Hours of Operation

Admission Rates

• Sunday: CLOSED
• Monday: CLOSED
• Tuesday: 10am-5pm
• Wednesday: 10am-5pm
• Thursday: 10am-5pm
• Friday: 10am-5pm
• Saturday: 10am-5pm
Exhibitions, Mini-Zoo, Discovery House, Planetarium, Audio Programs, and Gallery Talk are included in the price of admission unless otherwise noted.

• Members: FREE
• Children under 3: Free
• Adults (18+): $10
• Children (3-17): $5
• Senior Citizens (62+): $8
• 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.

Daily Program Schedule

Planetarium Shows

• Tuesday-Saturday: 11:30am, 2pm, and 4pm
*Please note that children under 3 will not be permitted in the Planetarium.


Live Animal Shows


Enjoy learning about wildlife and the animals that live at the MAS with our experienced Zoo Staff!

• Tuesday-Friday: 3pm
• Saturday: 1pm and 3pm
*Live Animal Shows take place at 10:30, 1pm, and 3pm every day throughout the Summer from June 4th to August 3rd. Each program will run approx. 15-30 min.

Places to Eat

Visitors are welcome to enjoy a picnic meal in our picnic area near the Seaboard Caboose.

Restaurants Nearby:
Romo’s Pizza
Jeneane’s at Pinebrook
Fountain of Juice
Firehouse Subs



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.

Museum Rules and Tips

Please review the following rules to 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 Planetarium.


• Parking in the Museum’s parking lot on Forsyth Road is FREE.

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 Planetarium.