Augusta Canal Discovery Center

Developed by the Augusta Canal Authority, the Discovery Center uses film, models and interactive exhibits to illustrate the rich history of Augusta waterways. Located in the Historic Enterprise Mill.

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Sunday: 1 PM - 5 PM

Accommodations
General
Accommodations
  • MinutesToAirport: 20
  • Minutes to Convention Center: 5
  • Minutes to Downtown: 5
Hours of Operation
  • Monday Opening Time: 9:30 AM
  • Monday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Tuesday Opening Time: 9:30 AM
  • Tuesday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Wednesday Opening Time: 9:30 AM
  • Wednesday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Thursday Opening Time: 9:30 AM
  • Thursday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Friday Opening Time: 9:30 AM
  • Friday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Saturday Opening Time: 9:30 AM
  • Saturday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Sunday Opening Time: 1 PM
  • Sunday Closing Time: 5 PM
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Room 8000
  • Reception Capacity 250
  • Theatre Capacity 60
  • Banquet Capacity 50
  • Classroom Capacity 60
Museum
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 8000
  • Reception Capacity: 250
Cotton Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1000
  • Theater Capacity: 60
  • Classroom Capacity: 60
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Theater
  • Theater Capacity: 50

Teacher Appreciation Month. Free tours for teachers

  • Valid: July 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016
  • Categories: Special Promotion

Free Canal Boat Tours for Teachers in July. 
July is teacher appreciation month at the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area.
Throughout July educators ride free on Augusta Canal’s Petersburg tour boats.  Each teacher may invite one guest, also at no charge.

To redeem, present an official school badge, name tag, or ID card at the canal’s Interpretive Center ticket desk.