Skip to Main Content

Columbus, Georgia Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Columbus and the surrounding area. Columbus is along the Chattahoochie River, a former textile mill city. South of town there's large military presence at Fort Benning, with public access to the National Infantry Museum..


Sights for Oddball Excursions

  • Pasaquan


    Buena Vista, Georgia

    Folk art environment built by the late Eddie Owens Martin (St. EOM), restored and reopened in Oct. 2016.

  • Lunch Box Museum

    Lunch Box Museum

    Columbus, Georgia

    Once they carried pudding cups and bologna sandwiches. Now they're in Alan Woodall's museum -- thousands of them.

  • National Civil War Naval Museum

    National Civil War Naval Museum

    Columbus, Georgia

    Museum of salvaged sunken ships and ironclad replicas, formerly the Confederate Naval Museum, now strives to present a more balanced view.

  • National Infantry Museum

    National Infantry Museum

    Fort Moore, Georgia

    The museum chronicles the American foot soldier in battle, and displays Hitler Head trash can, Saddam's spider-hole hatch, and other treasures.

  • Museum of Wonder: Drive-Thru

    Museum of Wonder: Drive-Thru

    Seale, Alabama

    Artist-assembled marvels from around the world, including the world's largest gallstone. Artifacts displayed inside shipping containers with cut-out windows.

In and Around Columbus

Choice field reports and tips. Or check out: Complete list of Georgia attractions.

My Sights

My Sights on Roadside America

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips! ...Try My Sights

Mobile Apps

Roadside America app: iPhone, iPad Roadside America app for iPhone, iPad. On-route maps, 1,000s of photos, special research targets! ...More

Roadside Presidents app: iPhone, iPad Roadside Presidents app for iPhone, iPad. POTUS landmarks, oddities. ...More

Georgia Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Woodland Park, Colorado (Apr 15-21, 2024)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings