insight of what some of the black people went through in the past. Welll worth a tour.

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Thank daniel s
San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

This is a new museum. It is spacious and well laid out. The first level had some heartbreaking banners about civil rights. The second floor had a special exhibit about Otis Redding, his life and his music. It was entertaining and informative.

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Thank WanderingBob2016
Macon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

The building is new and the museum has mostly photos and pictures. In the rotunda they are showing art that is very interesting to say the least! Love the bottle cap art! Went to view Harriet Tubman and that again was mostly photos and prints but interesting how they were laid out and explained.

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Thank Leslie H
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

What an awesome place, it holds the history of so many black Americans who contributed to our wonderful nation..It also tells the story of the resilience and courage of those who refuse to remain a slave and fought for their freedom!!!

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Thank Debra M
Roswell, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

This is a must see for all ages! The Otis Redding exhibit showcased his life as the amazing singer that he was! The Harriet Turman exhibit was eye opening! She was a true humanitarian.

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Thank GApeach909
Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

We found this museum to be very interesting. They had a room dedicated to Ms Tubman. Also lots of interesting art work throughout the museum Information on local musicians that made it big including Little Richard's first Piano The staff was very friendly and helpful

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Thank WAYNE B
Lake Worth, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

I went to this museum thinking there would be more info on civil rights struggles and Harriet Tubman but was disappointed. There is some history but it is mainly an African Art museum - with some fine artwork.

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Thank Retemslt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

The building was beautiful and the staff member we met, Forest), was super helpful and friendly. The location was convenient but in an urban setting that appears to be under revitalization. Since we visited on Satuday the parking was ok. My only complaint would be that I was expecting to see more exhibits and artifacts. Overall, the collection was interesting... More 

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Thank Carol G
Alton, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

The museum was interesting, comfortable and informative. Parking is scarce, but the effort is definitely worth it. Welcoming and helpful staff add to the experience. Well worth the trip.

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