Free Museums in Georgia

A collection of free museums in Georgia. List compiled by Long Live Learning. See the original post here.


National Infantry Museum in Columbus

Marietta Fire Museum, Profession

Anne Frank in the World, Biographical

Atlanta Monetary Museum, Banking & Financial

Georgia Capitol Museum & Tours, Government & History

Museum of History & Holocaust Education, History WWII

David J Sencer Center For Disease Control Museum, Health & Medical

Museum of Aviation, Aviation

Fernbank Science Center, Science

Elberton Granite Museum, Topical

Adairsville Rail Depot Age of Steam Museum, Railroad Transportation

The Columbus Museum,

National Infantry Museum, Military

Robert C Williams Paper Museum, Topical

Antique Funeral Museum, Topical

DeKalb History Museum, Local History

Roswell Fire Museum, Profession

Smyrna History Museum, Local History

Martin Luther King JR Nat’l Historic Site, Biographical & Historical

Heritage Park Veterans Museum, Military

Georgia College Natural History Museum, Natural History

Cotton Museum, Topical

Jekyll Island Museum, Local History

Jimmy Carter Nat’l Historic Site, Biographical

Kingston Women History Museum, Local History

Lowndes County Historical Society Museum, Local History

Museum of Colquitt county, Local History

Thornateeska Heritage Center and Wetherbee Planetarium, Local History & Science

Thunderbolt Museum Society, Local History

Vidalia Onion Museum, Topical

Chik Fil A Headquarters Tour and Museum, Profession/Commercial

Andersonville Nat’l Historic Site & POW Museum, Military

Rome Area History Museum, Local History

Cherokee County Historical Society, Local History

White County Courthouse History Museum, Local History

Macon County Historical Museum, Local History

Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, Science & Nature


Free on Select Days or under Select Conditions, Links to Admissions Info Provided


  • Tellus Science Museum: Admissions Info, Science
  • Atlanta History Center: Admission Info, General & Local History
  • Booth Western Art Museum: Currently First Thurs Free, Admissions Info, Art
  • The Children’s Museum of Atlanta: Admission Info, Children/Hands on
  • Center for Puppetry Arts: Admission Info, Arts
  • Atlanta Contemporary Art Center: Free Admission every day, Admission Info, Art
  • High Museum of Art: Admission Info, Art
  • The Bartow History Center:  Admission Info, Local History
  • Georgia Children’s Museum: Free First Friday 5:30pm-7pm; Macon Residents: Free Tuesday and second Saturday More info
  • Michael C Carlos Museum: Free Admission on Select Dates and Programs Admission Info, General History & Art
  • Albany Museum of Art: Free Admission Every Day; Admission Info, Art
  • Georgia Southern Museum: Free Admission Last Saturday of Month Admission Info, Science & Nature
Published: March 2014
Written by: Candy Cook