Discover the world of Habitat for Humanity at the Global Village & Discovery Center

Learn about the devastating effects of poverty everywhere. See life-size Habitat houses from countries around the world. Experience God’s love at work through Habitat volunteers and partner families across the globe.


Take a virtual tour with a slideshow: Global Village & Discovery Center—Visit the World.

Location
721 West Church St.
Americus, GA 31709

Contact information
Phone: 1-800-422-4828, ext. 7937 (toll-free)
Email: gvdc@habitat.org

Hours
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. (March–November)
Grounds must be cleared by closing.

Requested donation (for groups of 10 visitors or fewer)
Adults–$4
Students/Seniors (over 65)–$3
Call or email for rates for groups of more than 10 visitors.

Group reservations
For groups of 10 or more, please book reservations two weeks in advance, if possible. Contact our group tour coordinator at 1-800-422-4828, ext. 7937.
 
Holiday closings in 2014
(most holiday weekends)
New Year’s Day, Jan. 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan. 20
Good Friday, April 18
Memorial Day, May 26
Independence Day, July 4
Labor Day, Sept. 1
Thanksgiving, Nov. 27-28
Christmas, Dec. 24-25

Educators
In our booklet “Meeting Georgia Performance Standards,” the Global Village & Discovery Center lists tie-ins between the center and Georgia Performance Standards. To obtain the booklet, email the GV&DC at gvdc@habitat.org or telephone us at 1-800-422-4828, ext. 7937.

Learn about Habitat’s work overseas and about different cultures
Each house has a QR code that provides information about Habitat in that country or a cultural item about the country. The codes can be read on smartphones using a QR code reader.

Buy a brick
Have a brick inscribed with your name or the name of a loved one. The bricks are installed in the Donor Recognition Plaza at the main entrance to the Global Village & Discovery Center. Learn more about the Buy A Brick, Build A Legacy program.

Want to build with Habitat for Humanity around the globe?
Visit our Global Village trips site to find out how you can join an international volunteer team.