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Athens Heritage Tour

  • September 16, 2019
  • Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Location: Athens Welcome Center
  • 280 E. Dougherty St. 
  • Athens, GA
  • Phone: 706-353-1820
  • Price: $15 per person
  • Time: 1 p.m. or other times can be arranged with advance notice/reservations

Dig deeper into what makes Athens THE Classic City of the South as we introduce you to this vibrant Mecca of the arts, culture, and classic Southern living. Begin your tour inside Athens’ oldest surviving residence – the home to two University Presidents – and learn how this great college town began in the up-country that was once Native American territory. Then board the bus for a one-hour overview of magnificent Antebellum homes and historic neighborhoods with a wide variety of architectural styles; see the eclectic Downtown, the University of Georgia campus, the world’s only “tree that owns itself” and double-barreled cannon. Allow 90 minutes. 

When: Offered with reservations at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Also offered on a first-come, first-serve basis at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, if the Museum Mile Tour is not requested. Other seasonal and private group tours may pre-empt this schedule. Minimum 4 participants.

Reservations 24 hours in advance - Call 706-208-8687.  Walk-ins accommodated when possible. 

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Athens Welcome Center
280 E. Dougherty St.
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Your first stop in the Classic City!

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Greetings from the Athens Welcome Center! Located in downtown Athens, Georgia, inside the c.1820 Church-Waddel-Brumby House Museum. The Athens Welcome Center is an excellent resource for visitors and for locals, while hosting out of town guests. In addition to local information, they carry brochures for the entire State, so stop by if you are planning a trip anywhere throughout Georgia. Let the information specialists help you make the most of your visit to the Classic City, with various maps, brochures, maps, information on current events, as well as hotel and dining information. Our Welcome Center is also home to Classic City Tours, which offers a variety of guided and self-guided tour options around Athens. Looking for the perfect Athens gift? Browse our Gift Shop for unique and original creations from Athens artists, as well as a full array of books on local history.

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 Athens Heritage Tour - $5 Off the purchase of two tickets 

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Click on Special Offers, above

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