Historical Attractions in Dawson

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Lumpkin
A living history museum which depicts an 1850 west Georgia village. Experience 19th community, meet costumed townsfolk and more.
Columbus
CCSSC has four major components, first is the interactive lobby displays with seven flight simulators, next is the Omnisphere Theater Planetarium, the third is the Mead Observatory and finally there is the Challenger Learning Center, where you can fl...
Landmark Park
(64 Miles)
Dothan
An 1890s Wiregrass Farmstead, Boardwalk, Nature Trail, Planetarium, Interpretive Center, Playground and more await you at Landmark Park.
Thomasville
The Lapham-Patterson House is a monument to the imagination, creative engineering and craftsmanship of the Victorian Era.
Warm Springs
The Little White House, in the Warm Springs Historic District in Warm Springs, Georgia, was Franklin Delano Roosevelt's personal retreat. He first came to Warm Springs for treatment of his paralytic illness, and liked the area so much that, as Govern...
Tuskegee
In the 1940's Tuskegee, Alabama became home to a "military experiment" to train America's first African-American military pilots. In time the "experiment" became known as the Tuskegee Experience and the participants as the Tuskegee Airmen.
The MOOseum
(116 Miles)
Montgomery
Each year, about 10,000 school children and adults tour The MOOseum. The MOOseum opened in 1995 and offers a fun and interactive way for people of all ages to learn about Alabama's $3 billion beef cattle industry.
Old Alabama Town
(117 Miles)
Montgomery
Old Alabama Town is a collection of authentically restored 19th and 20th century structures. A place where people of all ages have fun learning about Central Alabama's history, architecture and lifestyles of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Montgomery
The Rosa Parks Library and Museum serves as an historical milestone to those who strive to understand the event that began the famous bus boycott. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Montgomery for kids.
Atlanta
The Atlanta Preservation Center is the agency for coordination, knowledge, research and advocacy for preservation in the city.
Atlanta
Fernbank Science Center offers hands-on science activities for kids.The exhibit hall presents numerous displays which deal with a whole array of scientific concepts. The theme for the entire exhibit area reflects the slogan of the Science Center: "Wh...
Atlanta
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and operated by the Atlanta History Center, the Margaret Mitchell House is a turn-of-the century, three-story, Tudor Revival building where Margaret Mitchell lived and wrote her Pulitzer-Prize winnin...
Johns Creek
We provide the public with an educational resource to gain knowledge, enjoyment, appreciation, and a sense of stewardship of the natural and historical environment.
Montevallo
Step back in time to the birth of our country by joining costumed historical interpreters in a village of living history. You will be able to witness significant events that led to the birth of the nation and explore recreations of historical sites, ...
Gainesville
The Chicopee Woods Story follows the meanderings of Walnut Creek through previous times in the Chicopee Woods. Learn about past inhabitants of the area through dioramas, actual fossils and artifacts, and hands-on activities. Beginning with a display ...
Birmingham
Sloss Furnaces produced iron for nearly 90 years, which gave rise to the city of Birmingham. Now recognized as a National Historic Landmark, Sloss Furnaces with its web of pipes and tall smokestacks offers us a glimpse into the great industrial past ...
Birmingham
A nonprofit, hands-on museum and IMAX Dome Theater. Four floors of interactive exhibits celebrate science and wonder from an amazing collection of dinosaurs to innovative environmental showcases, imaginative early childhood playgrounds, and an awe-i...
Birmingham
The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute documents the struggle of African-American citizens in Birmingham (BCRI) to become full participants in the city's government and business community.
Birmingham
The ASHOF has over 5,000 sports artifacts elegantly displayed in the 33,000 square foot building. Out of ESPN's list of the top 100 athletes of the century, five out of the top fifteen greatest ever are in the ASHOF: Jesse Owens, Hank Aaron, Joe Loui...
St Simons Island
Traditional and historically significant working lighthouse with charming surrounds and historical museum plus hands on elements and often events and activities sometimes with costumed characters.
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.
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 skepticism. Instead, they are fascinating areas of knowledge ...
Savannah
We are a Micro-Museum dedicated to the Great Savannah Races: The First American Grand Prix, The Vanderbilt Cup, Tiedeman Trophy and Savannah Challenge of 1908-1911. Come visit us, explore the link between automobile technology and racing and browse ...
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.
Adventureland
(70 Miles)
Dothan
Featured attractions for all ages: * Go-Karts * Batting cages * Bumper boats * Arcade * Water wars * Roller coaster Military discounts available with a current Military Identification Card
Valdosta
A fantastic adventure theme park witha wide variety of attractions; including wild and exotic animals, amusement rides, and a variety of educational shows and concerts. The park's attractions are focused on the family and feature activities that are ...
