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Museum Information

Exhibit Gallery Hours

  • Mon - Fri: 10:00 am until 4:00 pm  The exhibit gallery is free.

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

Due to current construction, the visitor parking spaces are currently unavailable. Visitors will have to use available UGA parking decks during weekday work hours (8am-5pm), and may park in the lots along East Campus in the evening to walk over. 


About the Museum

The Georgia Museum of Natural History links collections, research, public service, and education through programs designed for a diverse audience.

Museum Location

Maps and directions to the Museum are available.

Campus Parking Information

Campus parking information provided by the University Parking Services.

Copyright Information

Georgia Museum of Natural History copyright information and photographers contacts.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) the curators and collection managers hear.

Contact Information

How to get in touch with the Museum.

History of the Museum

In 1978, the University formally recognized the Museum of Natural History, and in 1999, the Georgia General Assembly recognized it as the official state museum of natural history.

Mission and Goals

The primary mission of The Georgia Museum of Natural History is to collect and preserve evidence of the cultural and natural heritage of Georgia and beyond.

Museum News

Current news from the Museum and its collections.

Support us

We appreciate your financial support. Your gift is important to us and helps support critical opportunities for students and faculty alike, including lectures, travel support, and any number of educational events that augment the classroom experience. Click here to learn more about giving.

Every dollar given has a direct impact upon our students and faculty.