William P. Wall Museum of Natural History

elementary students visiting museum

The Georgia College & State University William P. Wall Museum of Natural History is an academic and research treasure for students, faculty, staff and the public in the southeastern United States. The 2,500-square-foot museum is dedicated to earth sciences, emphasizing paleontology – the study of fossils and ancient life forms.

The museum opened in 2004 and is an official repository for National Park Service specimens. It's also home to a full-dome planetarium featuring state-of-the-art graphic projection. Built in 2008, the Planetarium provides educational programs and shows about astronomy and the night sky. 

Mission Statement

The Georgia College William P. Wall Museum of Natural History explores the natural world around us to educate our students and the general public, conduct original research, and to be a repository for natural history specimens.

William P. Wall Museum of Natural History


Ashley Quinn

Ashley Quinn

Collections Manager, William P. Wall Museum of Natural History
103 Herty Hall

M.S. Biology, Georgia College & State University

Rick Joslyn

Museum Interpreter
103 Herty Hall
(478) 445-2395

Heidi Mead

Part-Time Fossil Prep Technician
102 Herty Hall