Tours Guided & Self-Guided Available

Self-Guided Tour

Guests will watch an introductory video lasting roughly 12 minutes and will self-guide through the Museum’s interior exhibits, including those in the Flowers-Roberts House and the Davis Wing anytime between 10am and 5pm. Guests may also explore the Museum grounds using the and historic structures as indicated by staff at the time of your visit. This option does not guarantee interior access to the Museum’s historic buildings including the Joyner House, Bowling Alley, and Metcalf Courthouse. Access to t hose structures is restricted to guided tours due to climate control and collections safety. To gain en try into those buildings, please speak with a staff member when you arrive.

Guided Tour

Guests will watch an introductory video lasting roughly 12 minutes and staff will guide you on a tour of the Museum’s grounds and interiors of our historic buildings including the Smith Log House, Joyner House, Bowling Alley, and Metcalf Courthouse. Guests may then self-guide through the Museum’s interior exhibits, including those in the Flowers-Roberts House and the Davis Wing. Guided tours are available 10am-4pm pending staff availability.

Self-Guided Tour

Available Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm

Age 18+ $5

Age 6-17 $1

Members: FREE

Member Guests, Adults (18+): FREE

Member Guests, Students (6-17): FREE

Group Rate (Adults) : $4 *must be scheduled in advance

Access to interiors of historic buildings is NOT available

Reserve Tour
Guided Tour

Available Monday-Saturday: 10am-4pm

Includes guided tour of Historic Buildings on Museum grounds

Includes a Self-Guided Tour of Museum exhibits

Age 18+ $8

Age 6-17 $3

Members: Free

Member Guests, Adults (18+): FREE

Member Guests, Students (6-17): FREE

Group Rate (Adults) : $6 *must be scheduled in advance

Reserve Tour
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Memorial Day – Labor Day 2018

The Thomas County Historical Society is proud to announce our participation in the Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2017. Military families will have access to both the Thomas County Museum of History and the Lapham-Patterson House.

The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention Common Access Card (CAC), a DD from 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. Military – Army, Navy, Air force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps – and up to five family members.

This year, more than 2,000 (and counting) museums in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and American Samoa are taking part in the inititative. Museums are welcome to join Blue Star Museums throughout the summer.

Tour Hours & Directions

LOCATION

725 North Dawson Street
Thomasville, GA 31792

TOUR HOURS

Friday – Saturday: 10AM – 4PM

*Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas Eve/Christmas

PHONE

(229) 226-7664