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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

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
4.5 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 437 traveler reviews

Fam Trip

I like getting free passes to places from the library. Luckily, this pass was available to visit here. I’m so glad that we chose to visit. The Jim Henson display was everything and more. We throughly... Read Full Review

Worth it!

The Puppetry Museum is fantastic! I picked it out, but we all enjoyed it - my husband and my 38 year-old son, too. Beautiful puppets from all over the world and a wide variety of Jim Henson's... Read Full Review

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

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Yelp Reviews

4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 122 traveler reviews

My immediate family (husband and 2 year old daughter) plus our extended family (in-laws, siblings, cousins, aunt) had an awesome time at the Center for... Read Full Review

Today was my first time going and I genuinely wish I lived closer. There's a ton of great information with kid friendly interactive areas throughout. The... Read Full Review

Despite that the actual museum part can be done within 45 minutes, the center offers a lot of educational programs (including a puppet making workshop!),... Read Full Review

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