767 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30307


Contact Info

(404) 929-6300

From the world's largest dinosaurs to Atlanta's biggest IMAX screen, Fernbank offers a world of adventure and fun. You'll discover ancient fossils, rare artifacts, cultural treasures, live animals, hands-on experiences and more. The Museum's immersive exhibits and interactive adventures make science, culture and natural history come alive for all ages. Free parking and WiFi.

Extended hours Fridays for Martinis & IMAX 7pm-11pm

*The Museum is closed Thanksgiving and Christmas days. Martinis & IMAX is not offered on holiday weekends.

Yelp Reviews

3.5 stars

The dinosaur display in the center of this museum is simply breathtaking. It's like the museum was built around this display, which has that Wow factor from... Read Full Review

I was scared to go because of the corona situation but we masked up and went. I called before going because I had a lot of questions. I found out that... Read Full Review

The highlights of the museum are the forest wilderness trail and humongous dinosaur display. The wilderness trail is nothing but a jaunty hike for a mile,... Read Full Review

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TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0 stars Based on 1077 traveler reviews

Old-growth forest in Atlanta? Really? YES!

Fernbank Forest is part of Fernbank Museum of Natural History. It has some relatively old trees! Smithsonian Magazine recommends Fernbank as one of "Seven Places to Get Outside This Summer." And you... Read Full Review

Fernbank Forest is Awesome

Fernbank is a great way for people visiting, or people who live in Atlanta, to experience Atlanta and visit a science museum all in one trip. For me, the forest at Fernbank is really the gem. There... Read Full Review


I was very excited to visit here seeing as I love history and science, but was a bit disappointed. Most of the historical pieces were just dioramas or exhibits rather than actual fossils or relics... Read Full Review

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