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Global Village and Discovery Center

121 Habitat St, Americus, GA 31709-3498
+1 229-924-6935
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We arrived on a damp overcast day and stopped in the information desk. The staff person was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lecano_FlStan43
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Lecanto, Florida
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Seeing how we can make the world a better place for so many people.

This is a must see for children and adults It is a wonderful way to put love into action- giving... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
dcheea
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Americus, Georgia
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Habitat for Humanity's six-acre educational site that features models of Habitat houses from around the world.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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121 Habitat St, Americus, GA 31709-3498
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"worthwhile stop"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived on a damp overcast day and stopped in the information desk. The staff person was very knowledgeable and Helpful. She showed us a slide show and gave us passports which could be stamped. You were able to take a self guided tour. At...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This is a must see for children and adults It is a wonderful way to put love into action- giving money or time to help build Habitat homes all over the world. Contact Habitat for Humanity International. 1-800-Habitat.

Thank dcheea
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

An eye opening experience. This was the second time I was there. The first time was a gloomy cold misty day. You really got a sense of the struggle that people endured while you first enter the “slum” recreation. Saturday was a beautiful day but...More

Thank Debora C
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Its hard to imagine people living in shacks and hovels until you see them for yourself. Walking the Village path gives great perspective on how others live verses how most of us live here in the U.S.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed touring the Global Village and Discovery Center in Americas Georgia. There is a short film that tells the history and scope of Habitat for Humanity and then you go on a self guided tour of the homes that Habitat...More

Thank laurelboo
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

You enter through a "typical slum", then visit the examples of houses built by Habitat for Humanity's volunteers in different countries. No two are alike but they are all cleverly designed for the local customs and climate conditions in many countries. A few thousand dollars...More

Thank Linda T
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

A wonderful example of what can be accomplished if we work together. One man's dream has changed the world....

Thank bicygal2
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Our experience at Global Village was very educational. The greeter was very friendly and gave us the history of Habitat for Humanity and answered all of our questions. The video put tears in our eyes. The model slums and homes are very well done. We...More

Thank Family1st4us
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Stopped here because of all of the good reviews and I have to wonder where they are coming from. There is an intro. video you can watch and then you walk around and look at the different houses built in different countries. The first couple...More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

I had heard of Habitat for Humanity and a visit to their discovery center and global village provided me with an indepth view of their mission. The short film before you enter the village is informative and the village is nicely done.

Thank Maggie Mead
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Meme0815
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Response from suzannet807 | Reviewed this property |
While donations were suggested, there was no fixed amount.
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Nancy P
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Response from Doug D | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest a visit of at least an hour and be sure to bring your camera! If you haven't visited before be sure to provide more time to visit Americus! Our trip was to visit Andersonville NHP and needed somewhere to... More
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