Plantation Trace / Albany

Thronateeska Heritage Center

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

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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, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Ellis Island: The Lost Mural Exhibit

    Ellis Island: The Lost Mural Exhibit

    11/05/2014 - 01/03/2015

    Ellis Island: The Lost Mural features a ninety-foot recreation of the destroyed mural which surrounded the immigrant dining hall in Ellis Island. Original paintings of famous American immigrants by Andrew Sabori are also included. The story of immigration to America and its impact in Southwest Georgia is told throughout the exhibit.

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  • Don Fisher's Santa Exhibit: Santa Goes Global!

    Don Fisher's Santa Exhibit: Santa Goes Global!

    11/28/2014 - 01/03/2015

    Kick off the holiday season with Thronateeska's annual Santa exhibit, found throughout our facilities from November 28 until January 10. This collection grows every year with new and vintage toys, ornaments, and decorations to celebrate the holiday season.

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  • Contest: Selfies with Santa

    Contest: Selfies with Santa

    12/18/2014 - 01/03/2015

    Drop by and take a selfie with your favorite Santa and post to our Facebook or Twitter page by January 3, 2015, at 4 p.m. Winner will receive a free annual membership to Thronateeska Heritage Center. See you soon!

    Holiday Hours: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Dates: December 22, 23, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 2014 and January 2 and 3, 2015.

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