The Coast / Waycross

Okefenokee Heritage Center

1460 N. Augusta Ave.
Waycross, GA 31503

912-285-4260
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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 - 2:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 2:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 2:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 2:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 2:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $7

    Ages 6 - 18 $5

    Children 5 & Under Free

    Facility Amenities

    Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Way Green Local Fare Market

    Way Green Local Fare Market

    06/06/2015 - 10/03/2015

    The Way Green Local Market is a direct farm-to-customer venue for local farmers and growers. The market also includes local handcrafted artisans, locally prepared food vendors, local musicians, artists, artisans and educational activities for youth and adults. Vendor products include honey, eggs, produce, local meat, baked goods, coffee, flowers, wood crafted items, goat milk soaps and lotions, Georgia Olive Farm Oil, grits and more. The market promotes community education to connect food cho... read more