Facility



It’s an exciting time at the Museum of Arts and Sciences, marked by outstanding scholarship, incredible new ways to access and explore our collections, and a brand-new high-definition Planetarium that utilizes the latest in digital technology.

The Museum, surrounded by 14 acres of flora and fauna, has a main facility that occupies a modern brick building and several outbuildings on 14 acres of wooded land on U.S. 41 in north Macon. Within the main building are a lobby and the following.

  • Museum Store
  • Galleries for Exhibits
  • Planetarium with 44-foot Dome
  • Classroom
  • Independently Climatized Collection Storage Vault
  • 200+ Seat Auditorium
  • Administrative Offices
  • Library
  • Conference Room
  • Darkroom
  • Catering Kitchen
  • Workshop
  • Elevator
  • Loading Dock
  • Exhibit Staging Area

Located outside are an early 20th-century cabin used by Macon author Harry Stillwell Edwards, a caboose, Observatory, picnic grounds, simulated limestone cave, and a Nature Trail. Exhibits, programs, restrooms, and trails are handicap accessible. The Museum is protected by closed-circuit cameras in each gallery monitored by the receptionist and the facility rentals coordinator during open hours, and a multiple-zone fire and burglar alarm system.

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