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Georgia Museum of Natural History

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Georgia deserves better

OK, I admit that I have high expectations for museums. I love them and go to as many as possible... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2015
Tim H
Athens, Georgia, United States
Prepare to be underwhelmed. 1 room of exhibits, I guess they rotate the exhibits

My wife and I were headed to the GA museum of Art on the UGA campus on a Monday, our day off, and... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2015
Garland, Texas
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May 23, 2017
“The GMNH, a hidden gem at UGA”
Mar 13, 2017
“Something for everyone to love!”
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

The Georgia Museum of Natural History is an often overlooked gem on the UGA campus. Interested potential visitors can visit the website for details and also call for directions. There is parking next to the facility and the staff person on the desk will give...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank dianelorraineb
Reviewed March 13, 2017

The display drawers hold curiosities and the collections can boggle your mind with all the diverse things there... whale bones to super cool insects. The museum also does great things for conservation and serves as a teaching tool the university can be proud to house....More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank SWeems
Reviewed December 10, 2015

My wife and I were headed to the GA museum of Art on the UGA campus on a Monday, our day off, and guess what, it is closed Monday. So we headed to the Museum of Nat. History. There are two green painted free spaces...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank terryLCO
Reviewed July 14, 2015

Great places to visit is you are in the area, Nature as best,and peaceful. Great for photos, but in hot summer is good to be prepared for the insects.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Maria S
Reviewed April 22, 2015

Very pretentious name for what this one-room place is. UGA is really doing itself a disservice even running such a place. I wonder how do they justify paying the personnel! Stuffed animals and a collection of a few artifacts. Highly dissapointing.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank pesheff
Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

It is sad that this place have a big name like that : "Georgia Museum of Natural History". The place is really small, not a lot things to see ( if any ). It is so small that they recommend to call in advance to...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank JuankAthens
Reviewed April 21, 2015

OK, I admit that I have high expectations for museums. I love them and go to as many as possible.. I am a born and bred Georgia and all I''m going to say is Georgia deserves better.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Tim H
Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

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.

2  Thank Ar43210
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!

2  Thank crucifer
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.

Date of experience: September 2011
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