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Georgia Museum of Natural History

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Address: East Campus Road, Natural History Building, Athens, GA 30602
Phone Number: 706-542-1663
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Let's get a real museum!

A pretty good place to occupy a fidgety toddler for an hour or so, but this is more of a working museum with no real public exhibitions worth seeing. UGA deserves an actual museum... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed September 22, 2012
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Athens, Georgia
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Valparaiso, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

One room with a few stuffed animals and a couple interesting facts. Have been to much better children's museums in Georgia. Bummer! State of Georgia Museum of Natural History deserves better representation.

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Athens, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

A pretty good place to occupy a fidgety toddler for an hour or so, but this is more of a working museum with no real public exhibitions worth seeing. UGA deserves an actual museum of natural history!

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Athens, Ga.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

This place is sensational. If you're local and haven't been, it's time. Seeing the blue morpho butterflies alone are worth the trip.

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Snellville, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

This is not a museum, its a room within a college building with stuffed animals - look elsewhere.

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