Massee Lane Gardens Historic Headquarters of the American Camellia Society


100 Massee Ln.
Fort Valley GA 31030


  • General Admission: $10.00
  • Children 12 and under: $0.00
  • Members of the American Camellia Society: $0.00
  • Senior Admission (55+): $8.00
  • APG Reciprocal Admissions Card Holders (with card): $0.00
  • Professionally Guided Tours (groups 10+ w/reservations): $10.00
  • Guided Tours with lunch (groups 10+ w/reservations): $25.00

Hours of Operation

  • Tuesday : 10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday : 10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday : 10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Friday : 10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday : 10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sunday : 1:00pm - 4:30pm


Camellia Azalea
Gates at Massee Lane Gardens
Brick Walkway in Formal Camellia Garden
Pitcher Plants in Brown and Hall Environmental Garden
C. Japonica 'Purple Passion'
Dr. C. David Scheibert installed the beautiful rose garden and dedicated it on June 15, 1985 to his wife Jean and his mother Luella. More than 150 roses fill the area.
Camellia Hybrid 'Night Rider'
Fountain with annuals in formal camellia garden at Massee Lane Gardens.
The Dr. Dan and Muriel Nathan Education Pavilion is located by the lake in the environmental garden.
Fetterman Gallery set up for a wedding reception. Note Boehm Porcelain exhibit in background.
Azaleas in bloom at Massee Lane Gardens
Camellia Nitidissima
Camellia Japonica 'Moonlight Bay'

Massee Lane Gardens is the botanical garden headquarters of the American Camellia Society, an International Garden of Excellence, and a Georgia Camellia Trail garden. Brick walkways lead visitors through a self-guided tour of one of the world's finest camellia collections. Known as the "Winter Rose," camellias bloom from September through March. Something is always blooming at Massee Lane, no matter the season. Special events, workshops and deluxe boxed-luncheon guided tours are held each day in February to celebrate the Festival of Camellias (including extended garden hours).

Do not miss the Japanese Garden, Rose Garden, Formal Camellia Garden, Camellia Species Garden, Children's Garden, Environmental Garden, Camellia Seedling Garden, Camellia Sun Trial Garden, and Native Azalea Garden. Two museum galleries showcase Edward Marshall Boehm porcelain sculptures in botanical, wildlife, religious and military themes. Professionally guided tours of Massee Lane Gardens are available by appointment for groups of ten or more.

  • AAA
Facility Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Parking on Site
  • Equipment Rentals Available
  • Gift Shop
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Restrooms
  • Rentals Available
  • Self-guided Tours
  • Maps & Brochures Available
Near Interstate Highway
  • 75
Payment Options
  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • Visa
Special Tags
  • Eco-Friendly
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
General Information
  • Family-Friendly
  • Partially Accessible
  • Open Year 'Round
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Outdoor Location
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