Historic Heartland / Macon

Ocmulgee National Monument

1207 Emery Hwy.
Macon, GA 31217

478-752-8257
  • Earth Lodge

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  • Great Temple Mound

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  • Great Temple Mound

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  • Ocmulgee Visitor Center

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  • Visitor Center

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  • Wetlands

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  • Ocmulgee Indian Celebration

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  • Ocmulgee Visitor Center

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  • Great Temple Mound

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  • Earth Lodge

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  • Earth Lodge

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  • Ocmulgee pottery

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  • Opelofa Trail

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  • Earth Lodge floor

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Journey to the ancient past to discover 17,000 years of Native American heritage just across the Ocmulgee River from downtown Macon. Enter the continent's only reconstructed Earth Lodge with the original 1,000-year-old floor, climb to the top of the Great Temple Mound, see prehistoric trenches and the site of a Colonial British trading post. Annual events include the Ocmulgee Lantern Light Tours during Macon's Cherry Blossom Festival in the Spring and the Ocmulgee Indian Celebration held every third weekend in September.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission fee 0.00

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Maps & Brochures Available, Maps / Brochures in Other Languages, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round, Pet-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    16, 75

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages