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Thomas County Museum of History

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Address: 725 North Dawson Street, Thomasville, GA 31792
Phone Number:
+1 229-226-7664
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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I went to this place on a day when I was restless and needed something to do. I was disappointed because I went at 11 a.m. and a landscaper told me to come back at 1:30 p.m. That... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Thomasville, Georgia
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Thomasville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went to this place on a day when I was restless and needed something to do. I was disappointed because I went at 11 a.m. and a landscaper told me to come back at 1:30 p.m. That is what I did. I pulled up at the same time that the curator got there. He came right to the front... More 

Thank beachlover249
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The curator was excellent. He was very informative and took his time to explain and answer questions. Best $8 spent fir personal tour.

Thank Roxanne W
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58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We visited Thomasville on a Monday and many stores and the Pebble Hill Plantation were closed. We stumbled upon this very nice museum and had a very nice private tour. Would definitely recommend this and the guided tour.

Thank Maine_Traveler74
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Be patient if you do not get a result as soon as you ring the bell. Your patience will be rewarded. This is normally a grounds handled by a single person, but she may be occupied showing the many homes and places of interest on this large site. The door is normally locked and you will need to ring the... More 

Thank Wayne R
Lindale, Texas, United States
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Beautiful home filled with loads of antiques and very helpful and informative docent. There was much to see and learn about Thomasville, Ga.

Thank Ashleigh G
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41 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

One of the most interesting and informed guide I have met. Worth more than paid for and could spent only a few hours- could have spent more. The facilities were incredible. Super history lesson.

Thank Robert N
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

After reading the reviews we thought we would take a look at this museum . The 20 minute movie was very interesting. Then a young lady took us out to see the buildings at the back only three were open the other ones were not. Little disappointed. Museum was ok but nothing special. Young lady was very nice.

Thank Geraldine M
Tampa, Florida
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80 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

We took time to visit the Museum of History. For $5 each, this was one of the most informative tours we took. We were able to visit the historic houses out back of the museum and our tour guide was awesome! When we left we actually looked at each other and said "That was really interesting" and my wife told... More 

Thank ScottScribner
Ocala, Florida
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25 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

A very gracious southern gentleman escorted us thru a rather unusual history of this town just after the civil war. Many areas of the south we very unfriendly to the Yankees, which would be normal......Thomasville took a different view and welcomed Yankees. It is real interesting WHY they did this. I won't spoil it for you but you will find... More 

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Thomasville, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

I've never physically set foot in the building (I read their newsletter), but I know it to be a remarkable local attraction with great stories and pictures of Thomasville's rich history.

Thank Joe G

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