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Address: 121 Habitat St, Americus, GA 31709-3498
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Habitat for Humanity's six-acre educational site that features models of...

Habitat for Humanity's six-acre educational site that features models of Habitat houses from around the world.

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This was not a destination, but a well worthwhile stop along the way. Takes about an hour to go thru the exhibit. You start in the "before" area showing you the type of housing... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
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Monee, Illinois
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Monee, Illinois
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was not a destination, but a well worthwhile stop along the way. Takes about an hour to go thru the exhibit. You start in the "before" area showing you the type of housing where no human should have to exist. Then you see the "after" area which is arranged by country, showing you the type of housing created in... More 

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americus, ga
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The Habitat Global Village offers a quick trip around the world in only 45 minutes. See over 20 examples of the simple, decent homes that Habitat builds.

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Thank fairtrader1
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20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

OK, we all know about Habitat for Humanity. Started by the Jimmy Carters and one of his pet projects, right? Wrong ! ! ! ! Started by Millard and Linda Fuller in 1976. That was just the FIRST "wow" moment in the excursion. The six acres in the Global Village is full of many "wow" moments. I had a hard... More 

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1 Thank Fred W
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We've been to Americus many times to visit family and are always looking for things to do! We found the Global Village on TripAdvisor and decided to check it out! I'm so glad we did! It was very interesting! My seven year old son thought it was fun as he ran to each house and stamped his "passport". It was... More 

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2 Thank Christine C
Plano, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I was passing through Georgia and wanted to find something interesting for the kids to see (2 and 3). Having participated in H4H activities in College, building houses for the underserved, I really welcomed the opportunity to support Habitat once more. The Global Village is a live view at how different communities live in their current situation and how they... More 

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Florida
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I have been to many of the countries that are represented in the housing structures on the Global Village site and I have to say it's a fair representation of how people live in those countries. What you don't see is the abject poverty then generally accompanies those neighborhoods or the people crowded into one room. These are examples of... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I have built a few Habitat homes abroad and went here to see the model homes. I've come back with friends because it is a very insightful way to show poverty housing and what Habitat can provide as affordable, sustainable housing in its place. Activities for youngsters (stamp your "passport" at every house), geared toward school groups, but informative for... More 

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Thank suzannet807
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

The Global Village & Discovery Center is a well designed and very interactive gem in Americus! From the welcome center to the design of the trail of habitat homes, the whole experience is so well designed and thought provoking! Would recommend to anyone and everyone!

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Thank Jessica S
Americus, Georgia
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you have any wonders about how people of other countries live, this is the place to visit. I took 2 of my granddaughters (and their mother) to visit this Village/Center and the girls were so impressed that it took over 3 hours to go through it. I think they explored every cubby hole there was. And they still talk... More 

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Thank Kathryn M
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Heading home on a Saturday after a week of vacation. Decided to go a little bit out of our way to visit. When we got their the welcome center was locked, but the rest was opened. The first part was shanty village. It went against my emotions...how can people live like this. However I knew this to be true since... More 

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