List of museums in Georgia (U.S. state)

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This list of museums in Georgia contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

Lists of Georgia institutions which are not museums are noted in the "See also" section, below.

See List of museums in Atlanta for museums within the city limits of Atlanta and the immediately adjacent communities of Druid Hills and Hapeville.

To use the sortable table, click on the icons at the top of each column to sort that column in alphabetical order; click again for reverse alphabetical order. The numbers in the "Regions" column refers to the state government's list of regions, described in a separate section below.

Name Town/City Region[1] Type Notes
6th Cavalry Museum Fort Oglethorpe Northwest Military website
A. H. Stephens State Historic Park Confederate Museum Crawfordville Classic South Multiple Includes the Victorian period Liberty Hall, and an American Civil War museum
Adairsville Rail Depot Age of Steam Museum Adairsville Magnolia Midlands Railroad website
Albany Civil Rights Institute Albany Plantation Trace History / African American website, history of the Albany Movement
Albany Museum of Art Albany Plantation Trace Art Includes African, European, and American art
Altama Museum of Art and History Vidalia Magnolia Midlands Art information, collection includes Staffordshire porcelain, quadruped prints by John James Audubon, Southern art, bird prints, botanical art, wooden sculptures and a Girl Scout room
Andalusia Milledgeville Historic Heartland Historic house 19th house of author Flannery O'Connor
Andersonville National Historic Site Andersonville Presidential Pathways Military Site of largest Confederate military prison during the American Civil War and National Prisoner of War Museum
Andrew Low House Savannah Colonial Coast Historic house website, 19th century period home of Girl Scouts of the USA founder Juliette Gordon Low, operated by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia
Archibald Smith Plantation Home Roswell Metro Atlanta Historic house 19th century plantation with two-story farm house, slave quarters, cook house, corn crib, barn, carriage house, well, and spring house
Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum St. Simons Island Colonial Coast Local history information, St. Simons Island plantation history and Methodist history
Ashley Slater House Douglas Magnolia Midlands Historic house information, information, tourist information center and museum
Athens Institute for Contemporary Art Athens Historic Heartland Art
Augusta Canal National Heritage Area Interpretive Center Augusta Classic South Multiple History of the canal, textile mills along the canal, mill workers, hydroelectricity, canal boat toursa
Augusta Museum of History Augusta Classic South Local history
Autrey Mill Nature Preserve and Heritage Center Johns Creek Metro Atlanta Open air Nature preserve, heritage village, farm museum, live animals and dioramas
Averitt Center for the Arts Statesboro Magnolia Midlands Art website, include exhibit galleries
Barrington Hall Roswell Metro Atlanta Historic house 19th century period home
Bartow History Center Cartersville Northwest Local history Website
Beach Institute of African American Culture Savannah Colonial Coast Art website, African-American art, folk art and culture
Bedingfield Inn Lumpkin Presidential Pathways Historic site website, mid-19th century period inn
Bellevue LaGrange Presidential Pathways Historic house 1850s Greek Revival mansion
Beulah Rucker Museum and Education Center Gainesville Northeast African American website
Blackbridge Gallery Milledgeville Historic Heartland Art website, part of Georgia College & State University
Blue and Gray Museum Fitzgerald Magnolia Midlands Local history Located in a historic railroad depot, area history during the Civil War
Booth Western Art Museum Cartersville Northwest Art Contemporary American Western art, Civil War art, Presidential letters and portraits
Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson Augusta Classic South Historic house 1860s period boyhood home of President Woodrow Wilson
Brenau Galleries Gainesville Northeast Art website, part of Brenau University
Brown House Museum Sandersville Northeast Local history information
Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum Madison Historic Heartland Automobile Collection of microcars with most from the late 1940s to pre-1964
Bulloch Hall Roswell Metro Atlanta Historic house 19th century period home
Burke County Museum Waynesboro Classic South Local history website
Cairo Antique Auto Museum Cairo Plantation Trace Automotive information
Callaway Plantation Washington Classic South Open air Features several historic houses and structures
Cannonball House Macon Historic Heartland Historic house 1853 Greek Revival house with Civil War museum, furnishings and decorative piece of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority, a recreation of the Philomathean Society room at Wesleyan College
