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Athens Welcome Center

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Excellent historically accurate home full of info into Athens Now and Past

Beautifully restored fine simple home beautiful faux finished surfaces and a knowelgable staff to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gingko259
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Athens, Georgia
Must visit, even if you don't need assistance!

The welcome Center is located in the Church-Waddel-Brumby House in downtown Athens. The home was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
drmommca
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Asheville, North Carolina
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280 E Dougherty St, Athens, GA 30601-2611
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautifully restored fine simple home beautiful faux finished surfaces and a knowelgable staff to help you on all up to date information and happening in Athens. Not a stoggy place.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gingko259
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The welcome Center is located in the Church-Waddel-Brumby House in downtown Athens. The home was built around 1820 and has been furnished with period furniture. Definitely worth a look-see. We just happened to stumble upon the house (we were lost) and found a delightful hostess...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank drmommca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was very helpful in guiding us to all the ins and outside of the ATH. They had all the info you need and are conveniently located downtown among shops and restaurants.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DawgExplorer
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Downtown Athens is a great place to shop, eat and site see. Teenagers especially will love the downtown attractions.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

If you are new to Athens, start here! Lots of great information on what can be found in Athens. Remember to ask someone about all the different "neighborhoods" since folks give directions by referencing these and you'll be lost otherwise ;-)

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Steve P
AthensWelcomeCenter, Manager at Athens Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

So glad you stopped by the Athens Welcome Center! We hope you enjoyed exploring Athens and thank you for posting feedback. I hope our recently updated visitor map was helpful in navigating Athens.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

I went here mostly for brochures of things to do in Athens. They have a LOT of brochures that include all of Georgia, and events that I wouldn't have found on the internet. There is a small gift shop with some Georgia/Athens books and other...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Huey L
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Jeff Clarke was our tour guide and he did an awesome job. He was very knowledgeable of the area and made the whole experience worth it. He kept you interested in learning about history and the area. Even my 14 year old daughter enjoyed it....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Free admission. It is a beautiful example of architecture, but it's VERY sparsely decorated. Took about 15 minutes to walk through. I really appreciated their collection of local brochures and that they offer tours, although I didn't end up taking one.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 4 March 2018

went in for some maps the little girl that works in there is in a period dress she is very friendly and very knowledgable about the whole area placed things on the maps for us told us all the places to visit and where to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Blackcat B
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Stop by here to get help on getting around the city of Athens. Parking right beside the location and restrooms if needed.

Date of experience: January 2018
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AthensWelcomeCenter, Manager at Athens Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

So glad that you stopped by and that we could be of service!

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