Decatur, Georgia: Monkey From Mars

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Georgia Bureau of Investigation

Address:
3121 Panthersville Rd, Decatur, GA
Directions:
I-20 exit 65. Drive south on Hwy 155/Candler Rd for one mile. Turn right at the stoplight onto Panthersville Rd. Drive a half-mile. You'll see the large Georgia Bureau of Investigation building on the right. Drive past it, then turn right into the visitor entrance on the south side of the building. Park in the visitor spaces, then walk behind the main building, to the far (north) side. On the left you'll see the annex building. That's the Crime Lab (you'll see an aerial walkway connecting it to the main building). Walk to the front door and the receptionist will buzz you in.
Hours:
M-F 8-4:30 pm. Visitors welcome, school groups by appt only. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
404-244-2500
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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Monkey From Mars.

Monkey From Mars

The Monkey from Mars is the star exhibit in the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Lab Museum, but there's also a Meth Lab display, a voodoo-cursed murder hatchet, and much more.

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Monkey From Mars

Great little detour, certainly historical. They have a radar detector from 1972. The new number to call is 404-244-2500, they're open 8am-4:30pm.

[Sharmin, 06/16/2017]

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