Carnegie Center (Fitzgerald, Georgia) Fitzgerald Magnolia Midlands Art website, changing exhibits
Carter-Coile Doctors Museum Winterville Historic Heartland Medical website, country doctor's house and office
C. E. Blevins Avian Learning Center Cohutta Northwest Art website, also natural history, features handmade bird egg replicas of over 1200 birds
Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center Mansfield Natural history Nature preserve with exhibits on wildlife and hunting
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Chickamauga Northwest Military Museum and site of the Battle of Chickamauga during the American Civil War
Chief Vann House Historic Site Chatsworth Northwest Historic house Early 19th century Cherokee Indian plantation home
Chieftains Museum / Major Ridge Home Rome Northwest Historic house 19th century home of Cherokee chief Major Ridge
Church-Waddel-Brumby House Athens Historic Heartland Historic house website, serves as the Athens Welcome Center and 1820s house museum
Coca-Cola Space Science Center Columbus Magnolia Midlands Aerospace website
Colquitt County Arts Center Moultrie Plantation Trace Art website
Columbus Black History Museum Columbus Presidential Pathways African American website
Columbus Museum Columbus Presidential Pathways Multiple American art and regional culture and history
Congregation Mickve Israel Savannah Colonial Coast Jewish 1733 synagogue and historic artifacts
Crawford W. Long Museum Jefferson Northeast Medical website, life and career of Dr. Crawford Long, and his use of sulfuric ether to provide “painless surgery”
Crescent House Valdosta Plantation Trace Historic house website
Crime & Punishment Museum Ashburn Plantation Trace Prison website
Currahee Military Museum Toccoa Northeast Military website
Cumberland Island National Seashore Museum St. Marys Colonial Coast Local history Natural and cultural history of the island
Dahlonega Gold Museum Dahlonega Northeast Historic site Includes artifacts and equipment from the 1836 gold rush
Davenport House Museum Savannah Colonial Coast Historic house website, 1820s period Isaiah Davenport House, operated by the Historic Savannah Foundation
Decatur County Museum Bainbridge Plantation Trace Local history website]
Dorchester Academy Midway Colonial Coast African American
Douglas County Museum of History and Art Jonesboro Metro Atlanta Multiple website, local history, art and antiques
Drummer Boy Museum Andersonville Presidential Pathways Military website, Civil War uniforms, history and memorabilia
Dublin-Laurens County Historic Museum Dublin Magnolia Midlands Local history information, operated by the Laurens County Historical Society
Eagle Tavern Welcome Center & Museum Watkinsville Historic Heartland Historic house Early 19th century period tavern
Effingham Museum Springfield Colonial Coast Local history website
Elachee Nature Science Center Gainesville Northeast Multiple website, nature center with natural history and science exhibits
Elberton Granite Museum and Exhibit Elberton Historic Heartland Industry Website, granite quarrying and carving
Emery Center Dalton Northwest African American information
Erskine Caldwell Birthplace and Museum Moreland Metro Atlanta Biographical website, 1903 period home of author Erskine Caldwell
Etowah Indian Mounds Cartersville Northwest Archeological Preserves three Mississippian culture mounds and museum with artifacts found at the site
Euharlee History Museum Euharlee Northwest Local history information
Ezekiel Harris House Augusta Classic South Historic house website, operated by the Augusta Museum of History, 18th century period house
Firehouse Center and Gallery Bainbridge Plantation Trace Art website, gallery of the Bainbridge-Decatur County Arts Council
Fitzgerald Fire Engine Museum Fitzgerald Magnolia Midlands Firefighting website
Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home Savannah Colonial Coast Historic house website, 1920s-1930s period home of author Flannery O'Connor
Flowery Branch Historic Caboose Flowery Northeast Railroad website
Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia Sautee Nacoochee Northeast Art website
Fort Frederica National Monument St. Simons Island Colonial Coast Military Visitor center with archaeological artifacts and exhibits about the 18th-century fort and town
Fort Gaines Frontier Village Fort Gaines Plantation Trace Open air website
Fort Hollingsworth-White House Alto Northeast Historic house Frontier fort house and outbuildings
Fort King George Historical Site Darien Colonial Coast Military Reconstructed 1736 fort and museum
Fort McAllister Historic Park Keller Colonial Coast Military Civil War earthwork fortification and museum
Fort Morris Historic Site Midway Colonial Coast Military American Revolutionary fort site and museum
Fort Pulaski National Monument Tybee Island Colonial Coast Military Civil War fort and museum with weekend living history demonstrations
Fort Stewart Museum Fort Stewart Colonial Coast Military website, history of the Fort Stewart Military Reservation
Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center Mountain City Northeast Open air website
Funk Heritage Center Waleska Northwest Multiple website, part of Reinhardt College, Native American art, artifacts and culture, and open air Appalachian Settlement
Gallery RFD Swainsboro Classic South Art website
Geechee Kunda Riceboro Colonial Coast African American website, culture of the Gullah, local and African art, textiles, tools, utensils, implements, crafts and essentials
Georgia Children's Museum Macon Historic Heartland Children's Website
Georgia College & State University Museum Milledgeville Historic Heartland Multiple website, changing exhibits of art and history, permanent exhibit on Flannery O'Connor
Georgia College & State University Natural History Museum Milledgeville Historic Heartland Natural history website, features dinosaurs, fossils, earth sciences and a planetarium
Georgia Cotton Museum Vienna Presidential Pathways Industry - Cotton information, website, cotton farming
Georgia Music Hall of Fame Macon Historic Heartland Music
Georgia Museum of Agriculture & Historic Village Tifton Plantation Trace Living Five areas: a traditional farm community of the 1870s, an 1890s progressive farmstead, an industrial sites complex, rural town, Peanut Museum, and the Georgia Museum of Agriculture Center
Georgia Museum of Art Athens Historic Heartland Art Part of the University of Georgia
Georgia Museum of Natural History Athens Historic Heartland Natural history Part of the University of Georgia
Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Museum Dawsonville Northwest Automotive website, also known as Thunder Road Museum, stock cars, includes memorabilia and cars of Bill Elliott
Georgia Rural Telephone Museum Leslie Magnolia Midlands Technology Antique telephones and telephone memorabilia
Georgia Salzburger Society Museum Rincon Colonial Coast History website, history of the descendants of the Salzburg refugees who settled in Georgia after their expulsion in 1734
Georgia Southern Museum Statesboro Magnolia Midlands Multiple website, natural history and dinosaur exhibits, science, local history, part of Georgia Southern University
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum Macon Historic Heartland Sports website
Georgia's Old Capital Museum Milledgeville Historic Heartland Local history website, located in the building where Georgia’s legislators voted to secede from the Union
Georgia Veterans State Park Cordele Presidential Pathways Military
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Augusta Classic South Art
Girl Scout First Headquarters Savannah Colonial Coast Scouting website, located in former carriage house of Girl Scouts of the USA founder Juliette Gordon Low
Glennville-Tattnall Museum Glennville Local history Historic house information
Global Village & Discovery Center Americus Presidential Pathways Open air website, Habitat for Humanity site with Habitat houses from countries around the world that show life in poverty
Griffin Museum Griffin Presidential Pathways Local history information
Grovetown Museum Grovetown Classic South Local history information
Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center Buford Metro Atlanta Science and history Focus on the environment, also operates the Gwinnett History Museum in Lawrenceville and a restored 1930s farm in Duluth
Gwinnett Historical Society Lawrenceville Metro Atlanta Local history website
Hamburg State Park Mitchell Classic South Mill Includes a working grist mill and a museum with agriculture equipment and tools
Hamilton House (Dalton, Georgia) Dalton Northwest Multiple information, exhibits include chenille bedspreads, items and tufting artifacts, Civil War artifacts, antiques, open by appointment
Hamilton Plantation Slave Cabins St. Simons Island Colonial Coast Historic house website, two tabby slave cabins operated by the Cassina Garden Club, located at Gascoigne Bluff
Hazlehurst Historical Museum Hazlehurst Magnolia Midlands Local history information
Heard County Historical Center & Museum Franklin Presidential Pathways Local history Located in a former jail, operated by the Heard County Historical Society
Heritage Hall (Madison, Georgia) Madison Historic Heartland Historic house website
Heritage Museum of Gilmer County Ellijay Northwest Local history website, located in the Gilmer Arts and Heritage Association building
Heritage Station Museum Douglas Magnolia Midlands Local history information
Hickory Hill (Thomson, Georgia) Thomson Classic South Historic house website
Hills & Dales Estate LaGrange Presidential Pathways Historic house website, 1916 estate and gardens of Fuller Callaway, designed by Neel Reid
Historic Seabrook Village Midway Colonial Coast Open air website, includes over a dozen buildings representing rural coastal African American life after the Civil War
Historic Railroad Shops Savannah Colonial Coast Railroad Railroad trains and street cars
