Georgia has incredible museums that are filled with history and cool artifacts. We all get that little snippet of Georgia history in third grade, but these museums around the state will give you more of an insight into how this great place came to be. If you've been wanting to get off the couch on the weekends and explore, February is the time to do it. These Georgia museums are free to visit next month and they are all over the state. 

Most of these museums are free to visit on Sunday, February 9. This is Super Museum Sunday and its put on by the Georgia Historical Society. From Atlanta to Savannah and all in between, you'll be able to stop off in almost every city to visit a different museum. This will be a weekend road trip for the books.  

Second Sunday at the High

When: February 9

Address: 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA

Why You Need To Go: You'll be able to explore the museum for free and see performances throughout the day. You'll even be able to get into special exhibitions for no extra charge. 

The Carlos Museum Sunday FUNday: Amar Chitra Katha

When: February 23

Address: 571 South Kilgo Cir., Atlanta, GA

Why You Need To Go: This museum focuses on artwork from ancient Egypt, Nubia and the Near East. It also has pieces from Greece and Rome to really have a vast collection of incredible artwork. 

Georgia Museum of Art 

When: Free

Address: 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA 

Why You Need To Go: You'll find three-dimensional wood and metal art pieces all around this gallery as well as historical pieces. 

Tellus Science Museum

When: February 1-2

Address: 100 Tellus Dr., Cartersville, GA

Why You Need To Go: If you are a Bank of America cardholder, this one is for you. You'll get access to all the exhibits, which includes fossil digging and gem panning, the Weinman Mineral Gallery, the massive prehistoric dinosaur exhibits and a few hands-on activites. 

Georgia’s Old Governor’s Mansion

When: February 9

Address: 120 South Clarke St., Milledgeville, GA

Why You Need To Go: The architecture of this mansion is worth seeing because it is that beautiful. You'll see and learn all about the antebellum era, the Civil War and the reconstruction phases of Georgia. 

American Prohibition Museum

When: February 9

Address: 209 W. Julian St., Savannah, GA

Why You Need To Go: The history and artifacts that are in this museum will blow your mind. You'll learn all about this era in the United States and be able to see thirteen different galleries, four different vintage cars, an actual speakeasy and a theater that will give you an insight of this time. 

Georgia State Railroad Museum

When: February 9

Address: 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, GA

Why You Need To Go: This interactive museum will transport you back to old railroad times and you'll even be able to ride in one. Not to mention, this spot features the most complete antebellum railroad of its kind in the world, according to the website. 


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