Georgia Southern Museum

2142 Southern Dr.
Statesboro, GA 30460- Map It
(912) 478-5444

AAA Editor Notes

Georgia Southern Museum is in the Rosenwald Building on Southern Dr. on the grounds of Georgia Southern University, .5 mi. s. on US 301/25. This museum interprets the natural and cultural history of Georgia’s coastal plain emphasizing the relationship between ancient and modern oceans. The main attraction is a 26-foot Mosasaur skeleton believed to be about 78 million years old. A replica of a 40 million-year-old whale skeleton is displayed. One exhibit showcases artifacts excavated from Camp Lawton, a Confederate Prisoner of War camp. An additional gallery presents a variety of temporary exhibits. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$2; free (ages 0-3 and to all last Sat. of the month).
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 9-5, Sat.-Sun. 2-5. Closed major holidays.