National Infantry Museum

National Infantry Museum Complex

The National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning is a new, world-class museum which has been built to honor the Infantry. It tells the story of our ground Soldiers from the colonial period to Operation Iraqi Freedom. The museum is located just off Fort Benning Road, about two miles south of Victory Drive. Inside the museum you find a diversity of history preserved and presented in an educational environment.  You will not want to miss visiting this museum during your stay in the Fort Benning Area.

Chattahoochee Riverwalk

The Chattahoochee Riverwalk is one of the city's primere tourist attractions.  The riverwalk consists of a picturesque 22-mile linear park along the bank of the Chattahooche River.  The park provides for an asphalt trail with restrooms and access to all persons.   Riverwalk begins at the National Infantry Museum Complex and continues through downtown Columbus, Georgia.

Coca-Cola Space Science Center

The Coca-Cola Space Science Center in Columbus, Georgia is a division of Columbus State University.  The Center is located in uptown Columbus along the beautiful Chattahooche Riverwalk.  The Center features inactive displays and exhibits including the Challenger Learning Center, the Omnisphere Theater, and the Mead Observatory.   Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Saturday 10:30 am to 8:00 pm.  The Center is located at 701 Front Ave, Columbus, GA 31901.

National Civil War Naval Museum

The National Civil War Naval Museum located at 1002 Victory Drive, Columbus, Georgia features two original Civil War military vessels, uniforms, equipment and weapons used by the Union and Confederate navies. Many interactive exhibits offer visitors an opportunity to experience 19th century naval combat first hand. Visit the museum's website for operating hours and current events.


A complete list of attractions for the greater Columbus, GA area maybe viewed at the Columbus, GA Convention and Visitors Bureau website.