Panama City Beach
The original Miracle Strip Amusement Park closed for good in 2004. Now, it is being revived all be it in a much smaller venue. The remaining rides from MSAP had been refurbished and are now back for a new generation.
Austell
Of course, we have gravity-defying thrill rides like Goliath at Six Flags Over Georgia. But the fact is, we have just about every kind of ride for every kind of rider. From towering coasters to family-pleasers, like a classic carousel, we've got you ...
Norcross
Race to victory on the Go Kart Tracks, become a golf legend on the Mini Golf Course, or get the highest score in the giant arcades. All the greatest attractions and games in the same place, plenty of fun for all ages.
Chelsea
Fun for every age! Fast go karts, miniature golf, mini bowling, laser tag, laser maze, huge arcade, prize center, indoor playground, water wars, cafe and much more!
Water World
(69 Miles)
Dothan
Large open air water park with many exciting features for big kids and parents plus a special section for the little ones. Some indoor entertainment and an indoor as well as outdoor picnic area.
Jackson
Offers a family pool with 2 water slides plus an interactive kids' area featuring a Pirate Ship with another slide and a giant squirty mushroom.
Shipwreck Island
(136 Miles)
Panama City Beach
Shipwreck Island Waterpark opened in the summer of 1983. The tropical theme waterpark is filled with attractions and food and beverage outlets to bring smiles to every member of your family. The twenty-acre park features lush landscaping, a professio...
Marietta
Dive into a Travel Channel Top 10 Water Park. With 50 amazing attractions, there's so much to do here. Enjoy Cliffhanger's 90-foot free-fall, the turbulent Tornado, and great family areas, like the Atlanta Ocean wave pool.
Big Kahunas
(153 Miles)
East Destin
A great fun way to spend the day cooling off in the hot Florida sun!
Holly Springs
Two indoor pools and one outdoor pool for those budding swimmers to have a splash about or improve their swimming techniques.
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!
LanierWorld
(167 Miles)
Buford
A super fun way to get drenched in summer! Enjoy over a dozen super cool rides and attractions at LanierWorld - a very cool waterpark!
Lake Lanier Islands
With more than a dozen exciting rides and attractions, Chattahoochee Rapids Beach & WaterPark at Lake Lanier Islands Resort offers summer fun for the entire family. The Beach & WaterPark is a multi attraction interactive family environment that offer...
Summer Waves
(186 Miles)
Jekyll Island
Summer Waves Water Park located on Jekyll Island with 11 acres of splashing summertime fun for the whole family! Nine exciting attractions including six water slides, wave pool, lazy river, splash zone and kiddie area.
Albany
Chehaw Wild Animal Park features natural habitat exhibits with native and exotic animals. Visitors can stroll our scenic boardwalks through the cypress swamps and see our many animal exhibits, such as: African Black Rhino, American Bald Eagles, Free ...
Banks
A family zoo with a laid back attitude and a nice range of animals from the domestic to the exotic to visit with and kids can often get involved with feeding.
Pine Mountain
Visitors can ride through the park, observe, take pictures and feed the animals from their car,one of the Zebra Vans or the guided tour bus (seasonal). Hundreds of exotic animals - a true worldwide safari!!
Montgomery
Penetrate deep into the jungles of South America. Travel the savannahs of Africa or the hilltops of Asia. Venture the tall grasses of the North American plains. See the Zebras graze on the plains while white tigers roam nearby. Or just visit your Mon...
Zoo Atlanta
(136 Miles)
Atlanta
Animal keeper talks, training demonstrations, fun shows, animal encounters and more!
Zoo World
(136 Miles)
Panama City Beach
ZooWorld is home to over 200 animals including exotic and endangered species.
Panama City Beach
Gulf World Marine Park in Panama City Beach, Florida is for the whole family to explore. Enjoy daily live shows featuring dolphins, sea lions and tropical birds. Explore fascinating exhibits showcasing penguins, flamingos, sharks, alligators, sea tur...
Sasquatch Zoo
(137 Miles)
Crestview
Over the years with dedication and perseverance we feel we have provided our animals with a happy home. We hope when you visit you feel the same pride and admiration for "your zoo" as we do.
Georgia Aquarium
(137 Miles)
Atlanta
With more than 8 million gallons of fresh and marine water and more aquatic life than found in any other aquarium, you are sure to see things you’ve never seen before! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with ...
Lilburn
You will have our animals eating out of your hand-- literally! Do not forget to bring your camera and video camera! You will capture the magical interaction between your children and our Game Ranch animals.

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