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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 1008 traveler reviews

Try the old part

There is a primordial forest that you can walk or just sit in and it is a true pleasure. Also there is an Apollo capsule and an Astronomical Observatory with a 28' (I think) telescope. There is a... Read Full Review


Great museum! My 3 year old loved this place. It even has a little playground for the kids. It was clean and neat. The cafeteria sucked but I wasn’t there for the food. Read Full Review

Not worth the money

We literally spent 15 minutes in the museum and was done. Nothing was amazing besides the two dinosaurs. Too much space for little things to see. Probably the worst place i went in Atlanta. Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

3.5 stars on Yelp Based on 228 traveler reviews

We have done all the museums in Atlanta so decided to take the kids here Kids loved the place. The sense room is very cool. Museum is small - this doable... Read Full Review

This review is purely based off of their Fernbank After Dark series. My husband and I had been dying to check out one of their Fernbank After Dark events,... Read Full Review

This review of based upon the Fernbank's After Dark series. These are creative ideas that help to meld a good time with a little bit of learning. They... Read Full Review

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