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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 389 traveler reviews

Best of atlanta

Still one of my favorite stops! The staff here is beyond amazing! All ways friendly and helpful. You can tell how much everybody loves there job. If you can catch one of the shows that happen here... Read Full Review

Jim Henson Exhibit! (Fun even without kids)

This is a small museum, divided in a few segments. One area covers the history of puppetry around the world, which is interesting. The real draw is the Jim Henson exhibit, which follows his career... Read Full Review

Who Knew Puppets Were So Cool

I didn't think much about going here but knew my wife would enjoy it quite a bit. As a child I didn't watch much in terms of Sesame Street, stop your judging, but found the career path of Jim Henson... Read Full Review

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4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 105 traveler reviews

You won't hear about this little gem as often as you do about the Georgia Aquarium or the World of Coca-Cola, but if you're traveling with children, it's so... Read Full Review

BFF and I came here back in ye olde 2010 when the museum was much smaller and had completely different exhibits, including the beginnings of the current Jim... Read Full Review

I couldn't have loved a place more than I did here. If you grew up in the 80s this place is memory lane! Sesame Street, muppets, and fragile rock all have... Read Full Review

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