1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

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(404) 873-3089

The Center for Puppetry Arts is a unique cultural treasure - a magical place where children and adults are educated, enlightened and entertained. The Center has introduced millions of visitors to the wonder and art of puppetry, and offers enchanting performances, puppet workshops, the hands-on museum and much more.

Three performance series host a variety of shows including a Family Series, Summerfest and the Experimental Puppetry Theatre (for more mature audiences!) Get up close and personal with puppets in the Center's museum, which houses a collection of puppets, books, posters and videos from around the world. Admission to the show also includes the Puppet Workshop, post-show.

Ticket prices vary by show; check website for admission and show schedule.

Yelp Reviews

4.5 stars

This is the best place in Atlanta-hands down. Even during Covid this place is a blast. The theater and Create-a-Puppet workshop was closed, but the... Read Full Review

Can't say enough about this lovely museum. This is such a unique and enjoyable place. It's one of the only puppetry museums. They have two main galleries-... Read Full Review

Took my 5yr old daughter last week and it was really nice to see so many of my old friends from when I was a kid. Kermit, Big Bird, Burt & Ernie etc. I wish... Read Full Review

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TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 stars Based on 459 traveler reviews

Center for Puppetry Arts: City Treasure

What a wonderful place to take children of all ages! The Center for Puppetry Arts puts on fabulous puppet shows that delight all; even adults. The staff of puppeteers are amazing. Saw “Stella Luna... Read Full Review

Fun time

What a fun museum. The Jim Henson exhibit was great. Brought back a lot of childhood memories. Also saw a puppet show which was really well done. Read Full Review

Great for nostalgia!

As a fan of the Muppets and The Dark Crystal, I enjoyed my every moment in the Center for Puppetry Arts. (Well, I didn't spend much time in the "International Puppets" section.) If you grew up with... Read Full Review

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