Plantation Trace / Albany

Thronateeska Heritage Center

Heritage Plaza, 100 W. Roosevelt Ave.
Albany, GA 31701

229-432-6955
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Located in historic downtown Albany, the Thronateeska Heritage Center is composed of three major parts: The History Museum, Wetherbee Planetarium, and Science Museum. Rental space on the historic property is also available.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Age 3 and under Free

    Hisory & Science Museums $0.00

    Planetarium Shows - 4 & UP $3.50

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible

    Near Interstate Highway

    520, 75, 85

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Blue Star Museums

    Blue Star Museums

    06/03/2015 - 09/07/2015

    Military families will be able to visit the Flint RiverQuarium and Thronateeska Heritage Center free this summer as part of the Blue Star Museum program, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. More than 1,800 museums across America are offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2015.

    The free admission to the RiverQuarium and the Wetherbee Pla... read more

  • Wetherbee Astronomy Series: Tale of Two Stars

    Wetherbee Astronomy Series: Tale of Two Stars

    09/19/2015 - 09/19/2015

    Explore the cosmos in the air conditioned comfort of the Wetherbee Planetarium this summer with Staff Astronomer Jim Friese! Each lecture will include a viewing of one of our full-dome shows and build upon the previous as we travel through space going from smaller objects, such as asteroids and comets, to full blown galaxies. Come build the universe with us!

    Saturday, May 23 – Rocks and Ice; Saturday, July 18 – How to Make Planet; September 19 – Tale of Two Stars; November 21 –... read more

  • Wetherbee Astronomy Series: Island Universe

    Wetherbee Astronomy Series: Island Universe

    11/21/2015 - 11/21/2015

    Explore the cosmos in the air conditioned comfort of the Wetherbee Planetarium this summer with Staff Astronomer Jim Friese! Each lecture will include a viewing of one of our full-dome shows and build upon the previous as we travel through space going from smaller objects, such as asteroids and comets, to full blown galaxies. Come build the universe with us!

    Saturday, May 23 – Rocks and Ice; Saturday, July 18 – How to Make Planet; September 19 – Tale of Two Stars; November 21 –... read more

Meeting Rooms

  • Name Dimensions Ceiling Ht Sq. Feet Banquet Cap. Theater Cap. Classroom Cap. U-Shaped Cap. Exhibit Cap. Conference Cap. Reception Cap.
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