Historic Heartland / Macon

Museum of Arts and Sciences

4182 Forsyth Rd.
Macon, GA 31210

  • Museum of Arts and Sciences

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

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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


    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


    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available

    Group Reservations Required



    Near Interstate Highway



    Payment Options

    American Express




    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 - - - -