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Fernbank Museum of Natural History

767 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30307 View Map

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.


Contact Info

(404) 929-6300

TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
4.0 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 1050 traveler reviews

Utter disappointment. Total lack of focus. Dated displays.

Clearly this Fernbank and the nearby science center with the same name can’t figure out what they want to be when they grow up. The only busy section of this museum was the STEM exhibit.,, hello... Read Full Review

nice park for kids to explore

I took my kids one Saturday afternoon for a short visit. It is a nice park for kids to explore. There are several dinosaurs there. Upstairs there is a place for kids to play. there are quiet a... Read Full Review

Great Family Attraction

My husband and I brought our 6 year old science-loving son to Fernbank and We all had a good time. We only spent 2 1/2 hours there, but you could easily spend 4 hours. My son loved all of the... Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

3.5 stars on Yelp Based on 245 traveler reviews

If you need a date night idea, going to one of Fernbank's After Dark events is highly suggested: no kids, no parents, live music, alcohol, and exhibitions... Read Full Review

Came here as one of the 5 different options on the Atlanta CityPass. It's a cute little natural history museum that showcases life as we know it through the... Read Full Review

Fernbank is NOT the Museum of Natural History in NYC and shouldn't be compared to it. Its much smaller, but it's a GREAT little museum and a wonderful... Read Full Review

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