Museum District

Museum District

Capitals, Columns & Collections...Milledgeville's Museum District. Walk beneath the shadows of towering oaks through wrought iron gates that lead to magnificently preserved mansions, haunted historic sites and fascinating museums. The intriguing true-life tales and ghostly legends echoing in these halls are even more intricate and elaborate than the delicate scrollwork on the fences that have helped safeguard hidden treasures in the Antebellum Capital of Georgia

For centuries, Milledgeville's beautiful natural setting has inspired local artists. Contemporary student artwork and traditional collections add vibrancy and celebrate history in eclectic galleries. 

Over 50 acres are planted and protected to showcase the wonderful art of nature through heirloom flora and regional foliage.

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10 Facts About the Old Governor's...
Ten Facts about Georgia’s First Executive Residence. more...
5 Styles of Architecture
Using structural styles like Gothic and Greek Revival, Milledgeville shows a diverse range of architectural artistry. more...
Georgia's Antebellum Trail
Milledgeville lies along this 100 mile trek through seven historic communities that escaped Sherman’s burning march through Georgia. more...
Historic Trolley Tour
Climb aboard the trolley tour for the best views of our charming southern town and guided tours of rotating historic stops. more...
Flannery O'Connor
American author Flannery O'Connor was born in Savannah, Georgia, on March 25, 1925. She later moved to Milledgeville, Georgia where she graduated from Georgia State... more...
Carl Vinson
Carl Vinson's service in the House of Representatives exceeds that of anyone elected to the Congress of the United States since it first convened in 1798. Learn more... more...
Step on Guides
Step on guides are available through the Convention & Visitors Bureau. Your guide will take you back in time and share the history and trivia of the Old Capitol. You will... more...