Central and North Georgia Sights

Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center

  • 3370 LaFayette Rd.
  • Fort Oglethorpe

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

This excellent small museum offers a timeline of the battle, a film on the military strategy that involved 124,000 soldiers, a collection of 346 antique military rifles, and a well-stocked bookstore. There's a 7-mi self-guided auto tour through the park, with numerous spots to stop and view the more than 700 monuments and historical markers in Chickamauga, and on select dates, you can join a free 90-minute auto caravan through the park, led by a park ranger. The first Civil War military park and the largest in the nation, it opened in 1890.

Sight Information

Address:

1 mi south of intersection of GA 2 and U.S. 27, 3370 LaFayette Rd., Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, 30742, United States

Phone:

706-866–9241

Website: www.nps.gov/chch

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily 8:30–5

Published 07/23/2015

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