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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 417 traveler reviews

For Kids of All Ages

I visited the center on a rainy day and I'm so glad that I did. It was fascinating to see the progression of Jim Henson and company puppets and to learn how they made them come "alive." The World... Read Full Review

Interesting and Nostalgic

My wife and I loved seeing the countless childhood classics from a behind the scenes perspective. The Dark Crystal exhibit was fantastic, but the muppet section was my favorite! We love Jim Henson! Read Full Review

The amount of time they have spent to tell his true story

What an amazing experience. Not much else to say other than this is a true treasure and will no doubt bring back plenty of memories for many while also preserving them for another generation. The Jim... Read Full Review

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4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 118 traveler reviews

Really a great place to take your kids. The puppeteers do an excellent job and at the end they even give some behind the scenes info. After the show you... Read Full Review

I know what you're thinking.. how interesting can a museum for puppets be... well ill tell ya! Interesting af! This place is awesome!!! Their largest... Read Full Review

I adore the puppet shows for kids here and so does my tot. We have taken our (almost) 3 year old here for a few puppet shows now. We started with the... Read Full Review

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