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Address: 4182 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Phone Number: 912-477-3232
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Features a fossilized whale said to be more than 40 million years old.

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Small town museum provided ample entertainment

My 8 & 9 year old children both enjoyed this museum. We went and saw the live animal presentation. The children were able to pet some of the animals and learn about them. We also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Canton, Georgia
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Canton, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My 8 & 9 year old children both enjoyed this museum. We went and saw the live animal presentation. The children were able to pet some of the animals and learn about them. We also watched the planatarium show which was all about stars. They were both starting to yawn by the end of the star presentation. There were several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Took the kids to the Museum of Arts and Sciences today and they had a blast. The planetarium was very cool and the mini zoo was a nice surprise. There is a military discount available.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nice day with the kids. The planetarium was nice and as a bonus they had an awesome roller coaster video at the end of the show. Exhibits were cool and prices were very good for this quality of museum. Allow 2-3 hours to do it all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Should be 4.5 stars!!! A nice surprise once you walk in. Unexpected for a museum of a smaller city! Lots of fun and interactive things to play with for the kiddies! The mini zoo was cool as well! Got the chance to pet spiders and snakes!

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North Pole, Alaska
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Outstanding planetarium, and the exhibits are really wonderful, far better than those that much larger cities have. Best treasure of Macon. The Gift shop is good at supporting the exhibits. A coffee shop would make it a destination for more locals too.

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Macon, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Great place to take kids when it's too hot outside to play or raining. Lots of fun things for kids to do there. Even fun for adults! Worth a visit if you have never been.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I took my niece here recently and really enjoyed it. We had never been before and the mini zoo and planetarium were a lot of fun. We really had a good time and had plenty tot do for most of the afternoon. She also liked the gift shop a lot and most things were reasonably priced.

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Opelika, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I visited this museum with my 12 year old son for the first time recently. The admission price was very reasonable ($10 for adults $5 for kids) and includes everything you can do there (planetarium, mini-zoo, live animal shows, etc), and you can come and go all day. The facility and grounds are very nice, clean, and up-to-date. It has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Just a Jim dandy spot. Great science exhibit on nano technology at the time of my visit. The planetarium was well done, and included in the price of admission, Well done. Worth taking the kids for a good learning experience.

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Macon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

One of the bright spots for Macon is the wide range of things our museum contains. An expert friend of mine says some cities with over a million in population do not have a museum as fine as ours. Animals in a walk-through area, hands-on exhibits, a top-notch observatory, local history and archaeology exhibits, and art displays that are updated... More 

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Additional Information about Museum of Arts and Sciences

Address: 4182 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Phone Number: 912-477-3232
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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