History Museum of Sautee-Nacoochee Sautee-Nacoochee Northeast Local history website
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site Brunswick Colonial Coast Historic house website, 19th century rice plantation
Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House Museum Fayetteville Metro Atlanta Local history website, includes Gone With the Wind and Civil War memorabilia
Howard Finster Vision House Summerville Northwest Art information, information, house and museum of visionary artist Howard Finster
Hudgens Center for the Arts Duluth Metro Atlanta Art website, officially the Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts
Indian Springs State Park Flovilla Historic Heartland Local history Park features a seasonal museum with exhibits on the Creek Nation, the CCC and local history
Interactive Neighborhood for Kids Gainesville Northeast Children's website
Jack Hadley Black History Museum Thomasville Plantation Trace African American website, black history memorabilia
Janice Persons Biggers House Columbus Presidential Pathways Historic house website, 19th century period home and offices of Historic Columbus, also known as 700 Broadway
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site Juliette Historic Heartland Historic house 19th century cotton plantation farm with outbuildings
Jefferson Davis Memorial Historic Site Irwinville Magnolia Midlands History Jefferson Davis Memorial Museum at site where Confederate President Jefferson Davis was captured in 1865
Jekyll Island Museum Jekyll Island Colonial Coast Local history
Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Plains Presidential Pathways Biographical Includes President Jimmy Carter's residence, boyhood farm, school, town railroad depot and a museum about his life
Johnston-Felton-Hay House Macon Historic Heartland Historic house Also known as the Hay House, 1850s Italian Renaissance Revival style mansion with furnishings from many periods
Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace Savannah Colonial Coast Historic house 1880s Victorian period home of Girl Scouts of the USA founder Juliette Gordon Low
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Kennesaw Metro Atlanta Military Includes Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign and a museum
King-Tisdell Cottage Savannah Colonial Coast African American website, African-American Savannah and the Sea Islands
Kingston Woman's History Museums Kingston Northwest Local history information
Kirby-Quinton Mountain Heritage Cabin Jasper Northwest Historic house website, operated by the Marble Valley Historical Society
Kolomoki Mounds Historic Park Blakely Plantation Trace Archaeology Museum with early Native American artifacts excavated from the park's Woodland Period mounds
LaGrange Art Museum LaGrange Presidential Pathways Art website, formerly the Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum
Lamar Dodd Art Center LaGrange Presidential Pathways Art website, part of LaGrange College
Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries Athens Historic Heartland Art Contemporary art galleries
Lapham-Patterson House Thomasville Plantation Trace Historic house 1880s Victorian house
Laurel & Hardy Museum Harlem Classic South Biographical website, early film comedians Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy
Lee and Gordon's Mill Chickamauga Northwest Mill website, historic mill with tractor museum
Legacy Museum on Main LaGrange Presidential Pathways Local history website
Lewis Grizzard Museum Moreland Metro Atlanta Biographical website, Southern humorist Lewis Grizzard
Lincoln County Historical Park Lincolnton Classic South Open air information, information
Little White House Historic Site Warm Springs Presidential Pathways History President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's personal retreat
L.L. Wyatt Museum Greensboro Classic South Prison information, information
Log Cabin At Milton High School Alpharetta Colonial Coast Historic house website, open by appointment with the Alpharetta Historical Society
Lowndes County Historical Museum Valdosta Plantation Trace History Website
Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History Augusta Classic South African American website
Lunchbox Museum Columbus Presidential Pathways Commodity website, located inside the International Marketplace, metal lunch boxes
Lyndon House Arts Center Athens Historic Heartland Multiple website, art exhibits and 19th century Ware-Lyndon House museum
Madison Museum of Fine Art Madison Historic Heartland Art American, European, Asian and African art and sculpture
Madison-Morgan Cultural Center Madison Historic Heartland Multiple website, changing exhibits of art and culture, permanent exhibits of local history, decorative arts, antiques, school room
Mansell House and Gardens Alpharetta Colonial Coast Historic house website, 1912 Queen Anne style house, operated by the Alpharetta Historical Society
Massee Lane Gardens Fort Valley Historic Heartland Decorative arts Botanical gardens with Annabelle Lundy Fetterman Educational Museum featuring a Boehm porcelain collection
