Augusta is full of cool little places to learn about history and expand your mind. Some of these places aren't always well known, or may be just getting started.

One such place is the First Amendment Museum, which is relatively new, admission is FREE, and it is located in the Guy Gannett House at 184 State Street.

According to the museums website, they offer free tours 10 am to 4pm though the summer. The house tours are guided and take about 45 minutes to an hour, currently masks are required. Walk-ins are ok and they do accept reservations too.

It's very fitting that on July 4th they have an open house planned from 9am-2pm with food, games, and a variety of activities.

The First Amendment Museum, as the name suggests hopes to inspire Americans to live and love their First Amendment freedoms. It's also very fitting that the museum resides in the Guy Gannett House, which the media mogul was also a strong proponent of First Amendment rights.

So if you are looking for something this summer to peak your curiosity, and also allow you to indulge into our country's founding principles, check out the First Amendment Museum.


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