Classic South / Augusta

Civil War Canal Tour "Food, Fabric & Firepower"

Dates : 3/1/13 - 12/29/15
Augusta Canal Petersburg Boat Tours
1450 Greene Street
Suite 400
Augusta, GA 30901

706-823-0440 | 888-659-8926
  • Augusta Canal, home of Confederate Powder Works

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In observance of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Augusta Canal National Heritage Area presents a Petersburg boat tour highlighting Augusta's role as a Confederate city. The one-hour tour explores the behind-the-lines role that the canal played in supplying the troops, including the famous Confederate Powder Works, Rigdon-Ansley Pistol factory, Confederate Bakery, shoe factory and much more. Informative guides share stories from this explosive time in our history as you enjoy a ride along the beautiful Augusta Canal.

Tours run daily at 1:30 p.m. March  through November. December through February, tours are offered Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 1:30PM - 2:30PM
    Monday: 1:30PM - 2:30PM
    Tuesday: 1:30PM - 2:30PM
    Wednesday: 1:30PM - 2:30PM
    Thursday: 1:30PM - 2:30PM
    Friday: 1:30PM - 2:30PM
    Saturday: 1:30PM - 2:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adult $13.75

    Sr., Student, Military $11.75


    Group Discount, Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Accessible by Public Transportation, Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    Adults (18+), Adults (21+), Seniors (55+), Teens (13-18), Tweens (9-12)


    Civil War, History & Heritage