Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village

1392 Whiddon Mill Rd.
Tifton, GA 31793- Map It
(229) 391-5205

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Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village is at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College off I-75 exit 63B at 1392 Whiddon Mill Rd. This agriculture museum and outdoor living-history village re-creates rural life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Costumed interpreters at the exhibits offer insight into the daily activities of the era. The 35 structures on the 95-acre site include the Tift House, a steam-powered sawmill, a cotton gin, farmhouses, blacksmith shop, 19th-century drugstore, Masonic hall, water-powered gristmill, newspaper office and a turpentine still with cooper's shed. Events include the Folk Life Festival in April, Independence Day Celebration, Victorian Village by Candlelight and North Pole Express in December. A steam train operates on Saturday. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 15 minutes minimum.
Admission Tues.-Fri. $7; $6 (ages 55+); $4 (ages 5-16); free (active and retired military with ID). Admission Sat. (includes train ride) $10; $8 (ages 55+); $5 (ages 5-16); free (active and retired military with ID).
Hours: Museum and historic site open Tues.-Sat. 9-4 (weather permitting). Closed Labor Day, Thanksgiving, day after Thanksgiving and during the university Christmas break.