All Exhibitions

Signature Exhibitions

Celebrating a Grand Tradition, The Sport of Golf

Explore the history of golf and its legacy in Augusta. Highlights include the evolution of golf equipment, the extraordinary people that changed the game, and the unique courses that helped make the region a golf destination...

One Man, Two Ships: Lessons in History and Courage

Honoring the only person to ever win both the Carnagie Medal and the Medal of Honor, the amazing Jimmie Dyess...

A Community That Heals

A Community That Heals traces 200 years of medical history in Augusta..

Local Legends

The Augusta Museum of History is honored to present the stories of the regions extraordinary individuals with the opening of the Local Legends exhibition.

Protect and Serve

Presenting the stories of local law enforcement of the CSRA...


Augusta's first television station...

The Godfather of Soul, Mr. James Brown

This first of its kind exhibition features rare memorable and personal artifacts which vividly tell the story of Browns rise to worldwide fame...

Canteens to Combat Boots

On view are examples of clothing and gear from World War I to Vietnam, such as service uniforms, rifles, and a look at what a typical soldier would have carried with him into battle...

Augusta's Story

This award-winning permanent exhibition presents 12,000 years of local history; from the areas first Native Americans through the Federal Era, Antebellum period, Civil War, Reconstruction and the making of a New South...

Transportation Corridor

From a 1900 Farm Wagon to a 1917 Steam Locomotive, a reconstructed 1930's Gas Station and a 1952 Dodge Power Wagon the corridor follows over 150 years of transportation history in Augusta...

Into the Interior: A History of the Georgia Railroad and Banking Company

Features artifacts and images from both the railroad and the banking operations of the most important company of Augusta and Georgia...

Special Exhibitions

Augusta, 1875-1900

Augusta, 1875-1900 exhibit represents the life of Augustans in the late Victorian era including daily life, education, transportation, and business history.

Hometown Heroes

Hometown Heroes is a special display of the Museum's textile collections recognizing the service of the River Region's veterans.

Online Exhibitions

Great Fire of 1916

Explore images from the Augusta Museum of History's photography collection in this online exhibition commemorating the 1916 fire.

Past Exhibitions

Augusta 1864

Augusta, 1864 exhibit represents what the Augusta region was experiencing during General Sherman's March to the Sea.

Delightful Decanters

Merchants who used the bottles to sell their wares demanded more exciting and eye catching packaging to outsell their competitors...

A Child's World

Experience examples of children's fashion from the time of the Civil War to the 1970s.

Glamorous Gowns of Centuries Past

Whether it's a ball gown or a prom dress, these gowns are for special occasions. These three dresses epitomize the glamorous women of three generations - the Victorian era, the Flapper age, and Post-WWII period.

Tying the Knot

Marriage celebrates the union of two people and comes with a unique set of traditions. Wedding celebrations have grown over time from simple affairs in the home to large public parties with hundreds of guests.

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