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Fabulous museums, outdoor recreation, art galleries, beautiful parks and many other appealing attractions awaits visitors in Augusta, a wonderful city, known worldwide for golf and for the many summer activities available, sure to please the whole family.
Some of the most popular and favorite attractions in Augusta are listed below. Check it out!
- Morris Museum of Art, located on the Riverwalk in downtown Augusta, the first museum dedicated to the art and artists of the American South, home to a vast collection of nearly 5,000 paintings, works on paper, photographs, and sculptures dating from the late-eighteenth century to the present.
- National Science Center, which can be found on One 7th Street, a place where visitors of all ages can find out interesting things about the wolrd that surrounds them. The museum fires the imagination of visitors by making math, science and technology come alive with 250 hands-on exhibits, custom digital theater programs, portable planetarium, educational workshops and demonstrations, also offering an array of national educational outreach programs.
- Augusta Museum of History, home to a permanent collection that reveals 12 000 years of local history, beginning with prehistoric artifacts and Native Americans, featuring a full-scale diorama of Stallings Island culture, and ending with more recent history, including World War II, the construction of the Savannah River Plant, the Civil Rights Movement, Astronaut Susan L. Still and Godfather of Soul James Brown.
- Lucy Craft Laney Museum, filled with displays that showcase the Black history, the museum's permanent collection including paintings, photographs, textiles, and other historic items related to African American history.
Arts in the Heart of Augusta is a fabulous annual event which has been a local tradition for 30 years now, today, being one of the most popular and expected annual events in Augusta. The festival's regular features include more than 100 talented artists in the fine arts and crafts market, a children's area, a family, community and global stage, a multinational food village, as well as good times and lots of color.
If you're planning to visit Augusta in September, be sure not to miss this fabulous event, because it is considered a ''must'' for all Augusta visitors.
Among the top places to shop in Augusta, GA there are:
>> Augusta Mall: 3450 Wrightsboro Road, Space 1450, Augusta, GA.
>> Foot Locker: 3450 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA.
>> TJ Maxx: 3412 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA.
>> Macys: 3450 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA.
>> Finish Line: 3450 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA.
>> American Wilderness Outfitters: 2328 Washington Road, Augusta, GA.
>> Nine West Outlet: 3450 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA.
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