Welcome back! The MAS is now open to the public.

To help ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable visit, we have made a few changes. Please visit the Reopening FAQ's page for information related to mask requirements, special closings and how-to's, and how you can help be the example of safety and social distancing while in the building.

Warning: Under Georgia law, there is no liability for an injury or death of an individual entering these premises if such injury or death results from the inherent risks of contracting COVID-19. You are assuming this risk by entering these premises.


· Members: FREE

· Children 2 & Under: FREE
(Please note, children 2 & under will not be allowed in the Planetarium Shows)

· Adults: $10

· Children: 3-17: $5

· Senior Citizens (62 YRS OLD AND UP) & Military (with ID): $8

· College Students (with ID): $7

The majority of school groups visit in the morning. For adults with weekday flexibility, we recommend planning your visit in the afternoon. We do not offer online ticketing. Tickets can be purchased at the door upon arrival. Exhibitions, Mini-Zoo, Discovery House, Planetarium, Audio Programs, and Gallery Talk are included in the price of admission unless otherwise noted.

Group Rates

Field Trip Rates are offered for groups of 10 or more with pre-made reservations. Groups can be self-guided or choose a docent-led tour through the Museum. Please notify the Group Coordinator when making your reservations that you would like special programs option. Contact the group coordinator for group eligibility and more information. 

Contact us:
E-mail (groups@masmacon.com)

Museum Rules & Tips

The following explanations of Museum policies will let you make the most of your visit to the Museum of Arts and Sciences.

Rules inside the Museum:

•  Food, drinks, and smoking (of any kind) are not allowed in the Museum for any reason.

•  Weapons of any kind are not permitted on Museum grounds. Weapons include firearms, explosives, knives of any length, and other objects that, in the opinion of the Museum of Arts and Sciences staff or Board Members, might be dangerous or cause harm. If you bring weapons onto the campus, you will be asked to leave and/or police will be called.

•  Observe stanchions and keep a safe, non-touching distance. We ask that you also not touch any artwork, lean on cases or pedestals and not stand on platforms anywhere in the museum.

•  No flash photography, tripods, “selfie-sticks,” or other external equipment are allowed.

•  Umbrellas, packages, and bags exceeding 13” x 17” are not allowed in the galleries and must be checked in at the front desk.

Mobility Access

All galleries, facilities, and parking lots are wheelchair accessible.


Baby strollers are allowed inside the main areas at all times. Strollers and children under 3 will not be permitted in the Mark Smith Planetarium


Parking is free for Museum visitors in the Museum’s parking lot on Forsyth Road.

Picnic Areas

For those who wish to bring lunch, picnic areas are available. Food and drink are not allowed in the Museum.


Sketching is permitted in the galleries (pencil only, no ink or paint) with sketchbooks no larger than 8-1/2 x 11 inches (21.6 x 27.9 cm).

No easels, stools, or sketching while sitting on the floor is permitted.


Photography for personal use is permitted in the galleries. No flash, tripods, “selfie-sticks,” or other external equipment are allowed. Videotaping is allowed in the lobby only. No photographs or videotapes may be reproduced, distributed, or sold without permission from the Museum.

Requests for professional photography sessions and filming can be made by contacting the Museum at 478-477-3232.


Parents should maintain constant supervision of children when visiting the galleries. Museum staff is not responsible for children left unattended.

Please follow any instructions of the Museum staff. Children under 3 will not be permitted in the Mark Smith Planetarium.

Daily Museum Hours

For the safety of our primates, masks are now REQUIRED in the Mini-Zoo. Masks are recommended in all indoor spaces.

Check our calendar for extra events.

· Tuesday: 10 am – 5 pm

· Wednesday: 10 am – 5 pm

· Thursday: 10 am – 5 pm

· Friday: 10 am – 5 pm

· Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm

· Sunday: Closed

· Monday: Closed

Daily Planetarium Shows

(Please note, children 2 & under will not be allowed in the Planetarium Shows)

· Daily (Tuesday - Friday): 11:30 AM & 4 PM

· Saturday: 11:30 A.M., 2 PM & 4 PM

Live-Animal Shows

· Daily (Tuesday - Friday): 3 PM

· Saturday: 1 PM., 3 PM


Our Location:

4182 Forsyth Rd,
Macon, GA 31210

Nearby Places to Eat

· Our Picnic Areas

· Restaurants Nearby

Fountain of Juice


Firehouse Subs 

Jeneane's at Pinebrook

El Sombrero