Fernbank Science Center

156 Heaton Park Dr. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30307- Map It
(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. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
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.-Wed. noon-5, Thurs.-Fri. noon-9, Sat. 10-5, early Jan. to mid-Dec. Phone ahead to confirm planetarium show schedule. Observatory open Thurs.-Fri. 8:30-10 p.m. (weather permitting). Center closed Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, school spring break, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.