Historic Heartland / Macon

Hay House, a property of The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation

934 Georgia Ave.
Macon, GA 31201

478-742-8155


Get the royal treatment at Hay House, known as the "Palace of the South." The magnificent Italian Renaissance Revival Hay House was featured on A&E's America's Castles program. Built from 1855-1859, this antebellum mansion covers 18,000 square feet, 24 rooms and seven levels, and is designated as a National Historic Landmark for its innovative architecture and technology. Open to the public for tours and also available for special event rentals.

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
    Saturday: 1:00AM - 4:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $11

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Parking off Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible (Limited) , Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    475, 75

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Men in Uniform: Hay House and the Civil War

    Men in Uniform: Hay House and the Civil War

    01/22/2014 - 11/21/2014

    See a display of artifacts and portraits of Hay House residents affected by the war. The exhibit will give special attention to the incredible story of Philemon Tracy, a Confederate family member who was secretly carried across Northern territory to be buried there. The mystery of why a Union soldier's portrait was kept vigil at Hay House will be revealed also. The exhibit artifacts include original Confederate bills.

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