While Augusta is known worldwide for the Masters® and the coveted green jacket, you'll find that Georgia's second-oldest and second-largest city - also known as the "Garden City of the South" - is full of history, atmosphere, Southern charm and activities to engage everyone's interest. Discover the historic charm of the classic South with Augusta's tree-lined streets and majestic antebellum mansions. Enjoy dozens of shops, restuarants, cultural attractions and entertainment. Meander along the banks of the Savannah River as you stroll Riverwalk Augusta. Canoe the river or the adjacent Augusta Canal. Whatever your interest, you'll find something to satify it in Augusta.

Augusta Canal National Heritage Area & Discovery Center

1450 Greene Street


Built in 1845 to harness the water power of the Savannah River,

the Augusta Canal offers history, recreation and unique experiences.

*Boat Tours available. 

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Augusta Museum of History

560 Reynolds Street


See permanent exhibits, including the award-winning Augusta's story, and several temporary exhibits. Don't forget to check out the James Brown exhibit while you're there! 

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Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson

419 7th Street


See where U.S. President Woodrow Wilson lived as a boy from 1860-1870.

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Historic Trolley Tour of Augusta

Departs from the Augusta Museum of History. Please call the Augusta Visitor Center at 706.724.4067 for details/reservations. Tours are each Saturday from 1:30 until 3:15 p.m.

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Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History

1116 Phillips Street


Ms. Lucy Craft Laney started the first kindergarten and nurses' training class for African Americans in Augusta.

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Morris Museum of Art

One 10th Street


The first museum dedicated to the art and artists of the American South, it houses nearly 5,000 paintings, works on paper, photographs and sculptures dating from the late-eighteenth century to the present.

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Phinizy Swamp Nature Park

1858 Lock & Dam Road


Explore the swamp, its wetlands and wildlife at this 1,150-acre park.

Complete with trails, boardwalks, observatory decks and guided tours. 

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Sacred Heart Cultural Center

1301 Greene Street


This former Catholic Church is distinguished by its Romanesque Revival architecture, twin sprial staircase and stained-glass windows from Germany.

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Let our Augusta experts answer any questions you may have! The Augusta Visitor Center (Augusta & Co.) is located on 1010 Broad St. Browse the gift shop and take home the perfect Augusta souvenir. Click here for additional information about Augusta, things to do, where to dine and so much more! 

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