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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 1063 traveler reviews

Perfect for my 6 year old

My son loves science and thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Fernbank. The “fantastic forces” exhibit is great for any child with an interest in physics and how things work- very interactive. He is also... Read Full Review

Informative, well arranged and worth visiting

The museum is very interesting, specially the part dedicated to Georgia. It is very clean and well maintained. Our 17 years old boy spent almost two hours in just the Georgia section of the museum... Read Full Review

Family outing

We chose to visit Fernbank for our family outing with the grand kids because it has outdoor and indoor activities The indoor activities were really fun for the kids, ages 2 to 12, and yet it was the... Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

3.5 stars on Yelp Based on 244 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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