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Global Village and Discovery Center

121 Habitat St, Americus, GA 31709-3498
+1 229-924-6935
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A great inversment of time

It takes 10-15 minutes to walk through the Global Village, but you will pick up a lifetime... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2016
jeffjones426
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Taneytown, Maryland
Informative and humbling visit

The village consists of examples of the homes being built by Habitat for Humanity International, as... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2016
Carol M
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Limerick, Pennsylvania
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Habitat for Humanity's six-acre educational site that features models of Habitat houses from around the world.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
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121 Habitat St, Americus, GA 31709-3498
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

It takes 10-15 minutes to walk through the Global Village, but you will pick up a lifetime perspective of how most of the world lives. We had no idea this was in Americus. Thanks to the Best Western manager for suggesting we visit.

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Reviewed 20 April 2016

The village consists of examples of the homes being built by Habitat for Humanity International, as well as a depiction of the horrible living conditions many are forced to endure around the world. It was very informative, and gave a real appreciation for how fortunate...More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Amazing exhibition of homes from around the world. The first section was quite sobering as you went through the slum conditions in which billions of people attempt to survive. We loved the PASSPORT format---as you enter a house from a specific country, you mark your...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Got off the SAM Shortline Excursion Train to visit Americus (a stop along its route). Had time to walk up the hill to the Discovery Center. Interesting history of Habitat for Humanity. Learned that it is a worldwide organization not just an American program. Excellent...More

Thank Rita S
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Two months ago I would have said that a visit to the Global Village demo village was a big disappointment. It was run down, dirty and badly in need of repairs. I am just completing two weeks of repair work on that village by a...More

Thank Kurt N
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The Habitat program has always been admired and the Global Village lets you see some of their efforts in other countries. Well done and very inspiring!

Thank Doug D
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and rewarding for entire family. Stretches you to see and relate to others around the world and how good we have it in good old USA.

Thank Marvin A
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This is a very wonderful place to visit. It's been here in Americus at least 13 years. Very Interesting. Take the time to visit the museum - visitor center and watch the videos.

Thank Rev Johannes M
Reviewed 23 December 2015

been there half a dozen times but only once was it open. this is a cumulation of different structures Habitat for Humanity builds in third world countries. nice introductory movie and signage is good.

Thank Hugh G
Reviewed 18 August 2015

I visited the Global Village along with a 16-year-old & we were both moved by the living conditions it showed & impressed by the work of Habitat for Humanity around the world. I would highly recommend watching the short video before touring the world sections...More

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Meme0815
What does it cost?
7 March 2017|
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Response from suzannet807 | Reviewed this property |
While donations were suggested, there was no fixed amount.
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Nancy P
how long a visit should I plan? --I will be visiting while driving between overnight locations
17 May 2016|
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Response from Doug D | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest a visit of at least an hour and be sure to bring your camera! If you haven't visited before be sure to provide more time to visit Americus! Our trip was to visit Andersonville NHP and needed somewhere to... More
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