Attractions in Macon, Ga.
Macon is home to an array of attractions from outdoor activities to unique museums that are sure to be good for your soul. Visit the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, a prehistoric American Indian site, and see the Earth Lodge with its original floors that are dated to 1015. Explore the museum’s 2,000+ artifacts and learn about the many American Indian cultures that occupied the land for thousands of years. Stroll through Amerson River Park’s 180 acres of pristine forests, meadows, and wetlands. Take in beautiful views of the Ocmulgee River while enjoying a picnic under one of the covered pavilions.
Visit the Tubman Museum’s 8,500-square-foot building that houses a variety of exhibits that celebrate African American art, history, and culture. Take a tour of The Hay House, one of Macon’s most distinguished structures, and discover why this 18,000-square-foot mansion is called “The Palace of the South.” Ramble down to The Allman Brothers Band (ABB) Museum at The Big House and see the largest collection of ABB memorabilia in the world. Home to members of the band from 1970-1973, walk around the room where Dickey Betts wrote “Ramblin’ Man” and see Duane Allman’s famous Gibson Les Paul Goldtop.
Check out the full list of attractions in Macon below and discover why it's more than a place on a map. It's a vibe all its own.
Partner and Attraction Updates
Last updated March 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
Due to the escalation of the situation surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19) some events and attractions in Macon, Georgia may be cancelled or postponed. Please refer to this list for most up-to-date information regarding our partners and attractions. Information will be updated as it becomes available.
|Big House Museum||Closed||April 2|
|Cherry Blossom Festival||Cancelled|
|Downtown Visitors Center||Closed||Indefinitely|
|Fired Works||Postponed||June 11-18|
|Georgia Sports Hall of Fame||Closed||April 30th|
|H&H Soul Food||Suspended||Indefinitely|
|Hargray Capitol Theatre||Dark||Indefinitely|
|Historic Macon Flea Market||Postponed||Unknown|
|Macon Little Theater||Dark||Indefinitely|
|Magnolia Street Soapbox Derby||Cancelled|
|Mercer Music at Capricorn||Closed||March 31|
|Middle Georgia Regional Libraries||Closed||April 1st|
|Mulberry Street Festival||Cancelled|
|Museum of Arts and Sciences||Closed||Indefinitely|
|Museum of Aviation||Closed||April 15th|
|Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park||Park Open. Museum Closed.||Until further notice.|
|Otis Redding Foundation||Closed||Indefinitely|
|Rock Candy Van Tours||Cancelled||Indefinitely|
|The Rookery Restaurant||Suspended||Indefinitely|
|Shoppes at River Crossing||Altered Hours||12pm-7pm Daily|
|The Grand Opera House||Dark||Indefinitely|
|Tubman Museum||Closed||April 7|
|Visit Macon Van Tours||Cancelled||Indefinitely|
|Spring Stroll - Hay House||Postponed|