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Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Save 43% on admission to the top 5 Atlanta attractions with CityPASS.

Highlights

  • Step into prehistoric Patagonia and see Argentinosaurus, the largest known dinosaur to ever walk the Earth. Close behind it, the 47-foot long, 8-ton Giganotosaurus looks ready for its next meal.
  • Explore the natural history of Georgia and the story of our planet as you journey through lifelike geographic regions and historic re-creations in A Walk Through Time in Georgia. Highlights include a dinosaur gallery, a giant sloth, a cave, and the sights and sounds of the Okefenokee Swamp.
  • Stimulate your senses with lasers, mirrors, water, acoustics and more in Sensing Nature.
  • Watch your kids become explorers, scientists and adventurers as they discover the many wonders of the natural world through hundreds of hands-on activities, live animal displays and engaging encounters in NatureQuest.

Location

FERNBANK MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
767 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
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Contact

Hours

Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm
Sun, noon-5pm
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

(404) 929-6300
fernbankmuseum.org

Offers/Upgrades

Martinis & IMAX: A classy, all-adult evening museum experience; 6:30pm-11pm, Fridays (except in Dec). Cost for CityPASS holders: $13; food and drink available for purchase. Reservations: (404) 929-6400 or fernbankmuseum.org.

Advice for Visitors

Tips:

  • Major Special Exhibitions: Wild Music, Feb. 6-July 31; Creatures of Light, March 26-August 14; World’s Largest Dinosaurs, Sept. 17 – Jan 2; Winter Wonderland opens Nov. 2016.

Amenities:

  • Dining: The Fernbank Café
  • Gift Shop: Museum Store, Special Exhibition Store

Best time to visit: The museum is popular with school groups on weekday mornings. They generally depart by mid-afternoon.

Accessibility: Fully accessible facility; elevators; free wheelchairs

Parking/Transportation: Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions.

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