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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)

Requested donation
Adults–$4
Students/Seniors (over 65)–$3
Call or email for group rates (gvdc@habitat.org)
 
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

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.

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.