Special Alert

Georgia Museum of Natural History

  • Natural History Building|
  • corner of East Campus Rd. and Cedar St.|
  • UGA Campus|
  • Athens GA 30601
  • 706-542-1663
  • Region: UGA Campus

The Discovery Room displays samples from the over six million objects in the Museum's collection, including 1.5 million insects and more than 100 whale skeletons. The Discovery Room, can offer behind-the-scenes tours for groups of up to 20 at no charge. Explore the bird, fish, insect, mammal, and zooarchaeology collections and get a glimpse of all the exciting work that goes on at the museum.

Named one of the "Top ten fun and free places to take your family," in Georgia Magazine, June 2013

ADMISSION: free

HOURS: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday noon-3 p.m. 

PARKING: Several museum visitor parking spaces are available and marked in green in UGA parking lot S06 (entrances off of East Campus Road and Cedar Street) for visitors staying less than 45 minutes. If your museum visit will last longer than 45 minutes, please see the front desk for a $2.00 parking pass good for the day.

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