Massie Heritage Center Savannah Colonial Coast Local history website, a unit of the Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, includes a model of old Savannah, Victorian building architecture and artifacts, the impact of Classical styles on Savannah buildings, a 19th-century period classroom, and the founding of Savannah
Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art Marietta Metro Atlanta Art website, American art
Marietta Fire Museum Marietta Metro Atlanta Firefighting website
Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum: Scarlett on the Square Marietta Metro Atlanta Media website, includes Gone with the Wind movie memorabilia
Marietta Museum of History Marietta Metro Atlanta Local history website
Maritime Center at Historic Coast Guard Station St. Simons Island Colonial Coast Maritime website, maritime and natural history
Marsh House (Lafayette, Georgia) LaFayette Northwest Historic house website
Meadow Garden Augusta Classic South Historic house 18th century period home of George Walton, one of the three signers of the Declaration of Independence from Georgia
Mercer-Williams House Museum Savannah Colonial Coast Historic house Includes 18th and 19th century furnishings and decorative arts
Midway Museum Midway Colonial Coast Local history website, Colonial era history
Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum Pooler Colonial Coast Aviation History of the Eighth Air Force and historic aircraft
Mildred Huie Museum St. Simons Island Colonial Coast Art website, art and history of St. Simons Island plantations and landmarks
Mitchell Depot Museum Mitchell Classic South Railroad information
Montgomery County Historic Village Mount Vernon Magnolia Midlands Historic houses website, part of Brewton-Parker College, two 19th century period log houses, open by appointment
Morgan County African-American Museum Madison Historic Heartland Ethnic - African American Website
Morris Museum of Art Augusta Classic South Art Art and artists of the American South
Museum of Arts and Sciences (Macon) Macon Historic Heartland Art and Natural history
Museum of Aviation Warner Robins Historic Heartland Aviation Located at Robins Air Force Base
Museum of Colquitt County History Moultrie Plantation Trace Local history website
Museum of History & Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University Kennesaw Metro Atlanta History website, a free museum at Kennesaw State University dedicated to World War II and the Holocaust, with frequent public programs and events open to the public
Museum of Southeastern Indians Roberta Historic Heartland Native American information
Museum of Southern Culture Colquitt Plantation Trace Culture website
National Civil War Naval Museum Columbus Presidential Pathways Military History of the Union and Confederate navies during the Civil War
National Infantry Museum Columbus Presidential Pathways Military at Fort Benningwebsite, located at Fort Benning, story of infantrymen
National Museum of Commercial Aviation Forest Park Metro Atlanta Aviation Displays include photos, timetables, ticket jackets, uniforms, model airplanes, aviation toys, in-flight serving ware, posters, aircraft components
Neel House Federated Garden Clubs of Macon Macon Historic Heartland Historic house website
New Echota Historic Site Calhoun Northwest Native American Replica 19th-century Cherokee village
Noble Hill-Wheeler Memorial Center Cassville Northwest African American information, information, historic black school
Northeast Georgia History Center Gainesville Northeast Local history website, part of Brenau University, regional history and culture
Oak Hill & Martha Berry Museum Rome Northwest Multiple Historic house and history museum about Berry College and founder Martha Berry
Obediah's Okefenok Waycross Colonial Coast Open air Park includes 1870s log cabin, many historic farm outbuildings, agriculture equipment, animals, print shop museum, antiques, Native American exhibit and more
Ocmulgee National Monument Macon Historic Heartland Native American Archaeology artifacts and Mississippian culture mound
Okefenokee Heritage Center Waycross Colonial Coast Multiple website, art and local history
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Brookhaven Metro Atlanta Art Website, art work which is international, representational, figurative, and spiritual in nature
Old Campbell County Historical Society Museum Fairburn Metro Atlanta Local history website
Old Fort Jackson Savannah Colonial Coast Military
Old Governor's Mansion Milledgeville Historic Heartland Historic house Operated by Georgia College & State University, antebellum mansion
Old Jail Museum Barnesville Historic Heartland Jail museum Website
Old Mill Motorcycle Museum Juliette Historic Heartland Transportation website
Old Pickens County Jail Jasper Northwest Prison website, operated by the Marble Valley Historical Society
Old South Farm Museum Woodland, Presidential Pathways Agriculture website, farm tools, equipment and home life implements
