Atlanta Metro / Atlanta

Fernbank Museum of Natural History

767 Clifton Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

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History comes alive at Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Explore cultural treasures and ancient fossils, experience the thrill of a film in the IMAX® Theatre, enjoy science interactives and marvel at the largest dinosaurs ever discovered. Fernbank Museum isn't just another museum; it's a journey to another time and place. With distinctive special exhibitions, there's always something new to discover.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $18

    Children 2 and under Free

    Children 3 to 12 $16

    Imax - Adults $13

    Imax - Children 2 and Under Free

    Imax - Children 3-12 $11

    Imax - Museum Members $8

    Imax - Students & Seniors $12

    Members Free

    Other Pricing See Website

    Seniors (62+) and Students with ID $17

    Facility Amenities

    Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Museum Online-Only Discount

    Museum Online-Only Discount

    $5 off admission price per person
    Valid : 05/18/2016 - 05/27/2016

    Save $5 on Museum admission when you purchase tickets online. This special offer is valid for Monday- Friday. Must use discount code “$5 Off Museum” when checking out online.


    Limit 6. Valid now through May 27. Valid on regularly-priced Museum tickets purchased online.
  • Matinee IMAX® Tickets

    Matinee IMAX® Tickets

    $3 off admission price per person
    Valid : 05/18/2016 - 05/31/2016

    Enjoy a matinee movie for just $10. This special offer is available Monday – Friday for the 2pm, 3pm, 4pm and 5pm show times. Offer available in person only at the Museum’s Box Office and you must ask for the “IMAX® Matinee” discount.


    Limit 4. Valid now through May 31. Valid on regularly-priced tickets only. Not valid for online purchases.
  • Military Discount

    Military Discount

    $2 off admission price per person
    Valid : 05/18/2016 - 05/18/2017

    Military personnel and dependents are eligible to receive $2 off Museum tickets when presenting a valid military ID at Fernbank's ticket sales counter.
    PROMO CODE: Military-M-$2.


    Valid on regularly-priced tickets only. Limit 6.
  • Senior Savings

    Senior Savings

    $1 off admission price per person
    Valid : 05/18/2016 - 05/18/2017

    Every Tuesday, seniors (age 65+) save an additional $1 off the already-reduced senior ticket prices. With this offer, Tuesday prices for seniors are $16 for Museum tickets and $11 for IMAX® tickets. Senior groups receive an additional $1 off already-reduced group rate.



  • National Parks Adventure at Fernbank

    National Parks Adventure at Fernbank

    02/12/2016 - 06/16/2016

    MacGillivray Freeman Film's National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into our nation's awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness when it makes its Atlanta premiere on Friday, Feb. 12, exclusively at Fernbank Museum's IMAX® Theatre. 

    Moviegoers will soar over red rock canyons, climb up steep mountain peaks, and explore other-worldly realms found within America's most legendary outdoor places. Along the way, the film becomes at once an acti... read more

  • Beautiful Planet

    Beautiful Planet

    05/13/2016 - 09/15/2016

    See an awe-inspiring glimpse of Earth from space, providing a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and galaxy as never seen before. Made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), this film features stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet, captured by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

    From space, earth blazes at night with the electric intensity of human expansion-a direct visualization of our... read more