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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 364 traveler reviews


It was so much fun going through the museum. If you grew up with the Muppets, Sesame Street and the wonder of Jim Henson's imaginiation this is a must see in Atlanta. Read Full Review

Go for the Puppet Show

We took our 7 year old for her birthday. I was worried my 12 year old would think the puppet show was too kiddie, however we were all blown away by the performance. It was like watching a play and... Read Full Review

Wonderful Museum!

This was my first trip to the museum. I highly recommend it for all ages. I throughly enjoyed the nostalgia of Jim Henson’s life and my 9 yr old niece loved seeing and learning about puppets from... Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 96 traveler reviews

I love this place, especially for the kiddos (though I may be missing out by not going to the productions geared towards adults). The three of us visited... Read Full Review

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