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Museum of Arts and Sciences

Macon, GA

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Address: 4182 Forsyth Rd, Macon, GA 31210, USA How do we get there? Number: 478 477 3232
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About this activity

Discover the world and explore the universe at the Museum of Arts and Sciences! Learn about our observable universe, practice being an archeologist, view works of fine art, learn about different kinds of animals and MORE all in one day!

The Discovery House exhibit features three whole floors of interactive exhibits that explore the arts, science and humanities. On the top floor, kids can enjoy hands-on fun as they create their own works of art and create digital art dancing in our lightbox! The Humanist's Study takes you on a journey of human history, with collections featuring butterflies, arrowheads, dolls and much more, and the Scientist's Workshop is where kids can experiment and learn until their heart's content! In this workshop, science is made fun as they communicate through whisper tubes, and unravel how things work at the workbenches, or they might prefer to dig for fossils in the Ziggy Dig, which is right below a 40 million-year-old whale fossil!

Explore our observable universe and watch immersive fulldome films in our state-of-the-art Planetarium.

You can also enjoy a WILD time at the Mini Zoo that's centered around a replica Banyan Tree. Here, you can see a live show featuring real animals, learn all about the animal collection AND see over 40 actual animals too!

Walk our Sweetgum Trail to see outdoor art (including our Star of Wonder), a writer's cabin, and native plants and wildlife that call the MAS grounds their home. Be sure to walk behind the Museum to see our Bat Cave, housing 8 African Straw-Colored Fruit Bats, our Critter Courtyard featuring our Black Vulture, and other non-releasable birds of prey in our Raptor Retreat. 

There are so many things to do in one day at the MAS! Will you do them all?

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Parking is free for Museum visitors in the Museum’s parking lot on Forsyth Road.

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How much does it cost?

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Adults

$10

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Children

$5 (Ages 3 to 17)

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Discount

Seniors & Military with ID $8, college students with ID $7

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Free Under

3 years

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Last Updates

2023

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FAQ’s

Baby strollers are allowed at all times.

There are picnic areas available if you want to take lunch, but food is not permitted in the museum

Check the times of the live animal shows and the planetarium shows as soon as you arrive so you can plan your day around them!

A class visit to the Museum of Arts and Sciences brings a unique opportunity for a field trip. Go zooming through outer space in the Mark Smith Planetarium, discover the ecosystems that surround us, learn of far-off cultures, and be amazed by artistic feats all in a one-day field trip. Using the Georgia Performance Standards, the Museum provides relevant guided tours of exhibits, programs, and classrooms.

Baby strollers are allowed at all times.

All galleries and facilities are wheelchair accessible.

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