Thronateeska Heritage Center
Albany, GA 31701
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
Free Parking, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms
Suitable for Ages
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.read more
Free Wetherbee Planetarium Show
11/21/2014 - 11/29/2014
Present your Carmike Cinemas Interstellar ticket stub at Thronateeska Heritage Center and see the fulldome film, The Other Side of Infinity: Black Holes in the Wetherbee Planetarium for free!
1:00 p.m. (or by request, as available) every Thursday-Saturday through November 29, 2014. Limit one planetarium show per movie ticket.read more
Don Fisher's Santa Exhibit: Santa Goes Global!
11/28/2014 - 01/10/2015
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.read more