Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village, Tifton

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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4.6/5 based on 45 reviews on the web
Explore the farm. Listen to the barnyard sounds. See bacon and ham curing in the smokehouse and preserved vegetables in the canning shed. Experience everyday 19th century-style farm-like activities, from planting and harvesting to cooking, spinning, quilt making, and more. All structures have authentic furnishings of the period.

Friendly staff members share the history as they perform daily activities - whether in farmhouses, fields, sawmill, turpentine still, school house, blacksmith's shop, or the grist mill. Stroll up Main Street to the Feed and Seed store, the print shop and drug store.

Georgia's Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village opened as the Agrirama on July 4th, 1976. Over 35 structures have been relocated to the 95 acre site and faithfully restored and preserved. Costumed interpreters explain and demonstrate the life-style and activities of this time in Georgia's history. The Georgia Museum of Agriculture Vulcan Iron Works Steam Locomotive is the only steam powered train in regular operation in the State of Georgia.

The grounds consist of six areas:

The Museum of Agriculture

1870s farm community

1890s progressive farmstead

Industrial sites complex

Rural town

National Peanut museum
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  • While camping in southwest Georgia, we decided to visit the Georgia Museum of Agriculture & Historic Village. According to the attraction's official website, the hours of operation were 9 am- 5 pm. On...  read more »
  • The group I came with (my parents and my kids) all had a great time at this museum. The best part is that you have the indoor and the outdoor experience which makes it not boring at all. You start off...  read more »
  • This is a great ag museum. We learned so much about the crops of Georgia. The really fun part, to us, was outside. These are several old buildings which have been brought to the property to preserve t...  read more »
  • Worth a full day stop in Tifton... it's sort of an historic disneyland where they've done an amazing job of pulling together all sorts of historic local buildings to build an 1800's small town, complete with a steam locomotive you ride into town, and historically garbed docents who help your kids do things like grind corn
  • Great place to go if stuck in Tifton. Great for kids.
  • Very nice live interactive historical museum
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