Phone: 404-929-6300Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed OPENING DAY- Special Exhibit Hall Explore more than 200 authentic artifacts and immersive environments to explore the astonishing accomplishments of one of the most powerful indigenous Mesoamerican civilizations.
Maya Heritage Community Project- Kennesaw State University- Great Hall The Maya Heritage Community Project researches and engages with Maya organizations and people of Maya heritage in the United States and inside the Maya homelands of Central America and Mexico.
Treasures of Terminus- Georgia State Anthropology- Lower Level Discover pieces from the largest archaeological collection ever associated with Atlanta from the roving excavation that followed construction crews working to build MARTA. Chocolate and the Ancient Maya- Great Hall Learn some of the ways that chocolate was incorporated into everyday life from an authority on the subject: Terry Powis of Kennesaw State Dept. Of Anthropology and Geography.
Bow and Pump Drill Use- Kennesaw State Anthropology Club- Great Hall Maya used to drill items like jade and shell into everyday items (even teeth!) to show status. In this station, uncover how bow and pump drills were used.
Pottery Demonstration- Lower Level Learn how various Native American groups made pottery from in this detailed demonstration.
Storytime (11:30am-12pm)- Upper Level Conference Room Dig into your imagination and join a Fernbank educator for a riveting story time.
Face coverings are required at all times and at all stations.
Cost: Included with museum admission. Members FREE.
Space is limited and advance online ticket reservations are required for members and non-members.
*All activities are subject to change without notice.
Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed was developed by Science Museum of Minnesota and is sponsored locally by Eve McClatchey Saunders, Genuine Parts Company, PNC, Romanoff Renovations and UPS.