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Georgia Rural Telephone Museum

Open Now: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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A lot bigger than it looks from the outside!

Stopped by this place on the way to Americus, and really enjoyed the trip. The fellow who ran the... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2018
Patrick M
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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
A fun walk through telephone's memory lane

From beginning to end, we laughed and asked each other "Remember THAT?" This is a terrific museum... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Linda T
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Atlanta, GA
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135 N Bailey Ave, Leslie, GA 31764-2601
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

Stopped by this place on the way to Americus, and really enjoyed the trip. The fellow who ran the museum actually walked my group through the entire place. It keeps going on! Old vintage vehicles, equipment, switching rooms, you name it. I thought going here...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

From beginning to end, we laughed and asked each other "Remember THAT?" This is a terrific museum and a revelation to the kids! They even have some huge plug-in switchboards, an old church organ and antique cars. Something for everyone! And the building is gorgeous!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Linda T
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Incredible history of the telephone that will bring back memories from your childhood and amaze you!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ERNIE C
Reviewed 3 September 2017

On our foray into former Creek Indian country to search for historic sites we came across this gem southeast of Americus, GA. Yes, there is Lily Tomlin the phone operator "Is This the Party..." on display along with one of every kind of telephone ever...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Madeleine C
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This small out of the way Museum is worth the side trip ! It has so many articles from the past to the present communications industry-- well displayed and fun to see. Older children will appreciate it as well. The country side is pretty with...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dale S
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This is not to be missed! Who knew? Literally 1,000's of phones, equipment and cars. No visit to this region is complete without visiting this museum.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jwvv
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We are ending our visit in Georgia tomorrow and decided this might fill in some time in the afternoon. We were not disappointed. Although there was no-one to collect our fee the doors were opened and we left our fee there. If you ever wanted...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Joan F
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

A very large display of phones, starting with Alexander Graham's to the present with at least one of every type made. There is also many vintage automobiles on display. Well worth the trip.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Carol M
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Visited museum as it was a stop along the way on the SAM Shortline Excursion Train route. Thought it would be boring - a telephone museum in the middle of - well, "no where". Ha - it was a big surprise and quite interesting. History...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank ritas586
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

When friends recommeded, we were hesitant. However, after paying our $5 per person entry fee, we were immediately consumed with history, quantity, quality and how does one amass this many historic telephones, automobiles, Indian Artifacts, etc, etc. and a very large building in which to...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank RJourn
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