Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village, Tifton

(4.5/5 based on 50+ 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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  • Very fine museum of an agricultural community in the late 1800s early 1900s. These are authentic buildings, houses, grist mill, etc. No reproductions. One of only two true steam engines still running ...  more »
  • This is a great place to go to learn about our Southern History and how our grandparents lived back in the day. Friendly and informative staff with some much to offer. You should definitely add this t...  more »
  • The volunteers/employees were knowledgable. The exhibits were small but accessible. They appealed to both the young and the old. The train was fun to ride. The Peanut Museum had been dismantled. But w...  more »
  • Such a great living museum. The workers are extremely friends. They have awesome lunches. And you'll learn quite a bit! Great for families
  • It's big awesome but in door orlando's SeaWorld tops it
  • Great place rich with history. I loved my visit.
  • 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.