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Hay House

934 Georgia Ave, Macon, GA 31201-6708
+1 478-742-8155
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Amazing Craftmanship and "Foe Painting" Throught this Home

Stunning craftsmanship and creativity greet you as you approach the front door. The wood carvings... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathy F
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Athens, Georgia
Wonderful!

My husband and I are seeing first hand some of the old south. The Hay House is a treasure trove of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ane R
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Moody, Texas
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Hay House is a historic house museum and National Historic Landmark that is owned and operated by the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation. Guided tours of this antebellum mansion are offered daily.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
934 Georgia Ave, Macon, GA 31201-6708
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+1 478-742-8155
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning craftsmanship and creativity greet you as you approach the front door. The wood carvings, elaborate banisters and beautiful doors truly set this home apart from other classical homes. Some may or may not like the Foe Painting that adorns the walls of the Hay...More

Thank Kathy F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are seeing first hand some of the old south. The Hay House is a treasure trove of history and endurance in a time when people move away from large antebellum homes. We realized the property was undergoing some renovation and upkeep...More

Thank Ane R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The morning we were planning to go to the Hay House I checked their website for the hours of operation to be sure it was open on Tuesday. We were returning home to Jacksonville, Florida after a trip to Europe and decided it would be...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This sholld be on your must see list.A must see place. It is not just historic, but the house is also an interesting tour. A good sense of how peopled lived during this period in time is given in the walking tour.. Practice clubbing stairs...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The friendly and enthusiastic volunteers were well informed. The house holds lots of historic information and there are great design features.

Thank DMH99
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is little I can add to other reviewers’ praise for this architectural gem. So I will praise the two young men I met, working there as guides. Though I was the only visitor to show up for the 11:00 a.m. tour on a weekday,...More

Thank Peter A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only a short distance from mile marker 164 on I 75, an ideal stop that takes less than 2 hours, is reasonably priced, and well worth the time. Most interesting architecture in the South with unusual things like curved sliding doors, painted canvas floor, and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the Hay House on a Sunday afternoon in June. I absolutely love history, so I was completely fascinated with this home. It was so advanced for the era that it was built in. The detail in the wood work and...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

We learned about Hay House from a brochure we got at the Big House Museum. Our tour turned out to be one of the highlights of our visit to Macon. Hay House is an amazing architectural masterpiece. The guide was a native, and he was...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I always love visiting the Hay House in Macon Ga. when I’m in Macon I try my hardest to reach as many historical places as possible but none compare to the house on the hill.

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Penny L
6 November 2016|
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Response from hayhouse | Property representative |
Our regular guided tour covers the first three floors of the house. The tour itself generally takes about 45 minutes to one hour. We also offer our Top of the House tour on a daily basis. This tour is optional and costs an... More
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Susan C
13 June 2016|
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Response from RRF-51 | Reviewed this property |
Michael is correct. The tours are hourly. There is a $4 extra charge to see the upper levels or $20 at certain times for the "behind the scenes" tour. All very worth it.
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patrat236
25 April 2015|
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Response from hayhouse | Property representative |
Photography of the interior is not permitted on our regular walk in guided tours. This has become our policy because those taking pictures may distract our docents or other guests from the tour. We want our guests to enjoy... More
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