5236 Armour Rd.
Columbus, GA 31904
Phone: (706) 322-6666
Fax: (706) 322-2553
Britt David Park is the city park catering to both young adults. The park has recreational amenities like baseball complex, asphalt trail, playground and football field. The park also features a Cultural Arts Studio offering painting, pottery and photography classes.
Heath Park is the city park on the Macon Road in Columbia. The park is spacious and is equipped with playground and walking trails.
A state-of-the-art entertainment facility which offers ten movie theaters and over 100 video and entertainment games.
Columbus Botanical Garden is a beautiful green open space in Columbus. The park organizes many educational activities to create environmental awareness and propagate agricultural values.
Double Churches Park is a multipurpose recreational facility in Columbus. The park has a wide range of facilities including playground, pool, basketball and tennis courts, and walking trail.
The First African Baptist Church Parsonage is a historic landmark in Columbus. Originally, it was constructed in the year 1915. The religious building is constructed with the utilization of bricks and asphalt. The architectural design followed is the Late Victorian style. Of immense historic value, this church and parsonage was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
A simple Federal style cottage that is considered the oldest house in the original city and believed to be a prefabricated house. The original kitchen is located in the basement and period outbuildings, a slave cabin which housed ten to fifteen slaves, and gardens planted with period flowers and herbs are also on site.
This simple four room Greek Revival cottage was the home of Dr. John Stith Pemberton and his family until 1860. Dr. Pemberton, who was a pharmacist in Columbus and later in Atlanta, was the originator of the formula for Coca-Cola. The cottage features an apothecary shop and has been carefully furnished to approximate the surroundings in which Dr. Pemberton worked. Coca-Cola Company momentos, pharmaceutical items, a soda fountain, and advertisements of Dr. Pemberton's are some of the items on display in the cottage.
Considered to be the oldest structure in Muscogee County, this two century year old cabin is a great example of a dwelling used by traders in the early 1800's prior to the settlement of Columbus and was built when the influence of Indian house styles was still present.
Now housing the offices of Historic Columbus Foundation's Riverfest Weekend and Heritage Tours, this double pen structure house, a house that has two front doors, also serves as a house museum which contains displays depicting the area's history.
Situated in the heart of the region, Coca-Cola Space Science Center is owned and operated by the Columbus State University. This center encourages learning about astronomy with their interactive displays. It features a Omnisphere Theater, Mead Observatory and Challenger Learning Center for the enthusiasts. Coca-Cola Space Science Center is also used as researching and teaching property for the astronomy students. You can even plan hosting a birthday party here as this space center provides facilities for the same. Visit their website for more information.
The National Infantry Museum brings the story of the American soldier to the forefront with interactive displays and exhibits, thousands of artifacts and multimedia features. Telling the story of the soldier across eras of American history spanning more than 200 years, it offers an enriching cultural and educational experience for kids and adults alike. The museum features several interesting exhibits and areas to explore like the Patriot Park IMAX Theater, World War II Company Street, Combat Simulators and Vietnam Memorial Plaza. The museum itself is free entry, though patrons are encouraged to donate what they can. With one of the largest collections of artifacts and memorabilia beautifully curated to present a picture of the American soldier through the centuries, the museum is a must-visit for all history buffs and anyone wanting to know more about America's military past and the present from the viewpoint of an infantry man. For details about events and upcoming exhibitions, visit the website.