Sidney Lanier Cottage


The Sidney Lanier Cottage House Museum, located at 935 High St. in Macon, is the birthplace of noted poet, musician and soldier, Sidney Lanier (1842-1881). The Cottage is open for guided tours Monday–Saturday and the Side Porch Gift Shop.

PLEASE PARDON OUR PROGRESS: The Cottage will be closed for tours as it undergoes interior renovations. The cottage will close Monday, June 9 and reopen on Thursday, July 10. Follow us on Facebook for updates.

Historic Macon Foundation’s headquarters are located in the Cottage. Many Historic Macon events take place in the Cottage, and it is also a central location for committee and Board meetings.

The Cottage is also available for event rental.