TOP FIVE reasons to visit
- It's free.
- It's educational.
- It's fun to learn about the natural world.
- It reveals objects you didn't know were on Earth or in space.
- It's one of the largest selections of authentic fossils on display in the Southeast covering the last 500 million years.
Location and Hours
The museum is free and open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The museum and planetarium are located on the first floor of Herty Hall, on the corner of West Montgomery and North Wilkinson streets.
Montgomery Street Entrance: Enter the ground floor of Herty Hall and follow the signs to the Museum/Planetarium. The Planetarium is located at the rear of the Natural History Museum.
Wilkinson Street Entrance: Enter at the 2nd floor of Herty Hall and take the elevator to the 1st floor. Follow the signs to the Museum/Planetarium. The Planetarium is located at the rear of the Natural History Museum.