Fernbank Museum of Natural History

767 Clifton Rd. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30307- Map It
(404) 929-6400

AAA Editor Notes

Fernbank Museum of Natural History is at 767 Clifton Rd. N.E. The museum features dioramas, interactive displays, large-screen films at the Giant Screen Theater and traveling exhibits that explore natural history, the environment and culture. A Walk Through Time in Georgia places visitors within re-creations of the state's diverse regions, from the coast to the mountains, to illustrate the Earth’s history. Giants of the Mesozoic features the world’s largest dinosaurs in a scene that highlights a 123-foot-long Argentinosaurus, the largest animal ever to walk the Earth. The Fernbank NatureQuest children's exhibit offers hands-on opportunities to examine an interactive river, the ocean, a waterfall, a forest, a swamp, a cave, an archeology site and an activity-filled clubhouse. The museum also includes 75 acres of nature experiences, including Fernbank Forest and WildWoods. Visitors may dine, view special film screenings and experience hands-on science activities during the monthly Fernbank After Dark program for ages 21+. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Museum $18; $17 (ages 65+); $16 (ages 3-12). Value Pass with one Giant Screen film $26; $24 (ages 65+); $22 (ages 3-12). Super Value Pass with two Giant Screen films $33; $30 (ages 65+); $27 (ages 3-12). Fernbank After Dark $15; $20 with Giant Screen film.
Hours: Daily 10-5. Fernbank After Dark programs offered second Fri. of the month; phone for schedule. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.