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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 452 traveler reviews


This was so much more than I expected - we did the Jim Henson Gallery tour with Katie and it was unbelievable. So much nostalgia and so much I did not know. 10/10 recommend. Read Full Review

Cute Museum

The Center for Puppetry Arts is a small museum in Atlanta dedicated to the art of puppetry. There are two main exhibits in the museum. The first exhibit covers Jim Henson's work including the Muppets... Read Full Review

Puppetry Arts

Very interesting. Learned how the Muppets were made and how they worked. Lots of interesting pictures and memorabilia. Read Full Review

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4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 129 traveler reviews

We came here on a Saturday for the Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer show. We bought tickets when we arrived and spent the first part of our visit in the... Read Full Review

Free parking in Midtown Atlanta gets you at minimum, 4 stars, right off the bat!!! If you only come for the museum, then you have failed in getting the... Read Full Review

I thought it was a cute little museum with some really neat puppets. Would I usually pay for the tour? Probably not. While our tour guide was very friendly,... Read Full Review

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