Historic Heartland / Macon

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

934 Georgia Ave.
Macon, GA 31201


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

    Sunday: 1:00PM - 4:00PM
    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: 10:00AM - 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