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Athens Welcome Center

  • 280 E. Dougherty St.|
  • Athens GA 30601
  • 706-353-1820
  • |Toll Free: 866-455-1820
  • Region: Downtown


Get the most out of your visit to Athens! Make the Athens Welcome Center your first stop for brochures, maps, expert advice; plus guided, self-guided, or audio tours of Athens. The Athens Welcome Center is located in the historic Church-Waddel-Brumby House, ca. 1820, which is believed to be the oldest surviving residence in Athens. Its rescue from demolition and restoration in the early 1970s as a welcome center sparked the historic movement in Athens.  The Federal-Style house museum and welcome center has undergone a recent restoration that features authentic period decor and furnishings.


Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday noon - 5 p.m.

Get more information on historic tours of Athens here.

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