Classic South / Augusta

Augusta Museum of History

560 Reynolds St.
Augusta, GA 30901

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  • Augusta Museum of History Augusta Story - Petersburg Boat

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  • Augusta Museum of History Celebrating a Grand Tradition, the Sport of Golf

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  • Augusta Museum of History Augusta Story - Civil War

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  • Augusta Museum of History Georgia Railroad #302

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  • Augusta Museum of History The Godfather of Soul, Mr. James Brown

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Founded in 1937, the Augusta Museum of History is Augusta's oldest historical agency devoted to the preservation and presentation of local and regional history. The museum is home to the award-winning permanent exhibition, Augusta's Story, a 12,000-year journey through the region's rich and diverse past, and The Transportation Corridor, which features a fully restored 1914 locomotive. The museum also presents exhibitions on topics relating to the people and events of the Central Savannah River Region. From early Native Americans to The Godfather of Soul, James Brown, Augusta's history is brimming with the people and the forces that make Augusta a historical journey worth taking.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 1:00PM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $4.00

    Children (6-18) $2.00

    Children 5 & under $0.00

    Seniors $3.00

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available, Group-friendly, Minimum Group Size

    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site, Film

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • James Brown Family Historical Tour

    James Brown Family Historical Tour

    04/02/2016 - 03/04/2017

    James Brown Family Historical Tours take place once a week on Saturdays from 11 a.m. until 12:45 a.m., and they originate at the Augusta Museum of History. Introduced in February 2016, this narrated bus tour visits sites that are significant to the history of James Brown growing up and living in Augusta. Highlights include such sites as the elementary school that James Brown attended, the home where he lived as a child, businesses owned by James Brown, James Brown Statue, James Brown Aren... read more

Meeting Rooms

  • Name Dimensions Ceiling Ht Sq. Feet Banquet Cap. Theater Cap. Classroom Cap. U-Shaped Cap. Exhibit Cap. Conference Cap. Reception Cap.
    Rotunda - - 6431.0 150 - - - - - 400
    Theater - - - - 100 - - - - -
    Classroom - - - - - 40 - - - -