Once Georgia’s last frontier outpost, now its second largest city, Columbus is a true destination of choice. History, Theatre, Arts & Sports – Columbus has it all. The Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau is your source for attractions, accommodations and dining. Southern hospitality, exceptional customer service, and prompt attention to detail are what make the Columbus CVB your first stop to a memorable visit to the RiverCity. Stop by the Visitors Center and let us be your guide or call us at 1.800.999.1613 to get assistance with your visit to Columbus.

 

Columbus Black History Museum and Archives

Address:
315 8th Street, Columbus, Georgia 31901

Phone: 706.507.3466

The contributions of Blacks to Columbus ‘ heritage are truly a legacy. The stories and personalities began in the city’s earliest days with people like Horace King, who built bridges that spanned both the distance between shores and the distance between communities. And there’s Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, The Mother of the Blues; artist Alma Thomas; musician “Blind Tom” Bethune, and many others. This is just a small sampling of Columbus’ Black Heritage and the people who made a difference. Come celebrate their legacy. Stop by the Columbus Black History Museum and Archives (315 8th St.) for more information.

 

Business Information

Hours of Operation:

Wednesday - Sunday 2:00pm - 6:00pm


Fees/Rates:

$5.00 Donation


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