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Vidalia Onion Museum

Closed Now: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Small but very good information of the history of the area and the onion.

Took a moment to follow the signs to this particular building. It is a good overview of the history... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Dalton, Georgia
A great way to learn about the Vidalia Onion!

A visual history of how the Vidalia Onion became the Vidalia Onion. Exhibits cover the laws around... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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Come smell the Vidalia Onions! The Vidalia Onion Museum provides guests with an interactive, historical experience. The 1,300-square-foot space is filled with an array of educational exhibits that highlight the sweet onion's economic, cultural and...more
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100 Vidalia Sweet Onion Dr, Vidalia, GA 30474-8827
+1 912-538-8687
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Took a moment to follow the signs to this particular building. It is a good overview of the history of the Vidalia Onion and the area. It has maps and brochures for the area. The woman gave good information to some fellow travelers who had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ljbaughman
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A visual history of how the Vidalia Onion became the Vidalia Onion. Exhibits cover the laws around the onion and the areas in which only true Vidalias can be grown. The employees are friendly and knowledgeable and best of all the museum is free. Allow...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kathyriekhof
Reviewed 25 September 2018

If you are in McRae or Vidalia, there's not much to do while waiting for a hurricane to leave your home state. The museum is well done and airconditioned. Has a kids room with little tables, a video and crayons. The staff was very generous...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LadyGardner
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We found this museum by chance. I had read about it and as we were driving by, my husband saw the sign to the museum. I am glad we went as we never knew what made Vidalia onions so special. The lady who welcomed us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rotterdam0892
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We have lived in Vidalia our whole lives and never been to the museum so this year when the onion festival came around we decided to give it a try. We were pleasantly surprised how many different things they had to see and the kids...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Holly W
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Why is the Vidalia onion so sweet? Why can't you grow a Vidalia onion in California? How do the folks in Vidalia stop someone in Kentucky from marketing a Vidalia onion? Visit this interesting museum to find out. The kids liked it too. We learned...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank atlparksgal
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We walked in and immediately were greeted by a lovely lady who proceeded to tell us all about the Vidalia onion growing. Really interesting. There are some lovely displays. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Informative staff and friendly. And free!!!! Kids arts was a hit. Plan on thirty minutes. More if you want to visit. They also have tourist info too

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank mikee854
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

So the supposed #1 attraction in Vidalia is the museum. The probably reason for the towns fame, yet not opened on the weekend when people are out of work and looking to see the sights. This is very lame!!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Leigh H
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is a lovely small museum devoted to the famous sweet Vidalia onion. The staff are clearly devoted to the industry, and will walk you round and chat to you for as long as it takes. Parking is easy and adjacent. It's informative and entertaining...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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23 November 2015|
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Response from jermil | Reviewed this property |
And you need to get over there. It's a fun and informative place.
Carol H
9 March 2015|
Response from Elvis4vr | Reviewed this property |
It was free when we went.