Paradise Gardens Park & Museum Summerville Northwest Art website, [ information], sculpture park museum created by visionary artist Howard Finster
Pasaquan Buena Vista Presidential Pathways Art Visionary art site
Paulding County History Museum Dallas Northwest Local history website
Pebble Hill Plantation Thomasville Plantation Trace Historic house 20th century estate featuring 19th century furniture, porcelain, silver, crystal, and glassware, sporting art and 33 Audubon lithographs, extensive grounds and gardens
Pemberton House Columbus Presidential Pathways Historic house Operated by Historic Columbus, Victorian cottage with a late 19th-century apothecary shop, Coca-Cola mementos
Pickens County Marble Museum Nelson Northwest Industry information, located in City Hall, history of marble in Georgia
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site Dallas Northwest Military website, Civil War battlefield and museum
Pine Mountain Gold Museum Villa Rica Presidential Pathways Mining website, former gold mine, artifacts and equipment
Polk County Historical Society Museum Cedartown Northwest Local history website
Power of the Past Museum Thomasville Plantation Trace Aviation website, antique airplanes, motors and memorabilia
Quinlan Visual Arts Center Gainesville Northeast Art website
Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum Savannah Colonial Coast History website
Rankin House Columbus Presidential Pathways Historic house Operated by Historic Columbus, 1850-1870 house museum
Richmond Hill Museum Richmond Hill Colonial Coast Local history website
Road to Tara Museum Jonesboro Metro Atlanta Media website
Robert Toombs House Historic Site Washington Classic South Historic house 19th century period home of politician Robert Toombs
Roland Hayes Museum Calhoun Northwest Biographical information, life of African American concert tenor Roland Hayes
Rome Area History Museum Rome Northwest Local history
Root House Museum Marietta Metro Atlanta Historic house website, operated by Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society, 1850s period house
Rose Lawn Museum Cartersville Northwest Historic house website, Victorian period mansion
Roswell Fire & Rescue Museum Roswell Metro Atlanta Firefighting website
Roundhouse Railroad Museum Savannah Colonial Coast Railroad
Sam Nunn Museum Perry Historic Heartland Biographical information, information, Senator Sam Nunn
Sandy Springs Historic Site Sandy Springs Metro Atlanta Historic house website, includes 19th century Williams-Payne House and outbuildings
Sapelo Island Visitors Center Darien Colonial Coast Multiple Island's cultural and natural history
Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Museum & Nature Center Savannah Colonial Coast Multiple Canal history, area history and natural history
Savannah History Museum Savannah Colonial Coast Local history
SCAD Museum of Art Savannah Colonial Coast Art Operated by the Savannah College of Art and Design, located in the Central of Georgia Railroad: Savannah Shops and Terminal Facilities, British and American art, African American collection, decorative arts and fashion
Scull Shoals Greensboro Classic South Local history
Shelnutt House Museum Bowdon Historic High Country Historic house website, operated by the Bowdon Area Historical Society, open on special occasions
Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum Savannah Colonial Coast Maritime website
Sidney Lanier Cottage House Museum Macon Historic Heartland Historic house website, mid-19th century period home, birthplace of poet Sidney Lanier
Smyrna Museum Smyrna Metro Atlanta Local history website
Sorrel Weed House Savannah Colonial Coast Historic house 1830s period house
Southeastern Quilt & Textile Museum Carrollton Historic High Country Textile History of quilts and textiles
Southeastern Railway Museum Duluth Metro Atlanta Railroad Georgia's official transportation history museum, over 90 pieces of rolling stock exhibited on the 30-acre (12 ha) site
Southern Forest World Waycross Colonial Coast Industry website, forest industry in the South
Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History Kennesaw Metro Atlanta Multiple Railroad and Civil War artifacts, formerly the Kennesaw Civil War Museum
St. Marys Submarine Museum St. Marys Colonial Coast Maritime website, American submarine history
St. Simons Island Light St. Simons Island Colonial Coast Maritime Lighthouse and museum
Stately Oaks Jonesboro Metro Atlanta Historic house 1839 antebellum mansion and outbuildings
Steffen Thomas Museum of Art Buckhead Historic Heartland Art website, artworks and life of German-American Expressionist Steffen Thomas
Stephens County History Museum Toccoa Northeast Local history website
Stone Mountain Stone Mountain Metro Atlanta Multiple Includes the Stone Mountain Museum about the mountain's carving and the Civil War, and the open air Antebellum Plantation and Farmyard
