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Thronateeska Heritage Center

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World’s First Digital Planetarium updated at the museum.

It was wonderful before traveling into outer space in the domed planetarium encased inside history... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
Rome, Georgia
Educational and fun for all ages!

When visiting Albany, GA, be sure to discover Thronateeska Heritage Center. Located at Heritage... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Albany, Georgia
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

It was wonderful before traveling into outer space in the domed planetarium encased inside history & science museum at the end of Roosevelt Avenue west of repurposed train depot. Visitors can go take about 30 minute ‘Trips’ by the latest generation projector updated 12/2018. Various...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank champ4275
Reviewed 30 March 2018

When visiting Albany, GA, be sure to discover Thronateeska Heritage Center. Located at Heritage Plaza in Downtown Albany, the campus sits on the only remaining brick paved street in the city. There is an interactive science museum, a history museum with rotating museum exhibits in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank peaches31701
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent facilities. Have fun while learning. Very inviting. Staff is awesome and attentive. Great location.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mimi2jaxx
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I love going to the Thronateeska Heritage Center (and I am 40)! I love the hands on science activity and walking through the historic train depot. History lovers will not only love the site but the very inexpensive cost. You can add to the trip...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Mrs_Ware229
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Do yourself a favor and visit Thronasteeska Heritage Center and Wetherbee Planetarium. I visited when I was purchasing glasses for the upcoming solar eclipse. The staff is cordial and informed. The exhibits are full of astronomy, movies about the stars, lots of exhibits kids can...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank DrJude2014
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a small museum but is a nice place to visit. If someone in your group likes trains it is a must for them. The best part, however, is the planetarium. Be sure to go when it is time for a planetarium show and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank ldlchloe
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I remember going here as as child and visiting the planetarium. Now I've taken my own kids there it was very fun and informative. They still have the planetarium and lots of hands on things for kids.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Ryan R
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This place is simply amazing and full of all kinds of displays and information which history buffs will throughly enjoy!!!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank gacajun1130
Reviewed 11 June 2016

My husband did surveying back in the day so the part of the museum set aside for that interested him. My daughter and I had a nice walk down by the river back to the visitor's center while he looked at the surveying exhibits.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank InHim4Him
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Great places to spend the day. Fun for one and fun for all. Kids of all ages would enjoy visiting the train depot and its vintage trains. Only walking distance from the RiverAquarium in beautiful downtown Albany.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Stephen B
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