343 Harold G Clarke Pkwy
Forsyth, GA 31029
Phone: (478) 994-9494
Fax: (478) 994-9474
Arts & Museums
One of the more notable attractions in Forsyth, this museum is dedicated to depicting the history of Monroe County through exhibits, displays, memorabilia, and artifacts. A genealogy library is also on site.
Take a walk back in time and see Barnesville's history as the "Buggy Capital of the South" while at this museum that is loaded with memorabilia and constantly changing exhibits.
Museum of Arts and Sciences started out in 1956, by a group of educators, as a modest room with few activities for children. It expanded over the years, and now boasts of a massive 55,000 square feet (5109.66 square meters) building, standing proud on 14 acres (5.66 hectares) of land. Museum of Arts and Sciences offers a plethora of activities of children, enriching their knowledge on varied topics. A planetarium, mini-zoo, workshop, observatory, library and multiple exhibit rooms are housed in the building.
The Allman Brothers Band Museum offers fans a chance to take a look into the history and lives of the band and explore memorabilia and exhibits.
The birthplace of noted poet Sidney Lanier, this place is a remarkable site which is attended by many. You will get a glimpse on the life of this eminent personality here.
Situated at the rear of the Cannonball House grounds, this quaint two story, four room house formerly served as quarters for the house servants and is filled with relics of the War Between the States such as photographs, artifacts, china, crystal, weapons, uniforms, company flags, and rare treasures.
Honoring Georgia's outstanding athletes in all sports, this 43,000 square foot museum showcases heroes of golf, football, baseball, basketball, and other endeavors.
The Georgia's Children Museum offers children the opportunity to explore and learn through interactive exhibits and a real hands-on experience. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
The largest African American museum in Georgia, this museum features fourteen exhibition galleries, a resource center, and a magnificent 63 foot mural depicting African-American art, history, culture, and other creative endeavors by Black American, African, and Caribbean artists and craftspeople.
Take a delightful, tune-filled stroll through the Peach State's incredibly rich musical heritage while at this 43,000 square foot facility that features permanent and changing exhibits, including music, videos, memorabilia, instruments, and performance costumes, with over 450 artists represented. Life size buildings representing a rhythm and blues revue, a jazz and swing club, a vintage vinyl record store, a Coca-Cola drugstore, a video theatre, a backstage alley, a country cafe, and a gospel chapel are open daily for visitors to enjoy.