Central and North Georgia Sights

Augusta Canal Interpretive Center

  • 1450 Greene St. Map It
  • Augusta
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

Housed in a converted mill, this museum traces Augusta's important role in developing Georgia's textile industry. The looms are still powered by the building's original turbines (which you can see in action); they also provide the power to juice up the museum's Petersburg canal boats. Tours of the canal, usually one hour long, start here and are a fascinating trip through history. Guides are well versed in the passing sights, which include assorted wildlife, a working 19th-century textile mill, and two of Georgia's only remaining 18th-century houses.

Sight Information

Address:

1450 Greene St., Augusta, Georgia, 30901, United States

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Phone:

706-823–0440

Sight Details:

  • $6 admission only, $12.50 with boat tour
  • Apr.–Jun. and Sept.–Oct., Mon.– Sat. 9:30–5, Sun. 1–5; Jul.–Aug. and Dec.–Mar., Tues.–Sat. 9:30–5.

Published 07/23/2015

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