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Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309 View Map

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.

TripAdvisor Reviews

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4.5 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 404 traveler reviews

Funny for children and who knows Bert and Ernie

I went with my daughter and two kids 4 and 8 years old I was exciting seen the characters that I was used to see on tv when I was a kid. My grandsons had lots of fun time On the other side my... Read Full Review

Glad our trip was free

Our kiddos love museums and we were looking forward to stopping by while we were in Atlanta for the day. We got our free pass from the local library. We headed into the exhibit about Jim Henson and... Read Full Review

Senior Group

A delightful afternoon where we learned of the history of puppets. My favorite was the section devoted to Jim Hendon . Loved it. Our guide was wonderful , sorry I can’t remember her name.She was... Read Full Review

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4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 112 traveler reviews

If you haven't been to this place, you have missed out. It is wonderful. I used to take my daughter here back when she used to let me take her places. It... Read Full Review

Super cool museum! I came for a special event, but my ticket got me entry into the rest of the museum and I'm so glad I spent some time wandering around.... Read Full Review

Finally got to make a trip to this sweet little gem in Atlanta. If you are local, the best way to go here is to use the Passport to Puppetry offered by your... Read Full Review

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