Cherry Blossom Riding Tours
Join this guided bus tour of the Cherry Blossom Trail that intrigues passengers with stops at the Woodruff House and St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Central City Park departure
March 15, 16 and 18-23 (no Sundays); 1 p.m.; Arrive 15 minutes prior; $12
Details: 478.972.4677 or email@example.com
Download & Print Tour Bus Application
Waddell Barnes Botanical Garden at Middle Georgia State College
Enjoy the beautiful Waddell Barnes Botanical Garden at Middle Georgia State College with this easy-to-follow self guided tour. Make sure to stop at their newest addition, the Cherry Tree Garden!
Hay House Italian Renaissance Revival Mansion (1855-59)
Top of the House Tour
30-minute tours showcasing 3 levels and the cupola; Ages 8+ only. Offered daily at 3:30 p.m. Regular admission price plus $5.
Behind the Scenes Tour (Regular price plus additional $5)
Tour all seven levels of Hay House, including the newly restored Dining Room, Cupola, and Ground Floor. A spectacular 360-degree view of Macon from the catwalk at the end of the tour is a must-see! Tours last approximately 2 hours. Tour admission is $25 per person. Reservations with advanced payment are required. Registration is limited to 20 persons per tour. Ages 8+ only. Moderate walking and stair-climbing involved.
Saturday, March 16, 2013, 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, March 17, 2013, 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 4:30 p.m.
934 Georgia Avenue
Monday - Sunday, March 18 - 24
Guided Tours offered for the three main levels of the house.
10 - 4 p.m. Tours begin on the top of the hour beginning at 10 a.m., last tour at 3 p.m.
$10 adults; $9 seniors/military; $6 students (age 6-college); Free for children under 6; group rates available; Reservations required
Ocmulgee National Monument Lantern Light Tours
Guide yourself or enjoy a tour guide for this one-mile candlelit walk along the lantern light trail. Choose from a guided tour on the 1/2 hour or self-guided walk.
1207 Emery Highway, Macon
March 15 – 17 and 22 - 24
Gates open at 7:30 p.m., close at 9:00 p.m.
$5 for visitors 13 years or older; 12 and under: Free
Historic Presbyterian Church Tour
Take a tour through one of Macon's oldest churches.
682 Mulberry Street
March 20: 1 - 3 p.m.; March 21: 10 - 12 noon
Tours begin every 15 minutes; Free admission
Parking on First Street
Woodruff House Tour
Admire the Ikebana Japanese Flower Arranging Exhibit courtesy of the Middle Georgia Chapter of Ikebana International in the setting of this Antebellum mansion.
988 Bond Street, Macon
March 15, 16 and 18-23; 10 - 4 p.m.; $5
Museum of Arts and Sciences
4182 Forsyth Road
Tuesday – Saturday, 10 – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m.
Adults $10; Seniors 62 and over $8; Military $8; 12-17 and students $7; 2-11 are $4; under 2 free. Admission free to Bibb County residents on 1st Sunday of each month.; Group rates
The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House
Groove with guitars, basses, drums, keyboards and clothing that belonged to the original, former and current members of the Allman Brothers Band. Posters, photos and memorabilia also on display.
2321 Vineville Avenue
Monday - Wednesday - By Appoinment Only
Thursday - Sunday 11 – 6 p.m.
$8 adults; $6 military & seniors, $5 groups
Historic Douglass Theatre
Tours Monday - Friday , 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
355 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame
Don't sit on the sidelines; get in the game with the nation's largest state sports museum is an anchor of Macon’s downtown museum district. Immerse yourself in Georgia’s greatest sports moments while touring 14,000 square feet of exhibits featuring heroes like Bobby Jones, Hank Aaron, Gwen Torrence and Herschel Walker. Try your hand behind the wheel of the NASCAR simulator; shoot hoops on the basketball court; and enjoy the Hall of Fame’s signature film in the relaxed comfort of the GSHF Theater.
301 Cherry Street
Tuesday – Saturday, 9 – 5 p.m.
Adults $8; Seniors, Military and Students $6; 16 and under $3.50; Group rates for 10 or more
478.752.1585 x119; gshf.org
Sidney Lanier Cottage
Walk through the nationally registered 1842 birthplace of the famous poet and musicion of the Old South.
Details: Daily; Free
Tours: 10 - 4 p.m.; 3:30 p.m. - last tour
935 High Street
Stroll the 1853 Greek Revival House, and see the unexploded shell that crashed into the home during the 1864 Federal attack.
Tours: Monday – Saturday 10 - 5 p.m.; 4:15 p.m. - last tour
856 Mulberry Street
Come to the largest museum in the Southeast devoted to African American art, history and culture, and view the popular nine-panel mural on African American history.
340 Walnut Street
Tuesday – Friday, 9 – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 11 – 5 p.m.
Special discounted admission price during the Cherry Blossom Festival: Adults $5; College students/children ages 4 to 17 $4; Free for children under 3
Museum of Aviation
Aviation history comes alive with over 100 authentic U.S. Air Force aircraft and missiles including the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane. Sit in open cockpits and enjoy interesting exhibits like the Flying Tigers, Tuskegee Airmen and WWII D-Day. Gift shop, café and picnic area.
GA Hwy 247 and Russell Parkway, Warner Robins
9 - 5 p.m. daily; Free admission
Georgia Children's Museum
Come for Cherry Blossom craft time Tuesday - Thursday, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.!
382 Cherry Street, Macon
Tuesday – Saturday, 10:30 - 5:30 p.m.
$4; Children under 2: Free
Spring Spirit Stroll
Stroll back in time on a one-hour guided walking tour of Riverside Cemetery. Call for group tour information.
Details: March 15-24, beginning at 5:30 pm
Riverside Cemetery Gate House, 1301 Riverside Drive