Suttons Corner Frontier Country Store Museum Fort Gaines Plantation Trace History website, 1840s frontier general store complex
Taylor-Grady House Athens Historic Heartland Historic house mid-19th-century mansion open for tours and rental
Teaching Museum North Roswell Metro Atlanta Multiple Open for school groups only
Telfair Museum of Art Savannah Colonial Coast Art Includes fine art and decorative art collections in three facilities, including the historic Telfair Mansion and Owens-Thomas House, and the contemporary Jepson Center for the Arts
Tellus: Northwest Georgia Science Museum Cartersville Northwest Natural history/Science Website, formerly Weinman Mineral Museum, exhibits include minerals, fossils, transportation technology, science playground and a planetarium
Thomas County Museum of History Thomasville Plantation Trace Multiple website, includes main museum of local history, 1877 middle-class home, 1893 single-lane bowling alley, 1860s log house, 1890s courthouse
Thomasville Cultural Center Thomasville Plantation Trace Art website
Thronateeska Heritage Center Albany Plantation Trace Multiple Includes a science museum, local history museum and planetarium
Thunderbolt Museum Thunderbolt Colonial Coast Local history website
Tidelands Nature Center Jekyll Island Colonial Coast Natural history website
Tifton Museum of Arts & Heritage Tifton Plantation Trace Art information
T.R.R. Cobb House Athens Historic Heartland Historic house Mid-19th century period home of Confederate General Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb
Travelers Rest State Historic Site Toccoa Northeast Historic house Early 19th century tavern and inn
Tubman African American Museum Macon Historic Heartland African American Art, history and culture of African Americans
Tunnel Hill Heritage Center Tunnel Hill Northwest Multiple website, local history museum, historic railroad tunnel and train viewing
Turner Center For The Arts Valdosta Plantation Trace Art website
Ty Cobb Museum Royston Northeast Biographical Baseball player Ty Cobb
Uncle Remus Museum Eatonton Historic Heartland Media website, log cabin created from two slave cabins, dedicated to portraying Southern life as in the Uncle Remus stories
U.S. Army Signal Corps Museum Augusta Classic South Military Website at Fort Gordon
U.S. Navy Supply Corps Museum Athens Historic Heartland Military Website
Valdosta Museum Valdosta Plantation Trace Local history website, also known as the Lowndes County Historical Museum
Valdosta State University Fine Arts Gallery Valdosta Plantation Trace Art website
Vidalia Onion Museum Vidalia Magnolia Midlands Food website
Virginia E. Evans History Museum Greensboro Classic South Local history information, photos, also known as the Greene County Historical Society Museum
Vogel State Park Blairsville Northeast History Includes Vogel Museum about the CCC
Walker County Regional Heritage and Model Train Museum Chickamauga Northwest Multiple information, local history, railroad history and model trains
Walker-Peters-Langdon House Columbus Presidential Pathways Historic house website, operated by Historic Columbus, early 19th-century house
Washington Historical Museum Washington Classic South Local history website
West Georgia Museum Tallapoosa Northwest Multiple website, local and natural history, includes replicas of old stores, a barber shop and a bank, and dinosaur models
Westville Lumpkin Presidential Pathways Living 1850 rural village
Woodruff Farm House Columbus Presidential Pathways Historic house website, operated by Historic Columbus, 1840s farm house
World War II Flight Training Museum Douglas Magnolia Midlands Aviation website
Wormsloe Historic Site Savannah Colonial Coast Local history Former 18th century plantation site and museum

Defunct museums[edit]

Tourism regions[edit]

The Georgia Department of Economic Development[4] has defined 9 tourism regions as listed below with their associated travel associations as footnotes.

Classic South[edit]

East central part of the state, includes the city of Augusta;[5]

Georgia Coast[edit]

Also known as the Colonial Coast, includes the city of Savannah[6]

Historic Heartland[edit]

Central part of the state, includes the cities of Macon and Athens[7]

Historic High Country[edit]

Northwest region, includes Chickamauga[8]

Magnolia Midlands[edit]

Southeast section, includes Statesboro,[9] Counties: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Bleckley, Bulloch, Candler, Coffee, Dodge, Evans, Irwin, Jeff Davis, Laurens, Long, Montgomery, Pulaski, Screven, Tattnall, Telfair, Toombs, Treutlen, Wayne, Wheeler, and Wilcox.

Metro Atlanta[10][edit]

Northeast Georgia Mountains[edit]

Northeast region,[11] Counties: Banks, Dawson, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union, and White

Plantation Trace[edit]

Rural southwestern section, includes Fitzgerald[12]

Presidential Pathways[edit]

West central section,[13] includes Columbus and Plains

See also[edit]

Lists of other institutions in Georgia similar to museums:


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