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Area Attractions
Community
 
Historic Sites & Monuments

Royal Air Force Memorial
P.O. Box 70192,
Albany, GA 31708
Located at Turner Field
229-432-5924

This memorial honors the British Royal Air Force cadets who were buried in Albany and it stands as a memorial in honor of all British cadets who trained in the U.S. during World War II.


Museums & Galleries

Albany Civil Rights Movement Museum
326 Whitney Avenue
Albany, GA 31706
229-432-1698

Located in the former Mount Zion Baptist Church which was the site of civil rights mass meetings in the early 1960s, this museum details the civil rights struggle through oral histories, photographs, documents, and artifacts.

Albany Museum of Art
311 Meadowlark Drive
Albany, GA 31707
229-439-8400

The only art museum in Southwest Georgia, this museum displays 19th and 20th century American and European art, as well as traditional African art, plus features an average of 15 exhibitions annually in its six galleries which reflect various cultures, periods, and aesthetic styles and movements.


Parks, Gardens & Zoos


Chehaw Wild Animal Park
105 Chehaw Park Road
Albany, GA 31701
229-430-5275

View from protected walkways animals such as cheetahs, lemurs, giraffes, Andean llamas, North American black bears, bobcats, elk, bison, and deer roaming in their natural habitats while at this animal park that also offers a petting zoo for the kids, a concession stand, and special programs in the amphitheater.


Science & Technology

Historic Thronateeska Heritage Center
100 West Roosevelt Avenue
Albany, GA 31701
229-432-6955

Learn the human story of Albany and Southwest Georgia while at this center that includes a local and regional history and heritage museum, a science discovery center with hands-on exhibits, and the only planetarium in Southwest Georgia that is open to the public.

Flint RiverQuarium
101 Pine Avenue
Albany, Georgia
(229) 639-2650

  • Length: nearly 350 miles of water, in a 212-mile river basin
  • Watershed Area: 8,460 square miles
  • People Living in Watershed: 600,000+
  • Fun Fact: The Flint River is one of only 40 rivers in the U.S. that flows more than 200 miles without the interruption of a dam. The Flint River flows free for 220 miles from Atlanta to Lake Blackshear.


More Info:


Official website for Albany, Ga

"City Guide" for Albany, GA for information on dining, lodging, relocation and much more





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