Classic South / Washington

Washington Historical Museum

308 E. Robert Toombs Ave.
Washington, GA 30673

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Local history museum that tells the rich history of the Wilkes County area. Wonderful Civil War, Revolutionary War and Indian artifact collection.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Ages 6-12 $3.00

    Guided Group Tour of 15 or more $7.00

    Guided Tour $10.00

    Self Guided Tour $5.00


    Group Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Group Amenities


    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Victorian Mourning in America: 1837-1901

    Victorian Mourning in America: 1837-1901

    09/15/2016 - 12/31/2016

    In the Victorian Era, death was almost as much a part of society as living. Due to the high mortality rate of women and children and the lack of services to attend to the deceased, deaths were very much a family affair that took place in the home. Southerners, especially, adopted the mourning practices of Europeans and several customs that would seem strange today were commonplace. This exhibit features historic artifacts and information that guide visitors through the Victorian mourning p... read more

  • Christmas Tour of Homes & Candlelight Dinner

    Christmas Tour of Homes & Candlelight Dinner

    12/09/2016 - 12/10/2016

    Venture to Historic Washington-Wilkes as we deck the halls and decorate the mantles for Christmas! On Friday night, we'll welcome you with a toast at our Champagne Soiree before you climb aboard a trolley for an evening stained-glass tour of the Washington Historic District. On Saturday, get a rare glimpse inside expertly preserved private homes showcasing some of the finest architectural details of the Old South during our Christmas Tour of Homes. Join a historian-led walking tour detailing ... read more