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Fernbank, Atlanta

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#10 of 36 in Museums in Atlanta
Natural History Museum · Museum
Fernbank is an award-winning center of science, education, and entertainment. The museum's prehistoric exhibit stretches from the Dinosaur Plaza in front of the building to the recreated Mesozoic scene that features Argentinosaurus, the largest known dinosaur. You can explore the natural history of Georgia and other places and familiarize yourself with different human cultures from all over the world. Kids are especially encouraged to take part in interactive, fun, and educational programs. At the museum's IMAX theater, you can watch documentaries on a 22 m (72 ft) wide screen. Tickets include access to the permanent collection and ongoing special exhibits, and you can purchase them online. IMAX movies cost more. PutFernbank into our Atlanta trip planning app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Fernbank Forest is part of Fernbank Museum of Natural History. It has some relatively old trees! Smithsonian Magazine recommends Fernbank as one of "Seven Places to Get Outside This Summer." And you.....  more »
  • Fernbank is a great way for people visiting, or people who live in Atlanta, to experience Atlanta and visit a science museum all in one trip. For me, the forest at Fernbank is really the gem. There...  more »

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