Date(s) - Sunday, May 2, 2021
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday will take place Sunday, May 2, 2021. This highly-anticipated annual event allows visitors the opportunity to become reacquainted with the historic sites, museums, and cultural institutions in their community and around our state. A list of participating sites can be found below but check back often as more sites are being added daily. We encourage you to review each participating site’s COVID-19 protocols before your arrival to ensure the best experience. We hope you enjoy all that our amazing historical and cultural sites have to offer!
Hours for Super Museum Sunday are 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. unless other times are noted.
Please contact sites individually to learn more about their COVID-19 procedures and policies before planning your visit.
Sites across the state that are participating in Super Museum Sunday on May 2, 2021 are shown in the map and list below. Please contact sites individually to learn more about their COVID-19 procedures and policies before planning your visit.
|American Prohibition Museum||Special Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Guided tours for up to 15 people lasting 20 minutes. Masks are required.
|Andalusia Farm – Home of Flannery O’Connor||Special Hours: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Please review Andalusia Farm’s COVID-19 guidelines here.
|Andersonville National Historic Site||Special Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.|
|The Andrew Low House||Tour reservations starting at 12:00 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. The last tour will start at 4:00 p.m. Tours start every half-hour. Masks are required.|
|Arthur J Moore Methodist Museum|
|Augusta History Museum|
|Beach Institute African American Cultural Center|
|Bloomingdale History Museum and Visitors Center||Special Hours: 1:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.
The Bloomingdale History Museum asks that visitors follow Chatham County COVID-19 guidelines and precautions.
|Blunt House||Special Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|Bonaventure Historical Society||Visitor Center: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Free guided tour with costumed interpreters at 2:00 p.m.
|Burke County Museum||The Burke County Museum contains artifacts from Georgia. It is located at 536 Liberty Street in Waynesboro.|
|Candler County Historical Society|
|The Carnegie Center for the Arts||Special Hours: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.|
|Cassina Garden Club Tabby Cabins at Gascoigne Bluff||Special Hours: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.|
|Chatsworth Depot||Special Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|City of Savannah Municipal Archives||VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE ONLY
Savannah Museums through the lens of the Municipal Archives; A Virtual Super Museum Sunday Tour – click here to participate in the virtual tour and learn more about the City of Savannah Municipal Archives’s virtual offerings!
|Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm|
|The Columbus Museum||Special Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|The Cornelia Historic Train Depot Museum||Special Hours: 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.|
|Davenport House Museum|
|Douglas County Museum of History and Art|
|Fairview School||VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE ONLY
Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm EDT
This virtual experience includes a video tour of the Fairview School Historic Site, hosted by John Ware, a Member of the Fairview Board, and an interactive conversation on the significance of the Fairview Brown School; its impact then, now, and in the future. The conversation will be led by Fairview Board Advisors Jeanne Cyriaque (National Trust for Historic Preservation Board of Advisors, Georgia Humanities Council Board of Directors), Jamil Zainaldin (former President Georgia Humanities Council, Board Member Common Good Atlanta) and Eddie Hood, President Fairview Alumni Association. Viewers will be able to comment and ask questions via YouTube Chat.
|Euharlee Welcome Center & History Museum||Special Hours: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|First Bryan Baptist Church||Special Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.|
|Fitzgerald Blue & Gray Museum||Special Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center||Special Hours: 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|Georgia Salzburger Society Museum||Special Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Georgia’s Old Governor’s Mansion||Special Hours: 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Please review the Old Governor’s Mansion’s COVID-19 guidelines here.
|Gone With the Wind Museum at Brumby Hall||Special Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.|
|Hamilton House||Special Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|Hardman Farm||Special Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|Historic Meadow Garden||Special Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Admission is free, but an appointment is required! Please call today to schedule your tour, (706) 724-4174.
|Historic Oakland Cemetery||Self-guided tours only|
|Historic Wright Hotel||Special Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|The Huff House||Special Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|James Longstreet Museum||Join the James Longstreet Museum for a special showing of Gone With the Wind. Free admission with tours.|
|Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace|
|Lapham-Patterson House Historic Site||Self-guided tours. Scavenger hunts for all ages will be available.|
|The Lewis Grizzard Museum|
|Lincoln County Historical Park|
|The Little Manse: Birthplace & Museum of Erskine Caldwell|
|Longview Farm and Home Museum||Special Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|Lutheran Church of the Ascension|
|Massie Heritage Center|
|Morris Museum of Art||Special Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Social distancing and masks are required.
|Museum of History and Holocaust Education||VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE ONLY
There are many virtual experiences awaiting you at the KSU Museum of History and Holocaust Education!
|National Civil War Naval Museum||Special Hours: 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.|
|Northeast Georgia History Center||Special Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force||VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE ONLY|
|Oatland Island Wildlife Center||PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED|
|Old Liberty County Jail||Special Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Old Spring Place Methodist Church||Special Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|Ossabaw Island||This event is sold out.
ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Island admission fee is waived. $40 transportation fee per person (plus Eventbrite ticketing fees) covers cost of boat transport to/from Ossabaw Island.
Limited to 18 people in order to assure social distancing on the boat. Registration via Eventbrite.
|Pebble Hill Plantation||Participation is for grounds admission only.|
|Polk County Historical Society Museum|
|Richmond Hill History Museum|
|Sallie Ellis Davis House||Special Hours: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Please review the Sallie Ellis Davis House’s COVID-19 guidelines here.
|Savannah Botanical Gardens|
|Savannah Ogeechee Canal Museum and Nature Center|
|SCAD Museum of Art|
|Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences|
|Telfair’s Jepson Center for the Arts|
|Thomasville History Center||Historic buildings and grounds will be open for self-guided tours. Guests may also view a special temporary exhibit celebrating Thomasville’s centennial Rose Show & Festival. The remainder of the exhibits will be closed.|
|UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium||VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE ONLY
Explore the UGA Aquarium on a virtual tour as part of the Georgia Historical Society’s Super Museum Sunday! The aquarium will host four, 45-minute virtual tours via zoom webinar at 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Register for a tour here.
Questions? Contact Public Programs Coordinator, Kayla Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org or 912-598-3345.
|WEBB Military Museum|
|William Root House Museum and Garden|