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Macon, GA
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Discover Exciting Experiences and Fun Things to Do Near Macon

Explore the best that Macon, GA has to offer by visiting the popular attractions and historic spots in the vicinity of our convention center. Discover a diverse array of sports exhibits that celebrate some of the greatest achievements in baseball, basketball, football, golf, and Olympic sports at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. Be transported back in time and find yourself surrounded by 17,000 years of Southeastern Native American culture at the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historic Park or step inside the Tubman Museum where you'll find a breathtaking collection showcasing African American art, history, and culture. Macon is also known as the town where soul lives, with a rich music history shaped by rock and soul icons. Head over to The Big House, where the legacy of The Allman Brothers Band remains preserved to this day. Sign up for a walking tour of the streets and historic landmarks that have been home to legendary musicians. Incredible experiences await just minutes away from The Edgar H. Wilson Convention Center.
Macon, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame

Georgia Sports Hall of Fame

With more than 3,000 artifacts on display across 43,000 square feet, the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is the largest state sports museum in the country and one of Macon's most popular attractions. Explore a diverse collection of baseball, basketball, football, golf, and Olympic sports exhibits while the little ones enjoy a great time on the interactive playground, or watch an inspiring film featuring hall of fame inductees.
Ocmulgee Mounds National Historic Park in Georgia

Ocmulgee Mounds National Historic Park

Catch a glimpse of the ancient past at this historic site in Macon, GA. Discover a breathtaking showcase of 17,000 years of Southeastern Native American culture. Take a stroll along the boardwalk and view downtown Macon from the top of the Great Temple Mound. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the surrounding area that has been home to prehistoric civilizations and seen the arrival of European settlers and Civil War battles.
The Allman Brothers Band Museum at The Big House, Macon

The Allman Brothers Band Museum at The Big House

Step inside the Tudor-style house that served as the center of activities for The Allman Brothers Band during its early years. Today, the building has been restored as a museum that preserves the legacy of the legendary band formed by guitarist Duane Allman in March 1969. With a vast collection of guitars and other musical instruments, clothing, photos, posters, gold records, and memorabilia, this is a must-see attraction for music lovers visiting Macon.
Rock Candy Tours at Georgia

Rock Candy Tours

Founded in June 2011 by Jessica Walden and Jamie Weatherford, Rock Candy Tours is the embodiment of a belief that Macon's music legacy exists on its sidewalks, street corners, and in historic structures that artists like Little Richard, Otis Redding, James Brown, and the Allman Brothers Band called home. Sign up for one of the weekly public walking tours and delve into the illustrious music history of Macon, Georgia.
Tubman Museum at Macon

Tubman Museum

Discover inspiration and be spellbound by a captivating display of African American art, history, and culture. Founded in 1981, today, the museum houses a breathtaking 55-feet long mural, a stunning collection of folk art, and unique exhibits showcasing the local history of Macon and Georgia. Explore awe-inspiring expressions of creativity or book your tickets for an engaging exhibit or musical event at one of the city's finest cultural attractions.
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