Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, Georgia

See an extensive collection of fighter, bomber, cargo planes and more at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins.

7 Museums Ideal for Cold Weather Fun

Cold-weather months are ideal for exploring museums with the family. Here are a few of our favorite Georgia museums that we recommend for a full day of fun.

High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia

High Museum of Art in Atlanta

Don't miss the High Museum's incredible family programming, smARTboxes and free admission on the second Sunday of each month. Before your trip, purchase your timed tickets online and review the museum's COVID-19 precautions.

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Children's area at The Booth Museum in Cartersville, Georgia

The Booth Museum in Cartersville

The award-winning Booth Museum includes cowboys, Indians, Civil War soldiers and more. There is a special space for kids, plus a number of children's programming options. Before your trip, purchase your timed tickets online and review the museum's COVID-19 precautions.

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Georgia Museum of Art in Athens, Georgia

Georgia Museum of Art in Athens

The official art museum of the state of Georgia has incredible collections of American paintings, Italian Renaissance paintings, and southern decorative arts and Asian art. Admission is free, and the museum hosts family days, children's workshops and much more to engage all ages in exploring art and creativity. Before your trip, reserve your free timed tickets and review the museum's COVID-19 precautions.

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Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, Georgia

Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins

Planes, helicopters, jets and more. The free Museum of Aviation is the second largest museum in the Air Force, with 85 exhibits. Kids will love the Virtual Reality Simulator with nine experiences to choose from. Before your trip, review the museum's COVID-19 precautions.

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kids on fire truck at Interactive Neighborhood for Kids in Gainesville, Georgia

Interactive Neighborhood for Kids in Gainesville

This Gainesville museum was made with kids in mind. Interactive Neighborhood for Kids (INK) features a kid-sized town, complete with pizza shop, barber, vet, courthouse, and even an airplane and fire truck. Kids are free to play and climb to their hearts content. Before your trip, review INK's COVID-19 precautions.

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Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center in Mountain City, Georgia

Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center in Mountain City

When The Foxfire Book became a national phenomenon, Foxfire students purchased land and created the Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center, a physical presence in the community. Experience the simple, functional buildings like homes, a chapel, workshops and more. More Foxfire photos here. Before your trip, review the museum's COVID-19 precautions.

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Children's Museum of Atlanta

Children's Museum of Atlanta

Bring learning to life through hands-on experiences for children up to age 9 at the Children's Museum of Atlanta. Kids can explore science, creativity, tools, food and much more at the museum's permanent exhibits and enjoy a variety of featured exhibits throughout the year. Visit on Thursdays for special activities like finger painting and slime making during "Messy Thursdays." Before your trip, purchase your tickets online and review the museum's COVID-19 precautions.

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Published: December 2020
Written by: Lesli Peterson