Downtown Decatur's attractions include the historic Princess Theatre for the Performing Arts, Carnegie Visual Arts Center, Old State Bank, Blue and Gray Museum, Farmers Market, and Morgan County Archives. The downtown area is also home to several parks and green spaces. For more information about these and other Decatur attractions, visit the Decatur-Morgan County Convention & Visitors Bureau website.
Carnegie Visual Arts Center
207 Church Street NEHoused in the former Carnegie Library building, the Carnegie Visual Arts Center showcases works from local, regional, and national artists. The center is open Wednesday through Saturday, with special events happening each month. For more information including admission costs and directions, visit the Carnegie Visual Arts Center website.
Princess Theatre for the Performing Arts
112 2nd Avenue NEA wide range of plays, musical acts, and other events are held throughout the year at this historic art deco theatre. In addition to regional and national artists and programs, the theatre is also home to several local productions and events such as the viewing of classic movies. For more information including the theatre's upcoming events, visit the Princess Theatre website.
Old State Bank
925 Bank Street NEOld State Bank, located in the historic Bank Street district, housed both Union and Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. The bank was originally constructed in 1833 as part of a statewide banking system. Tours of Old State Bank include a look into the bank's vault and second floor apartment. Visitors can also enjoy Founders Park and the fountains in front of Old State Bank. For more information, visit the Decatur Parks & Recreation website.
Blue and Gray Museum
723 Bank StreetThis Civil War museum is located on Bank Street and contains memorabilia such as weapons, uniforms, photographs, and more. For Civil War enthusiasts who are exploring historical Civil War locations throughout downtown Decatur, this museum is a great place to learn a little more about Decatur's involvement and history in the war. For more information, visit the Blue and Gray Museum website.
1st Avenue SE near Downtown DecaturThe Farmers Market in downtown Decatur is a wonderful place to get fruit, vegetables, and other homegrown and handmade items from local farmers. The Farmers Market is open from April through November on Monday-Saturday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Morgan County Archives