The Coast / Waycross

Okefenokee Heritage Center

1460 N. Augusta Ave.
Waycross, GA 31503

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Established in 1975, the Okefenokee Heritage Center is an art center and history museum dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of the Okefenokee region, and its people, for future generations. Exhibits include a 1912 Baldwin steam locomotive with a baggage car, mail car, passenger car, and caboose. There are also exhibits on Native Americans of southeast Georgia, early settlers of the region, the region's African-American heritage, Sacred Harp singing, and the history of newspapers in the region. The OHC also features exhibits of fine art by regional artists, which change monthly. 912-285-4260

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $7

    Ages 6 - 18 $5

    Children 5 & Under Free



    Group Discount

    Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Gift Shop

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Meeting Facilities

    Parking off Site

    Parking on Site

    Party Facilities

    Public Restrooms

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round


    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available


    Payment Options

    American Express




    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages