Here are just a few fun things to do with the whole family:
Coca-Cola Space Science Center: www.ccssc.org/visitor.html.
Columbus Museum: Interactive kids room and child-friendly exhibits. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Free. 706-748-2562.
LaGrange Art Museum: 112 Lafayette Square, LaGrange. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Free. 706-882-3267.
Ma Rainey Blues Museum: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Features original furnishings, including Raineys bedroom suite and piano, along with interactive exhibits on history and music. Free. 706-653-4960.
National Civil War Naval Museum at Port Columbus: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $6.50; $5.50 for military and seniors; $5 for students. 706-327-9798.
National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center: Museum: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Traces the history of the U.S. foot soldier from the colonial period to the war on terrorism. Museum highlights include: Last 100 Yards Ramp, Fort Benning Gallery, Rifle Range interactive simulator, Era Galleries, WWII Street, Hall of Valor. Features five-story IMAX Theatre. Museum and most exhibits are free. 706-685-5800.
Historic Fort Mitchell: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Film presentation on the history of old Fort Mitchell and the Walk Through History, which tells the history of the Federal Road, the Indian Wars and the pioneer settlement of this area during the early 1800s. A real log stockade and blockhouses, blacksmiths shop, early carriages and wagons, arrowheads, tools and other artifacts found at the site are on display. Fort Mitchell Landmark Site, Ala. 165, next to the Fort Mitchell National Cemetery. $6; $5 for seniors, military; $4 for students; free for children 5 and younger. 334-855-1406.
Historic Columbus Foundation: Heritage Corners Tours 2 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Begins at 708 Broadway. $5, $1 for students, two-person minimum. Closed major holidays. 706-322-0756.
Iron Mike War Museum: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays. International Marketplace, 318 10th St. (Formerly the old Farmers Market). 706-653-6240.
Andersonville Civil War Village: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, excluding holidays. Marked historic walking tour of the town that served as supply center for Andersonville Confederate Prison, with Drummer Boy Civil War Museum. 50 miles east of Columbus, one-half mile from Andersonville National Historic Site, 229-924-2558. Free.
Historic Westville: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Westville. 1850s Living History Museum, 25 structures and costumed interpreters. Guided tours are available $5-$10. Admission $10, $8 for seniors, college students, military; $5 for students through 12th grade. 888-733-1850.
Old South Farm Museum and Agriculture Learning Center: Off Ga. 41, two blocks north of intersection with Ga. 36, Woodland. More than 2,000 pieces of equipment from throughout the century are on display. $4 for children. 706-674-2894.