The Downtown Macon Welcome Center is in the Macon Terminal Station, which dates back to 1916, when it hosted more than 100 trains a day. The welcome center offers three different discounted "Around Town" combination tickets, which admit you to several attractions in town. The Historic Macon Combination Ticket gives you free passage aboard the downtown trolley plus admission to the Cannonball House, Hay House, Sidney Lanier Cottage, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Georgia Music Hall of Fame, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, Historic Douglass Theatre, and Tubman African American Museum; the cost is $32 for adults and $17 for children ages 5 to 18; free for children 4 and under. The Historic Macon Downtown Tour includes the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, Historic Douglass Theatre, and Tubman African American Museum; the cost is $18 for adults and $8.50 for children ages 5 to 18; free for children 4 and under. Almost 25 stops are included in this walking tour. The Historic Macon Intown Tour gives you free passage on the intown trolley plus admission to the Cannonball House, the Hay House, the Sidney Lanier Cottage, and St. Joseph's Catholic Church; the cost is $17 for adults and $9 for children ages 5 to 18; free for children 4 and under. The welcome center sells tickets Monday through Saturday from 9am to 5pm.
At Central City Park, a 250-acre recreational area, you can enjoy ongoing events. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., made his only major speech in Georgia in 1957 at the Steward Chapel of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, 887 Forsyth St. (tel. 478/742-4922). Ocmulgee National Monument, at 1207 Emery Hwy., is a memorial to native peoples on the site of an ancient Indian settlement and burial grounds. It's open daily, and admission is free.
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