1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

Contact Info

(404) 873-3089

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.

Yelp Reviews

4.5 stars

I really enjoyed my time here and I'm an adult. I think kids, if they are not afraid of puppets, would have a great time here too. Every single person who... Read Full Review

The Jim Henson exhibit is great, the performance of Peter Pan we saw was fantastic (5 performers, multimedia, black light puppets), and the puppet workshop... Read Full Review

Can't say enough about this lovely museum. This is such a unique and enjoyable place. It's one of the only puppetry museums. They have two main galleries-... Read Full Review

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TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 stars Based on 463 traveler reviews

Muppets origin story

Jim Henson’s work and creations are the main exhibit. In additional exhibit were global puppets and some history of puppets from around the world. Special exhibit of the Dark Crystal series was a... Read Full Review

Well kept and nostalgic

This was a small stop on our to visit to Atlanta but definitely one of the highlights. This museum is small but packed with nostalgia and great examples of puppets from all over the world. The Jim... Read Full Review

A must see

This was a hidden gem that we stumbled upon. The teenager that was with me loved the dark crystal exhibits, whiled I was excited over the frackle rock exhibits Read Full Review

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