Quality Inn at Fort Gordon
4073 Jimmie Dyess Pkwy.
Augusta, GA 30909
Phone: (706) 855-2088
Fax: (706) 855-9775
Arts & Museums
See what life was like in 1797 by visiting the Ezekiel Harris House. This historic house has been completely restored, allowing you to marvel at the period details like the vaulted hallway and authentic antiques. The house has Federal Period architecture with an Georgia influence. Take a tour of the house and you'll feel like you stepped back in time.
Discover the story of the historic Augusta Canal at the fun and interactive Augusta Canal Discovery Center at Enterprise Mill. Step inside the former textile mill and learn about the Augusta Canal, that helped shape the local Industrial Revolution and had a unique role during the American Civil War. As well as learning about the history of the canal, you'll learn how canals work through engaging interactive exhibits. Afterwards take a boat ride on the canal to see this wonder up close.
The home of the famed governor George Walton, the Meadow Garden is one of the state's oldest buildings. George Walton was a politician who was part of the Continental Congress and signed the Declaration of Independence. Tour the Meadow Garden to learn more about his life as well as see this old home up close, including antique furniture and decor.
Established in 1985, the Morris Museum of Art is the first museum dedicated to showcasing the artwork of the American South. The museum has over 5,000 pieces of art from Southern artists, including paintings, sculptures, and photographs. You'll find art dating back to the late 1700s as well as displays of contemporary artists. Along with a stunning permanent collection, the museum shows temporary exhibits that ensures there's always something new to see. The Morris Museum of Art also has an impressive collection of research material on Southern artwork in its on-site Center for the Study of Southern Art.
Built in 1859 by a merchant, you can take a guided tour of the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson. President Thomas Woodrow Wilson was the 28th president of the United States and as a boy Wilson lived here from 1960 to 1870. Explore this double story brick house, often called the Manse, which has been carefully preserved with authentic antiques.
Learn about Augusta at this educational and family-friendly museum. Augusta Museum of History was founded in 1937 in order to preserve the city's history and today the museum has an impressive collection of artifacts. See a trolley car from the 1920s or explore how railroads shaped the community. This museum is also a research center and has an on-site library.