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Museum of Arts and Sciences

4182 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
912-477-3232
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Ranked #7 of 21 attractions in Macon
Type: Natural History Museums
Description: Features a fossilized whale said to be more than 40 million years old.
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Some very cool hands on exhibits kids learned alot we had fun trying to work out some of the optical illusions...we where told by the staff that the exhibition changes every few months making each visit unique

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Milledgeville, Georgia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I remember going to the Museum when I was in elementary school. I thought it would be a good experience for my niece (age 5) and it was! She loved it and wants to go back. I read that funding from the city will probably be cut and thus some of the programs will be closed. This would be a... More

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Suva
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Always a good draw from way back when...they don't have the cave like they used to, but the are plenty of other attractions.

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Summerfield, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I drove from Atlanta to see this Museum of Arts and Sciences for something interesting to do. What we read online was that it was the largest museum in Georgia. Perhaps we came at the wrong time or something, but there was no one around in any of the exhibit areas to give a live tour or... More

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Gray
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Wonderful place to take a family outing, tons to do and see! Has great programs year round!! A must visit and see their awesome bird Georgia!!

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Calhoun, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I like the quaint little feel of the museum, Really loved the planetarium show, the kids loved it an the temp in there was just right for a quick nap in the dark under the stars, in the comfy reclining seats. Kids said it was awesome and they are 12 and 13. Husband was able to see the Titanaboa exhibit... More

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Macon, Georgia, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great place to visit on a hot summer afternoon. Live animals and science experiments for kids. The planetarium is very nice and modern. Also on Fridays they open the observatory, so kids can look through telescopes to see different planets and stars. From Venus to Saturn depending on the time of year. They also have art and science exhibits year... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

Great way to spend 2-3 hours in the air-conditioning!! Definitely take advantage of the live animal show (excellent, engaging presenter - cockatoo, snake, etc) and the planetarium show: makes the price seem much more reasonable.

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Roberta, Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

We like to go on rainy weekends. They always have different exhibits every time we go. Fun education for the kids!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

I enjoyed the traveling exhibit. A school group was there and they seemed to be enjoying their visit as well.

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