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Georgia Museum of Agriculture & Historic Village

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Address: 1392 Whiddon Mill Rd, Tifton, GA 31793-7800
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The Grist Mill was the BEST!

I arrived shortly after the museum opened, which I recommend. It was suggested to me to start outside first, which I did. Good idea, as it was a bit warm in the sun. Most of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Diane R
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I arrived shortly after the museum opened, which I recommend. It was suggested to me to start outside first, which I did. Good idea, as it was a bit warm in the sun. Most of the buildings are not air conditioned, but they had a nice breeze blowing through. Not all of the buildings were open, but of the ones... More 

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Thank Diane R
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The grist mill was an amazing experience. A group of three of my friends and I all got to help make a bag of grits! Tommy Cook was an great interpreter for the grist mill. The whole village was unforgettable with amazing buildings and structures. Mr. Cook taught us all the skills to use the grist mill. This was an... More 

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Thank Emily K
Macon, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids enjoyed it a lot. Not sure if it is the end of the year or just away from the classroom. We did not ride train, but ate lunch at Drug Store. The staff went out of their way to make sure we enjoyed our day. The combo meal with a scoop of yummy ice cream was awesome.

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Thank Baybug2012
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great day visiting the agirama! Mr. Tommy Cook did a fantastic job teaching the kids how the Grist Mill works. They loved it!

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Thank Cherie R
Adel, Georgia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The students learned about how life was in the days of their great great grandparents. All of the employees were very knowledgeable! Mr. Tommy at the Grist Mill was the most entertaining. He allowed the students to participate and interact with the process of grinding corn into grits, filling the grits bags to the accurate weight, and sealing and date... More 

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Thank loriddavis
Valdosta
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a neat outing for kids and adults interested in an older way of life. The locomotive might be the best part, but there are plenty of other interesting areas. The blacksmith and woodworking areas were engaging with interesting conversation. If you're in the area and have 3 or 4 hours to explore the grounds, I recommend stopping in.

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Thank 250JohnW250
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Really neat place. Walk back in time 100+ years and see and learn how people use to do things. Or at least as close as you can. Few of the facts they present aren't fully real. It depends on the area of the country. For example not all school teachers went home with a student for the week. Some lived... More 

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Great for children to learn. All the employees and volunteers were great and very knowledgeable of their art. The gentleman at the grits mill was the best.

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Thank SGAdkins
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were anxious to tour the village. We traveled over an hour to reach this attraction from where we stayed. Because we did not know that there was no provision for shade for pets, we took our dog with us. There were no shade trees and no provision for keeping one out of the hot sun. Needless... More 

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Thank Carol A
Tifton, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

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 in Georgia. Special activity days are exceptional. Very educational.

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