The Museum of Arts and Sciences in Macon is a community museum in the U.S. state of Georgia. The facility includes four galleries with frequently changing exhibitions, the Discovery House with hands-on activities, live animal habitats, the Mark Smith Planetarium, nature trail, garden, store, auditorium, and classrooms. New exhibitions on fine arts, science topics, and the humanities are presented for periods of four to six months. The museum is open to the public daily and offers programs to schools and groups. The museum is a member of the American Alliance of Museums as of July 2019.Make Museum of Arts and Sciences a part of your Macon vacation plans using our Macon trip planning app.
Museum of Arts and Sciences reviews
Great historical home. Awesome for wedding receptions, any kind of party. Never took. A real tour, just parties, wedding receptions, etc. more »
We stayed overnight in Macon on our way to Florida. Looking for things to do, we saw a flyer for the museum. It's a bit small, but has a lot of hands on things for children and a variety of... more »
Decent place. We traveled 1 1/2 hours each way for the purpose of visiting the planetarium. Guess what? It was broken. It's worth a visit but the nearby Air Force Museum is nicer.
Great for all ages, mostly aimed towards kids but there's still a lot to see and learn. Planetarium is okay but needs upgrading to be a little more modern. The projections were a little fuzzy and the animation they played after the constellations show was clearly a little dated in the way it looked.
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