Top 5 FREE Things To Do With Your Kids

Summertime is a great time to explore Macon and find out all it has to offer, but sometimes, it can get hot!  So, here are the Top 5 Free (and Cheap) Indoor Activities you can enjoy with your children.

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Guest Gatekeeper:  Kimberly Harrington

Amstar 16 Theater ($3.50)

Gateway Macon Ga Top 5 Free And Cheap Summer Kids Activities Amstar Cinemas

Each summer, the Amstar Theater offers discounted kids' movies on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.  Admission and a kid's popcorn and drink cost $3.50.

5996 Zebulon Rd, Macon, 478-474-3484

Barnes & Noble (free)

Gateway Macon Georgia Top 5 Free And Cheap Summer Kids Activities

Barnes & Noble offers a weekly Story Time every Friday that is geared for 2 - 5 year olds, and they have also starting hosting special events on Saturdays for older kids.  Just check out their calendar for more information.

5080 Riverside Drive, Macon, 478-474-0161

Georgia Sports Hall of Fame

(coupon for free child admission)

Gateway Macon Ga Top 5 Free Things To Do With Your Kids Summer Indoors Georgia Sports Hall Of Fame

The Sports Hall of Fame has issued a coupon for free admission for up to four children with the purchase of an adult ticket ($8).  This doesn't expire until December of 2015, so you have plenty of time this summer to take advantage of this great offer.  My boys really enjoyed the second floor interactive exhibits - racing, basketball, sports announcing, football, and many others.

301 Cherry Street, Macon, 478-752-1585
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Library Events in Bibb County (free)

Gateway Macon Ga Top 5 Free Cheap Kids Indoor Activities Bibb County Libraries

To encourage reading, the libraries in Bibb County offer free activities during the summer.  Special guests, games, animals, and many other fun things are planned during June and July.  Also, don't forget to sign up for the Summer Reading Program while you are there.


Museum of Arts & Sciences

(free every first Saturday)

Gateway Macon Ga Top 5 Summer Kids Activties Indoors Museum Of Arts And Sciences

In addition to their usual exhibits - Mini Zoo, Art, Planetarium, and Kid's Play Areas - the museum will be hosting a new kids-oriented exhibit this summer.

4182 Forsyth Road, Macon, 478-477-3232

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Check out our Top 5 Summer Camps for the Indoors at this link.

Check out our Top 5 Summer Camps for the Outdoors at this link.

Special thanks to our Guest Gatekeeper Kimberly Harrington for providing this information.