Museum of Arts and Sciences

4182 Forsyth Rd.
Macon, GA 31210- Map It
(478) 477-3232

AAA Editor Notes

Museum of Arts and Sciences, 7.5 mi. n. on US 41 at 4182 Forsyth Rd., features four galleries with frequently changing exhibitions. The Mark Smith Planetarium and the Mini-Zoo, a live animal habitat, present daily programs. The three-story Discovery House features hands-on activities for the family. On the fourth Friday evening of the month, the planetarium features a Sky Over Macon show and an observatory opens. A nature trail also is on the grounds. Children ages 0-2 are not permitted in the planetarium. Picnicking is permitted.
Museum (including all daily programs) or sky show $10; $8 (ages 62+ and military with ID); $7 (college students with ID); $5 (ages 3-17).
Hours: Museum open Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. Planetarium shows are presented Tues.-Sat. at 11:30 and 4 (also Sat. at 2, Sun. at 2 and 4). Mini-Zoo programs are presented daily at 3 (also Sat. at 1). Additional shows may be scheduled in summer; phone ahead. Sky Over Macon show fourth Fri. of the month at 8 p.m.; observatory opens following the show (clear weather permitting). Closed major holidays.