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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 442 traveler reviews

What a pleasent surprise!

We were looking for something to do before a wedding, and we found out about this museum and stopped by. I found the exhibit about the history of puppets are the world to be very interesting, and I... Read Full Review

Jim Henson Magic!

I couldn't give a 5 star rating because I felt that the World of puppetry museum was poorly curated, and failed to tell a cohesive story. Also, the puppetry show we saw, although well performed, was... Read Full Review

Not what I expected from the brochure

For the price it was overrated, the entrance was kind of confusing to find, it was missing a lot of enjoyment most of the entertainment was not there , not performing or closed, it was just a walk... Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 125 traveler reviews

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

My immediate family (husband and 2 year old daughter) plus our extended family (in-laws, siblings, cousins, aunt) had an awesome time at the Center for... Read Full Review

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