Plantation Trace / Albany

Albany Welcome Center

112 N. Front Street
Albany, GA 31701

229-317-4760 | 866-750-0840
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Stop by for information and brochures, to watch the film, 'From the Heart of Southwest Georgia', and pick up Albany souevnirs and cooking items inspired by Albany native and queen of southern cuisine, Paula Deen.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 12:00PM - 4:00PM
    Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM


    Regional Visitor Information Center Program-Certified Welcome Centers

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Concessions, Free Parking, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Information/Services Provided

    Bike Rentals, Maps/Brochures/Guides, Vacation Planners, Welcome Center

    Near Interstate Highway

    520, 75, 85

    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Service Type

    Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB)

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Imagination Theater Showtimes

    Imagination Theater Showtimes

    03/14/2014 - 12/31/2015

    The Imagination Theater is now showing 'MicroPlanet', 'Fire Ants: The Invincible Army', and 'Alligator Kingdom'.

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  • Dive Shows

    Dive Shows

    03/15/2014 - 12/31/2015

    Did you know that you can watch divers hand-feed the fish in our blue hole every Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.? Staff and/or volunteers are also on-hand to answer questions. Recently, our divers have begun playing tic-tac-toe with the audience!

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  • Good Life Drum Circle

    Good Life Drum Circle

    03/15/2014 - 12/31/2015

    Bring your rhythm, drums or other percussion instruments and chairs. If you don't think you have rhythm we will help you find it. If you don't have a drum or other percussion instruments, we will share what we have. Fun for the entire Family. No drumming experience necessary, just the willingness to share. See you at the drum circle!!

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  • Overlapping Sensibilities

    Overlapping Sensibilities

    01/16/2015 - 04/18/2015

    Join us for a solo exhibition of paintings by Surface Design Association member Ray Pierotti.

    "My technique is mixed medium based. I use natural untreated fabrics such as cotton, linen or papers. On these surfaces I apply, by brush and hand, multiple applications of colorfast solarized dyes, soft pastels, acrylic paints and color pencils. There are often as many as 80 individual applications of these mediums to the untreated natural surface of one work. Over 800 of my unique painti... read more

  • Toddler Tuesdays

    Toddler Tuesdays

    02/03/2015 - 03/03/2015

    Join us on the first Tuesday of every month from 10:30 -11:30 a.m. for arts, crafts, movement and stories. Toddler Tuesday is a great opportunity for toddlers and parents to explore and create! Children will create works inspired by our collection of art or a short story read in class. This is for children five years and younger. Reservations required by 5 p.m. the Monday before the event. Call 229-439-8400 or email yjones@albanymuseum.... read more

  • Beethoven in Blue Jeans

    Beethoven in Blue Jeans

    02/28/2015 - 02/28/2015

    Albany Symphony Orchestra's season continues with Beethoven in Blue Jeans, a "Water" themed concert featuring the world première of Steven Landis' "Thronateeska." The concert also includes Smetana's "Vltava," (The Moldau) and Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, the "Pastoral," with its flowing stream and mighty thunderstorm.

    Thronateeska was commissioned in celebration of Albany Symphony Orchestra's 50th Season. Cast in three continuous movements, the composition explores the impact the Flint... read more

  • Albany Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

    Albany Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

    03/07/2015 - 03/07/2015

    We pride ourselves on giving our runners an extraordinary experience with a weekend full of fun events. The marathon and half marathon are open to runners and walkers of all ages and skills. Albany, Georgia offers a flat, spectator-friendly course. The Albany race is ranked as one of the top Boston qualifiers in the country. With over 20 percent of all marathon finishers qualifying, this is one of the nation's fastest marathons. A free admission ticket will be given to each participant for t... read more

  • Family Day

    Family Day

    03/14/2015 - 03/14/2015

    The Albany Museum of Art and Albany Recreation & Parks Department present Family Day on Saturday, March 14 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the AMA. There will be plenty of spring-themed art activities, along with outdoor games (weather permitting), and Kiwanis Student Art Show on display in the Willson Auditorium. Admission is free! Please note that all children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • Symphony @ the Museum

    Symphony @ the Museum

    03/21/2015 - 03/21/2015

    The Albany Symphony collaborates regularly with many diverse organizations and agencies in the region. Chamber ensembles perform in three concerts at the Albany Museum of Art. This year, encore performances by guzheng artist Su Chang and the Italian Opera will be held, respectively, at the ABAC Presents! Series in Tifton and the Rylander Theater in Americus. The orchestra has participated with the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce in its hosting of the Red Carpet of Georgia tour. The orchestr... read more