History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Science
At Cannonball House we strive to educate,promote and develop public interest in the cultural, architectural and historical heritage of the community. The house is a beautiful example of Greek Revival Architecture. In 1864, the house was struck by a Union Army artillery shell, damaging the front and an interior wall. It was the only residential property in Macon damaged during the battle of Dunlap's Farm.
The Global Health Odyssey Museum (GHO) is an educational facility designed to teach about CDC, public health, and the benefits of prevention. Located in Building 2 in the former CDC cafeteria, the original Global Health Odyssey presented permanent exhibitions about the history and work of CDC through dioramas, an interactive timeline, and displays of artifacts and objects.
The museum displays 350 puppets from around the world. Adults and children will enjoy discovering the myriad uses of puppetry, from rituals to political satire and as a unique form of theater.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Children's, General, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Founded by local citizen activists in the mid-1970s, hundreds of people have worked to build a strong grassroots environmental learning center touching the lives of more than 100,000 children and adults each year.
Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
Cherokee brick home built in 1804. Museum to open in 2000.
The City Gallery at Chastain has solo and thematic group exhibitions with an experimental approach to contemporary art; educational programs and publications.
City Gallery East, a rogram of the Bureau of Cultural Affairs is located on the first floor of the City Hall East building. The gallery presents 5 exhibitions per year featuring local, regional, national, and international contemporary artists.
The Permanent Collection:From Rearguard to Vanguard: Selections from the Clark Atlanta University Collection of African American Art. It houses illustrious "Art Of the Negro" murals by Hale Woodruff, the Galleries display works by many artists.
Planetarium, Science, University
The Coca-Cola Space Science Center houses a Challenger Learning Center(for simulated space missions); the Omnisphere Theater, a 120 seat planetarium; and the Meade Observatory.
Art, Children's, Culture