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Fernbank Museum of Natural History

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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.
  • Take a walk on the wild side as you explore 75 acres of new outdoor nature adventures. WildWoods and Fernbank Forest combine to highlight the natural world through immersive trails, educational programming, hands-on exhibits, and beautiful scenery.
  • Learn how people around the world communicate information about themselves as you explore many forms of personal adornment, including traditional and contemporary clothing, jewelry and body art in Reflections of Culture.

Location

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

Hours

Daily, 10am-5pm
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

(404) 929-6300
fernbankmuseum.org

Offers/Upgrades

Giant Screen Theater: Add a Giant Screen Experience to your visit! Fernbank’s Giant Screen Theater provides a truly immersive experience through a state-of-the-moment 4K laser projection system with both 2D and 3D capabilities. Cost for CityPASS guests: $5 (up to 60% off).

Advice for Visitors

Tips:

  • Plan for 2-4 hours for your visit.
  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.
  • Add a giant screen movie to your visit using the coupon included in your CityPASS booklet or CityPASS Travel Guide and save up to 60%!

Amenities:

  • Dining: The Fernbank Café
  • Gift Shop: Museum Store

Visitor Safety:

  • Fernbank has safety protocols in place to ensure a safe environment for its guests and staff; learn more on the museum's website.

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: Free parking. Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions.

Groups: Groups of 10 or more: Call (404) 929-6320.