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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 346 traveler reviews

Enjoyable afternoon

My husband and I visited with our two kids (10 and 13) and did the Jim Henson tour. The entire staff was friendly, and we had a great time. Sophie was very informative and did a wonderful job showing... Read Full Review

Polished Museum

The Center for Puppetry Arts feels like a relatively new museum. Whether it is or not, I do not know. It features a section on puppets of the world and a section dedicated to Jim Henson. There is... Read Full Review

Fun environment with kids

We've been a few times and I really enjoy it with the kids! Definitely a family-friendly environment, we'll be back! Love that there's ample street parking behind the building. 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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