The Augusta Riverwalk features a children's playground and various gardens. Two museums are located off the walkway along with the Jessye Norman Amphitheater and several restaurants. Great for families out for some fresh air along the Savannah River.
Built in 1845 the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area the nation's only industrial power canal still in use for its original purpose. The canal site includes many historical exhibits, boat tours, and many outdoor recreation areas.
Located in the heart of downtown Augusta, the James Brown Arena hosts sports events, concerts, and many other local, regional, and nation shows and events. Check out their web site for more information.
The Augusta Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau is a great resource and can provide you with information on attractions, recreation, hotels, shopping, dining and maps of the Augusta area.
The Augusta Museum of History includes many exhibits and collections from Augusta's Past. Highlights include a 1914 steam locomotive, many documents and items from the founding of Augusta in 1736, and a Civil War collection.
The Augusta Regional Airport serves Augusta and the CSRA (Central Savannah River Area). You can contact them for information at (706) 798-3236.
Occupied by the Wilson family between 1860 and 1870, the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson is the house in which Wilson lived longest throughout his life. Highlights include fourteen rooms furnished to the 1860s Victorian period, original outbuildings and thirteen pieces of furniture used by Woodrow Wilson and his family.
Located in downtown Augusta on the Riverwalk, the Fort Discovery Science Center includes some 280 exhibits. Highlights include the areas of Robotics, Math, Space, and Communications.
The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art was Founded in 1937 and resides in the historic house know as Ware's Folly. Ware's folly, so name for the large sum of money paid for its 1818 construction, currently houses major exhibitions of local and regional artists. The institute also conducts art classes and other special events at this historic location.
This historic old theatre in downtown augusta is hosts many plays movies and other national and local venues. Highlights of the web site include schedule and event information, as well as historical information about the theatre.
Dedicated to one of Georgia’s most influential educational leaders, the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History includes a wide array of exhibits or historical and cultural interest to the Augusta area. Exhibits of interest include the Ebony Legacy Exhibition, Pilgrim Life Insurance Company Exhibition, and the Alice Davis Collection.
Located on the Riverwalk in downtown Augusta the museum offers a broad collection of Southern art. Areas of interest include Civil War art, the Black Presence in Southern art, Southern Impressionism, early 20th century painting and contemporary works.
Built by Jesuit priests in 1897, the Sacred Heart Cultural Center hosts many important cultural events and organizations. Highlights include the Augusta Ballet, Choral Society, Children's Chorale, Community Outreach for the Handicapped, Opera, Players, and Symphony.