Atlanta Metro / Atlanta

Fernbank Museum of Natural History

767 Clifton Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

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  • Waterfall in outdoor exhibit at Fernbank Museum.

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Science comes alive at Fernbank Museum of Natural History! Experience a world of adventure filled with cultural treasures, ancient fossils, interactive exhibits and the largest dinosaurs ever discovered. Head outside to take a walk on the wild side with 75 acres of outdoor discoveries, including old-growth forest trails, treetop experiences, active nature exhibits for children, and engaging experiences for all ages. Be sure to see a film in Fernbank's Giant Screen Theater, which offers 2D and 3D films on Atlanta's largest movie screen that explore nature, science and culture. Check the Museum's website for special forest tours, family event days, unique programming, Fernbank After Dark adult science nights, traveling exhibits, and the Giant Screen film schedule. Free Parking!

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 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

    Giant Screen Film - Adults $13

    Giant Screen Film - Museum Members $8

    Giant Screen Film - Seniors $12

    Giant Screen Film- Children 3-12 $11

    Museum Admission - Adults $18

    Museum Admission - Children 2 and under Free

    Museum Admission -Children 3 to 12 $16

    Museum Admission -Seniors $17

    Museum Admission Members Free

    Other Pricing See Website

    Value Pass (includes Museum and Giant Screen Film) $22-$26


    Nature Trails

    Average Entree Price


    Cuisine Served




    Group Discount

    Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Children's Menu / Family Dining



    Foreign Language Guide Available

    Free Parking

    Gift Shop

    Meeting Facilities

    Meeting Space Available

    Parking on Site

    Party Facilities

    Public Restrooms

    Rentals Available

    Restaurant on Site

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information



    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available



    Meals Served


    Near Interstate Highway




    Payment Options

    American Express




    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


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