Historic Heartland / Watkinsville

Eagle Tavern Museum

26 North Main Street
Watkinsville, GA 30677

  • Autumn at the Eagle Tavern Musem

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  • Interior of the Eagle Tavern

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  • Interior of the 'trading post' room of the Eagle Tavern

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The Historic Eagle Tavern was built in 1802 and still stands in its original spot. It was a stagecoach-style trading post. People from all over the South visited the tavern for lodging, food and drink. Take a trip back to the 1800s in the restored stagecoach stop. The building has been converted into a historic museum showing what life was like 200 years ago in Oconee County. The Eagle Tavern is also an attraction for paranormal hunters, and the Oconee County Tourism Department hosts haunted tours every October. Call to set up an appointment to explore the haunted parts of the tavern.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Donation of $2.00 or more $2.00

    Facility Amenities

    Parking on Site

    General Information


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages