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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 October 20, 2020 at 11:45 p.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. 

Attraction/Partner Status Time Frame Notes
Big House Museum


Thursday - Saturday: 11am - 6pm
Sunday: 11am - 4pm
Gates are shut 30 minutes prior to close. Masks required*

The Brick Open    
Cannonball House Open   Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Christmas Parade  Postponed to 2021    
Downtown Visitors Center Open   Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Dovetail Restaurant Open    
Fall Line Brewing Co. Open    
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Open   Thursday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
H&H Soul Food Open    
Hargray Capitol Theatre Dark Through March 2021  
Hay House Open   Monday-Saturday. Closed Tuesdays. Tours are offered by reservation only at 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.
Just Tap'd Open   2 p.m. - 8 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday
Kinjo Kitchen + Cocktails Open    
Macon Bacon Season Open    
Macon Beer Company Open    
Macon Beer Festival  Postponed until 2021    
Macon Centreplex Outdoor Events Indefinitely  
Macon Little Theater Social Distant Events Indefinitely  
Main Street Christmas Light Extravaganza  Through November 27, 2020 - January 3, 2021   Some smaller events may be cancelled or postponed. 
Mercer Music at Capricorn Open   Wed-Thurs. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m. 8 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Middle Georgia Regional Libraries Open    
Museum of Arts and Sciences Open    
Museum of Aviation Open   Open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sundays 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Natalia's Restaurant  Open   Reservations are limited & required as seating has been adjusted for safety.
Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park Open   8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. The Visitor Center and Earth Lodge are open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 9:00 am-5:00 pm and closed Monday-Thursday.
Ocmulgee Brewpub Open   Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Ocmulgee Indian Celebration Online Virtual Event  Sept. 19 and 20 More information Here.
Otis Redding Foundation Museum Closed Indefinitely  
Pin Strikes Open  

Monday - Thursday Noon - 10 p.m.
Friday - Sunday 10 a.m. - Midnight

Rigby Water Park Open for Season  

MONDAY – FRIDAY: 10:00am – 6:00pm

SATURDAY: 10:00am – 8:00pm

SUNDAY: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Rock Candy Van Tours Suspended Indefinitely  
The Rookery Restaurant Open    
The Grand Opera House Open, Socially Distance Outdoor and Indoor Events    
Theater Macon Virtual Events    
Tubman Museum Open   Thursday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Visit Macon Van Tours Suspended Indefinitely  
Sandy Beach Water Park Open for Season Weekends Only starting Aug. 3rd.

Monday - Wednesday, and Friday: 11 - 5 p.m. 

Thursday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sunday: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Shoppes at River Crossing Open. Some restaurants open for curbside pickup and delivery. Petsmart Open.   Monday - Saturday 11: a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Spirits in October Tour Cancelled    

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