Skip to Main Content

Andersonville, Georgia: National Prisoner of War Museum Team Field Report

496 Cemetery Rd, Andersonville, GA
From Americus, drive north on Crawford St./Hwy 49 for 11.5 miles, then turn right onto POW Rd to the museum.
Daily 8:30 am - 5 pm. Closed some holidays. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

POW cell.

National Prisoner of War Museum

An exhibit depicting "the moment of capture" has gun barrels stick out of a wall in a room suddenly lit with moving spotlights. Report... [04/03/2011]

Visitor Tips and News About National Prisoner of War Museum

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

POW Attraction Honors People Deprived of Attractions, Among Other Things

The National Prisoner of War Museum, built at a cost of almost $6 million, has opened in Andersonville, GA. It honors America's 800,000 wartime POWs, who were imprisoned in places such as the Philippines, Germany, and North Vietnam, which are not known for their commitment to lighthearted tourist entertainment.


[04/26/1998] Complete News Story

Nearby Offbeat Places

Providence SpringProvidence Spring, Andersonville, GA - < 1 mi.
Death Bonnet of Lincoln Assassination ConspiratorDeath Bonnet of Lincoln Assassination Conspirator, Andersonville, GA - < 1 mi.
Only U.S. Monument to a War CriminalOnly U.S. Monument to a War Criminal, Andersonville, GA - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Georgia Rural Telephone Museum, Leslie, GA - 17 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights on Roadside America

Create and Save Your Own Crazy Road Trip! ...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