Did you know there are only four ironclad from the Civil War left? And one of right here in Georgia! Designed around the artifacts, this building houses the CSS Jackson, the largest surviving Confederate warship. At more than 200 feet long, it’s remains are especially impressive when you step back to see the frame built to show its original size. Also present is other salvaged ship wreckage and replicas as well as weapons and equipment from the time. Leave time to explore the wall of detailed timeline of the Civil War; it’s enough in its own.
Visit the campus of Emory University in Atlanta to see the Carlos Museum, an excellent, low-cost museum for all things ancient history. Here's what you need to know.
Take a two hour drive southeast from Atlanta to drive to the Warner Robins Air Force Base to visit an amazing, 51 acre aviation museum. It's free. It's big with four large buildings full of aircraft. It's beautifully done. Experience history lessons while pulling kids in with airplanes, helicopters, uniforms, weapons, and great educational displays. You won't be able to see it all in one day, so just start planning on your second trip.
Museums are a fabulous place to take kids of all ages... but it can be overwhelming. Here are my top tips to enjoy your family day at the museum.
Planning a road trip to Virginia's Colonial Williamsburg? Planning a family trip doesn't have to be overwhelming with these first-hand tips!
Save money on your family travels with this top trick! Learn how to spend less on your road trip adventures with zoo and museum memberships. Here's how!