Historical Attractions in CLYO with kids

You’ve heard the saying “History can be fun”…well, we think history IS fun (especially in Clyo, Georgia!)

Clyo is filled with history, and what better way to learn about it with children than to experience the many places to visit in this The Peach State city that can actually take you back in time!

Historical attractions come in all shapes and sizes. There are landmarks where iconic events happened. There are homes of historic figures filled with treasures and artifacts from their amazing lives. There are historic buildings whose walls are filled with stories from Clyo’s past. 

The best way for kids to learn about history, is to actually visit the places where history happened. It makes sense! Kids can use their imagination as they read and hear all about events, people and places, and feel like they have gone back in time.

There are plenty of things to do with kids in Clyo when it comes to history, so what are we waiting for - let’s GO! 

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  • King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation

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    (30 miles) Savannah

    The King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation manages the Beach Institute African American Culture Center, the King-Tisdell Cottage and the Negro Heritage Trail Tour: An African American Journey.

  • Augusta Museum of History

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    (79 miles) Augusta

    Through the use of theatrical techniques, museum theater brings to life the stories of people and create characters that present history in an innovative and engaging manner.

  • The National Science Center

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    (80 miles) Augusta

    The only science center dedicated to exciting students across the nation about math, science, and technology. Here, math and science are not lifeless, boring subjects to be approached with ...

  • St Simons Island Lighthouse

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    (94 miles) St Simons Island

    It's a fun and historic lighthouse attraction! Costumed characters, hands-on elements, and charming surroundings are all waiting for families at this traditional and historically significant working ...

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  • Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

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    (30 miles) Savannah

    Ahoy! With ship models, paintings, and maritime antiques, this fascinating sea shanty of a museum will teach kids all about maritime history from the 18th and 19th century. A family day out worthy of ...

  • Georgia State Railroad Museum

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    (30 miles) Savannah

    Watch the turntable in action, try a handcart and see behind the scenes into vintage rail, plus guided tours, train rides and related craft demonstrations.

  • Coastal Discovery Museum

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    (36 miles) Hilton Head Island

    With indoor and outdoor exhibits, activity centers in the Sea Island Classroom, the History Time-line Exhibit, and Museum Store on-site, plus 11 different tours and cruises around the island, the ...

  • Morris Museum of Art

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    (80 miles) Augusta

    The Morris Museum of Art, located on the Riverwalk in downtown Augusta, Georgia, is the first museum dedicated to the art and artists of the American South. The collection includes holdings of nearly ...

  • Adventure Cove Family Fun Center

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    (38 miles) Hilton Head Island

    Come and test your skills at Adventure Cove, the island's largest arcade. Adventure Cove offers a variety of games from the classics to the most interactive on the market. There is something for the ...

  • Edisto Island Serpentarium

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    (58 miles) Edisto Island

    You can view beautiful reptiles in both the indoor and outdoor facilities. Alligators and turtles swim and play in large outdoor ponds in the outdoor gardens, while other reptiles bask in the large ...

  • Georgia Sea Turtle Center

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    (99 miles) Jekyll Island

    An amazing sea turtle hospital where visitors may visit recovering patients and can also explore an interactive exhibition in Georgia!

  • Splash In The Boro

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    (28 miles) Statesboro

    Water Slides - Our 2 body slides and 1 inner tube slide wind around each other and finish with an exciting plunge into a common pool!

  • Whirlin Waters Adventure Waterpark

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    (78 miles) North Charleston

    A fun water park in North Charleston set over 15 acres, with kiddie areas, slides, wave pools and much more!

  • Old Savannah Tours and Transportation

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    (30 miles) Savannah

    Old Savannah tours is the only locally owned and operated Trolley Tour Company in Savannah. For over 25 years we have been providing both overview and on-off tours of this beautiful historic city.

  • Amicks Deep Sea Fishing

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    (37 miles) Savannah

    This first class fishing service offers deep sea and inshore fishing, sightseeing excursions, and dolphin tours.

  • Jumping Jacks Family Fun Center

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    (33 miles) Savannah

    A fun indoor jump zone, laser tag, AND a FREE play area for toddlers! Great Georgia fun for those active kids in Savannah.

  • Monkey Joes

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    (77 miles) Charleston

    Wall to wall inflatables, obstacle courses, and other great activities for active kids under 12 in this South Carolina indoor play center!

  • Hoppy Feet Fun Center

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    (90 miles) Grovetown

    We are Augusta, GA's newest indoor fun center specializing in private parties and open jump! We also offer many inflatables for backyard parties, church, or school events.

  • Fort Pulaski

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    (37 miles) Savannah

    The Battle for Fort Pulaski in April 1862 marked a turning point in military history. It featured the first significant use of rifled cannons in combat. Explore the historic fort, or take a scenic ...

  • Skidaway Island State Park

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    (39 miles) Savannah

    Located near historic Savannah, this state park has camping, events, wildlife, and outdoor adventure - great for those active families!

  • Magnolia Springs State Park

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    (49 miles) Millen

    Magnolia Springs State Park is known for its crystal clear springs flowing 7 million gallons of water per day and the beautiful boardwalk which spans the cool water. During warmer months, visitors ...

  • Frankie's Fun Park

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    (74 miles) South Charleston

    Great fun for those active kids in Charleston with mini golf, arcades, rides, bumper boats, racing tracks and so much more!

  • Carolina Ice Palace

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    (78 miles) Charleston

    South Carolina's Ultimate Family Entertainment Complex, the Carolina Ice Palace was designed to be a year-round family playground for recreational skating, league hockey, figure skating, extreme ...

  • Red Wing Rollerway

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    (85 miles) Augusta

    A classic family friendly rollerskating rink welcoming quad and inline skaters of all ages for a variety of sesison types.

  • Island Miniature Golf and Games

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    (36 miles) Savannah

    Great kids fun in Savannah with bumper go-carts, batting cages, train rides, moonwalk bounces and much more - including yes, mini golf!

  • Music In Motion Family Fun Center

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    (78 miles) Summerville

    Family roller skating rink playing classic and contemporary pop music, with video game arcade including air hockey and pool tables also available.