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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 394 traveler reviews

Ageless, Timeless, Wonderous

There is nothing quite like The Center. Ages 4 to 75 will find an exhibit in the museum with which to connect, remember, and rejoice. The Kroffts, the Henson Collection (CTW and beyond). Simply... Read Full Review


We had free tickets from our local library (thank God). Small, quick to visit. Interesting displays. Great place to take kids. Read Full Review

A great place to visit regardless of age

Over the past 5 years, Atlanta has become something of a second home to me. During that time I think I have seen virtually all of the attractions in the area. However, I had always avoided the Center... Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 106 traveler reviews

You won't hear about this little gem as often as you do about the Georgia Aquarium or the World of Coca-Cola, but if you're traveling with children, it's so... Read Full Review

BFF and I came here back in ye olde 2010 when the museum was much smaller and had completely different exhibits, including the beginnings of the current Jim... Read Full Review

I couldn't have loved a place more than I did here. If you grew up in the 80s this place is memory lane! Sesame Street, muppets, and fragile rock all have... Read Full Review

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