Fernbank Science Center

156 Heaton Park Dr. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30307- Map It
Phone: (678) 874-7102

AAA Editor Notes

Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr. N.E., offers science-related exhibits, an observatory and a planetarium. The original Apollo 6 space capsule is on display. Special events are offered throughout the year.
Displays and observatory free. Planetarium $7; $5 (ages 62+ and students and military with ID); free (ages 0-2). Phone ahead to confirm rates.
Hours: Displays open Mon.-Sat. 10-5 (also Thurs.-Fri. 5-9), Memorial Day-Labor Day; Mon.-Fri. noon-5 (also Thurs.-Fri. 5-9), Sat. 10-5, day after Labor Day to mid-Dec. and early Jan.-day before Memorial Day. Phone ahead to confirm planetarium show schedule. Observatory open Thurs.-Fri. 9-10:30 p.m. (weather permitting). Center closed Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, school spring break, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day and Thanksgiving. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour minimum.