Historic Heartland / Macon

Museum of Arts and Sciences

4182 Forsyth Rd.
Macon, GA 31210

478-477-3232
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  • Visitors can "Ride Like an Astronaut" on the Human Gyroscope, part of the STE+aM programming at the Museum of Arts and Sciences.

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  • Live turtles are in residence at the Museum's Mini-Zoo, which houses more than 70 live animals.

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  • Gesturing Woman, a sculpture by Viloa Frey (1933- American), is part of the Museum's Permanent Collection, which includes more than 8,000 pieces of Art and Science-related objects.

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  • The Museum's unofficial mascot, Georgia The Cockatoo, greets a group of visiting students from regional schools..

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  • Ziggy, the 40-million-year-old Zygorhiza fossilized whale, was donated to the Museum of Arts and Sciences shortly after it was discovered in Central Georgia in the 1970s.

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  • The Konica-Minolta SuperMediaGlobe-II projection system is the heart of the Debra Beverly Hicks Space Theater in the Museum's Mark Smith Planetarium.

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"Discover The World - Explore The Universe" at the Museum of Arts and Sciences, where a visit is like a trip around the world! Where else can you see works of fine art, observe animals that live in tropical forests, study the culture of different civilizations, and even explore the wonders of outer space, all in one location?

Experience "Terra Firma" and explore the universe with programs and presentations in the mini-zoo, observatory, nature trails, gardens, Mark Smith Planetarium, and more. The museum includes several galleries with frequently changing exhibitions and features an interactive Discovery House offering fun, hands-on activities for the entire family. Also, take home the museum experience with a purchase of program- and exhibition-related items from the Museum Store.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 1:00PM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $10.00

    Children (3 to 17) $5.00

    Children under 3 and Museum Members Free

    Military with ID $8.00

    Seniors (62+) $8.00

    Students with ID $7.00

    Discounts

    Group Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available, Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    475, 75

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Meeting Rooms

  • Name Dimensions Ceiling Ht Sq. Feet Banquet Cap. Theater Cap. Classroom Cap. U-Shaped Cap. Exhibit Cap. Conference Cap. Reception Cap.
    Auditorium - - - - 225 - - - - -
    Satellite Conference Room - - - - - 25 - - 20 35
    Classroom - - - - - 24 - - - -