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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 433 traveler reviews

Auch a fun place

The exhibits are awesome. Puppets from around the world. History of puppetry! Jim Henson workshop. We got to see the Dark Crystal and War Horse exhibits. Read Full Review

Catch a Puppet Show

The Jim Henson Exhibit was hands-on and brought back so many childhood memories. Don't miss the puppet show which was highly entertaining, professional, informative and very well done. Read Full Review

Memories of childhood!

My teenage sons and my husband and I all enjoyed this museum. It brought back so many childhood memories. Only difficulty that we had was that we walked there and it took us awhile to find the... Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 118 traveler reviews

Really a great place to take your kids. The puppeteers do an excellent job and at the end they even give some behind the scenes info. After the show you... Read Full Review

I know what you're thinking.. how interesting can a museum for puppets be... well ill tell ya! Interesting af! This place is awesome!!! Their largest... Read Full Review

I adore the puppet shows for kids here and so does my tot. We have taken our (almost) 3 year old here for a few puppet shows now. We started with the... Read Full Review

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