Museums in ATHENS with kids

A place where kids can learn, AND have a great time? Surely not! 

When it comes to museums in Athens, Georgia, that’s exactly what you will find! The many fascinating museums in this The Peach State city offer a range of topics, with many perfectly designed to visit with children. 

Art lovers in the family? Take your pick! Looking for interactive museums with endless fun things to do with kids? Where would you like to start!?  Nature…history…transport…the list is endless!

Museums have become incredible places to go with kids where they can learn, interact, and be introduced to a whole new world of wonder.

Learning CAN be fun in Athens…and museums are the best place to start! Enjoy!

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  • Georgia Museum of Art

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    (1 miles) Athens

    With free admission, this Museum of Art is a great place for the family to enjoy a cultural and artistic day out in Georgia! With kids activities and hands-on exhibits, it's a fun way to spend the ...

  • Ty Cobb Museum

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    (28 miles) Royston

    Ty Cobb was one of the greatest baseball players ever, and now kids can learn all about his life and achievements at this Georgia museum all about him!

  • GRHOF Thunder Road Museum

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    (53 miles) Dawsonville

    The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame (GRHOF) officially re-opened August 2007. The museum, recognized by the state legislature as the official home of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, recognizes ...

  • High Museum of Art

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    (59 miles) Atlanta

    From a stately home on Peachtree Street to its current award-winning buildings in a spectacular setting, the Museum become the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States with its renowned ...

  • The APEX Museum

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    (59 miles) Atlanta

    Visit the Yates and Milton Drug Store, one of Atlanta's first Black owned businesses. Listen to the stories of early African American pioneers in Atlanta and learn all about the powerful Black ...

  • The World of Coca Cola

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    (59 miles) Atlanta

    A multi media attraction in Atlanta charting the history of Coca Cola from every angle, including 4D theatre production and Pop Culture Gallery!

  • The Museum

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    (72 miles) Greenwood

    The Museum has over 30,000 artifacts in their collections, ranging from fossils to oriental textiles. Imagination is the only thing limiting how this rich resource can help educators in the ...

  • Tellus Northwest Georgia Science Museum

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    (82 miles) Cartersville

    Tellus will occupy more than 120,000 square feet and feature galleries devoted to minerals, fossils, transportation technology, and hands-on science experiences. Tellus will also house the only fully ...

  • Miniature World of Trains

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    (83 miles) Greenville

    "Our World In Miniature". "A Fun and Educational Family Experience"! Up to 40 model trains traversing the large city scene and mountains the reach over 12 feet tall. All on 3 levels or highly ...

  • The Childrens Museum of the Upstate

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    (84 miles) Greenville

    80,000 square feet, and three floors of interactive fun in South Carolina, all focused on arts, humanities, sciences, health, nutrition and the environment.

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  • Gold n Gem Grubbin

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    (51 miles) Cleveland

    Pan for gold and search for that fortune at this Georgia panning adventure! You never know what you will find!

  • CNN Studio Tour

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    (60 miles) Atlanta

    Fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the CNN studios, where kids can learn all about how television is made! CNN Studios also give an insight into the history of CNN.

  • Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

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    (83 miles) Blue Ridge

    Nestled in the mountains of Georgia in the Chattahoochee National Forest, historic Blue Ridge awaits you and your family. Our regular 4 hour, 26 mile round trip winds along the beautiful Toccoa River ...

  • Joyful Events Fishing Trips and Beach Outings

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    (93 miles) Atlanta Newnan

    All inclusive deep sea fishing trips, beach outings, bottom fishing and more all in Georgia, with welcoming staff and accessible facilities!

  • Bear Hollow Zoo

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    (2 miles) Athens

    A well kept and popular place for families to come and see Georgia’s native wildlife including many varieties of bears, deer, possums, turtles, otters, hawks, eagles and bobcats. They have a See ...

