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Fernbank Museum, Atlanta

#8 of 36 in Museums in Atlanta
Natural History Museum · Museum
Fernbank Museum 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 Museum 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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  • We visited Fernbank Museum as a last minute choice between that or the Atlanta Zoo. I am so glad we did! Our kids, 6&8, loved it! The volunteers who greeted us after we entered were so kind to our...  more »
  • My husband and I went to the museum on a rainy Sunday morning before hopping over to a sports bar for an afternoon of football games. This museum was just right for what we were looking for - a nice.....  more »
  • Was such a beautiful museum. Wished they would have had more amenities open but understood with the virus going on it just wasn't possible. The Outdoor scenery was nice. Only took about 1 hour to view everything open. The cafe area was huge but they could use a larger "snack" selection to match. Drinks were not cold and only bagged chips or one selection of ice cream to choose from. We managed to collect enough change for the ice cream vending machine which gave us the wrong selection. My kiddo was disappointed but made it work. Overall we had a good visit. Worth the time
  • Amazing museum, good place for kids to learn and understand science. They got a 3 miles trail, perfect for a date walk. Although it should have an advice of bringing your own water, or perhaps it was my mistake to no do so. I was expecting more dinosaur fossils. They had a beautiful Christmas tree expo when I went. Quite nice.

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