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Hours & Location


Entrancee of the Georgia Museum of Natural HistoryExhibit Gallery Hours for Self-guided Visits

Fall 2023 through Spring 2024

  • Monday-Friday
  • Typically 10:00 to 11:00 am and 1 to 4 pm
    The exhibit gallery is free
  • Please email for additional information on visiting

The Museum will also be CLOSED on Federal and university holidays.

Visitor parking spaces are currently limited. A few additional spots may be found underneath the shark alongside the building. Guest parking passes are available inside from gallery docents. If no visitor spots are available, you can use UGA pay parking decks during weekday work hours (8am-5pm).


Georgia Museum of Natural History

The Natural History Building is located on the University of Georgia campus at the corner of East Campus Drive and Cedar Street (101 Cedar Street). This building houses the administrative and educational offices of the museum, as well as the Arthropods, Ornithology, and Zooarchaeology Collections. Visitors may park in the parking lot adjacent to the building. They should request a visitor's parking permit from the Museum office.

The Museum Curation Annex, located off campus, houses a variety of collections, including Mycology, Mammalogy, Ichthyology, Herpetology, Genomics, Aquatic Invertebrates including freshwater and marine mollusks, crustaceans, and corals.  Inquiries for scientific visits should be directed to Nicole Pontzer ( or Byron Freeman (

Botany Herbarium

The Botany Herbarium is located in the Miller Plant Sciences Building on the University of Georgia campus at the corner of Brooks Drive and Carlton Street.

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