  • Yellow River Game Ranch

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    (41 miles) Lilburn

    You will have the animals eating out of your hand-- literally! This wonderful game ranch has 24 wooded acres with over 600 animals and birds that families can get right up close to. From buffalo, ...

  • North Georgia Zoo and Petting Farm

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    (54 miles) Cleveland

    Over 400 animals at this premier Georgia petting farm and zoo! Pony and wagon rides, as well as guided walks too. Great animal fun for the kids

  • Zoo Atlanta

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    (59 miles) Atlanta

    Animal keeper talks, training demonstrations, fun shows, animal encounters and more!

  • Georgia Aquarium

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    (59 miles) Atlanta

    With more than 8 million gallons of fresh and marine water and more aquatic life than found in any other aquarium, you are sure to see things you’ve never seen before! One of the many fun family ...

  • Greenville Zoo

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    (84 miles) Greenville

    Where a world of wildlife can be experienced in one day!

  • Six Flags Over Georgia

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    (68 miles) Austell

    Gravity-defying thrill rides, family pleasers and kiddie rides - all come together to give families a super fun day out at Six Flags Georgia!

  • LanierWorld

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    (39 miles) Buford

    A super fun way to get drenched in summer! Enjoy over a dozen super cool rides and attractions at LanierWorld - a very cool waterpark!

  • Chattahoochee Rapids Beach

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    (40 miles) Lake Lanier Islands

    With more than a dozen exciting rides and attractions, Chattahoochee Rapids Beach & WaterPark at Lake Lanier Islands Resort offers summer fun for the entire family. The Beach & WaterPark is a multi ...

  • Helen Waterpark and Tubing

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    (57 miles) North Helen

    Tubing and waterpark fun for all ages in Georgia, with fun slides, adventures, pools, and even a rock wall!

  • High Falls Water Park

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    (65 miles) Jackson

    Offers a family pool with 2 water slides plus an interactive kids' area featuring a Pirate Ship with another slide and a giant squirty mushroom.

  • Six Flags White Water

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    (65 miles) Marietta

    Dive into a Travel Channel Top 10 Water Park. With 50 amazing attractions, there's so much to do here. Enjoy Cliffhanger's 90-foot free-fall, the turbulent Tornado, and great family areas, like the ...

  • Cherokee County Aquatic Center

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    (66 miles) Holly Springs

    Two indoor pools and one outdoor pool for those budding swimmers to have a splash about or improve their swimming techniques.

  • Discovery Island Splash Park

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    (82 miles) Simpsonville

    Water fun in South Carolina with water slides, splash playground, lazy river and surf simulator!

  • Otter Creek Splash Park

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    (91 miles) Greenville

    A small community water park with slides, zero entry pool and interactive splash pad - located in a great Greenville park.

  • Shipwreck Cove Waterpark

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    (98 miles) Duncan

    2 flume slides, kiddie lagoon with loads of play features, plus lazy river and larger leisure pool for bigger kids with rustic pirate ship and water cannons.

  • Jumping Jacks Indoor Playground

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    (54 miles) Dahlonega

    Indoor play AND mini golf at this fun Georgia play center for those active kids!

  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta

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    (56 miles) Atlanta

    A LEGO based, indoor family attraction in Atlanta, ideal for kids up to 12 years, with rides, soft play, model building and much more!

  • Imagine It The Childrens Museum of Atlanta

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    (59 miles) Atlanta

    Hands on learning for all ages with experiments, interactive discoveries and multi media exhibits set over 4 permanent exhibit spaces plus travelling and seasonal galleries.

  • Hoppy Feet Fun Center

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    (73 miles) Grovetown

    We are Augusta, GA's newest indoor fun center specializing in private parties and open jump! We also offer many inflatables for backyard parties, church, or school events.

  • Monkey Joes

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    (85 miles) Greenville

    Monkey Joes teaches kids to play with other kids while they run, jump, slide, climb and most important laugh until they drop.