General Information

rosenwaldThe Georgia Southern Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums.

The Georgia Southern University Museum exists to foster and support life-long learning and engaged citizenship in southeast Georgia. The museum supports the University’s mission of teaching, research and service specifically through collections, exhibits and educational outreach.

pdfRead the Museum’s complete Mission Statement.


Tuesday – Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays and University holidays.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! The Museum will be closed Friday, 12/23/2016 to Monday, 1/2/17 and will resume normal hours Tuesday, 1/3/2017.

Admission fee: $2 per person, children 3 and under FREE.
FREE to all Museum Members & Georgia Southern Students

FREE MUSEUM SATURDAYS: Last Saturday of each month!

Blue Star Museums Program– Memorial Day, May 29, 2017 to Labor Day, September 4, 2017:
FREE ADMISSION to all active-duty military personnel and their immediate families. Our way to say THANK YOU for all you do for all of us!


The Museum is located at 2142 Southern Drive in the Rosenwald Building #0104 on the campus of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia. In compliance with ADA, Georgia Southern will honor requests for reasonable accommodations made by individuals with disabilities. Direct accommodation requests to 912.478.5444. For information on how to get to the Museum, visit our parking and map page.


The Museum Shop is open during regular visitor hours. The shop is child and youth friendly, with prices set to the nickle and tax included in the price. We also have grab bags available for school and group tours.


Georgia Southern University Museum
P.O. Box 8061
Statesboro, Georgia 30460-8061


Museum Main Office: 912.478.5444
Education Office to book School Tours: 912.478.7707


As a member of the Georgia Southern Museum you can help us serve southeast Georgia with exciting exhibits, lectures, family programs, and school outreach. Become a member now!


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Dr. Brent Tharp, Director Dr. Brent Tharp, Director, 912.478.5444
Deb.72ppi100x85 Ms. Debbie Gleason, Assistant Director, 912.478.0148
Billy.72ppi100x85 Mr. Billy Tyson, Administrative Assistant/Visitor Services Coordinator, 912.478.5444
Katy.72ppi100x85 Dr. Kathlyn (Katy) Smith, Curator of Paleontology and Assistant Professor of Geology, 912.478.5398
Vacant, Educational Curator and Museum Outreach (Project SENSE/BESST) Project Coordinator, 912.478.7138
LynDee.72ppi100x85 Ms. LynDee Winterton, Educational Program Graduate Assistant, 912.478.7707
Kristina.72ppi100x85 Ms. Kristina Harbaugh, Museum Outreach (Project SENSE/BESST) Graduate Assistant, 912.478.1115
Kyle Stevens, Museum Outreach (Project SENSE/BESST) Driver, 912.478.1115


Last updated: 12/22/2016

Georgia Southern Museum • PO Box 8061 Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5444