Atlanta Metro / Atlanta

Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St. NW at 18th
Atlanta, GA 30309

404-873-3391 | 404-873-3089
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  • Kids have a blast in our Create-A-Puppet Workshops!

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  • Year-round topnotch puppet performances!

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  • Museum: Jim Henson puppets. Pigs in Space", Dr. Strangepork and Link Hogthrob

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  • Our Museum features more than 350 puppets from around the world!

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The Center for Puppetry Arts is a uniquely creative cultural destination dedicated to celebrating the magic and wonder of puppetry by inspiring imaginations and entertaining the young at heart in all that we do. 

The largest nonproft organization in the United States dedicated to puppetry, the center hosts year-round performances for all ages, educational workshops for every level of learning, and a museum featuring puppets from around the world, including iconic Jim Henson creations. Hours are extended during evening performances. Located in Midtown Atlanta, the center is MARTA accessible and has limited free parking.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Ticket prices vary. Visit for more information.


    AAA, Group Discount, Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available, Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly, Minimum Group Size, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    75, 85

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Lights Up Atlanta

    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Lights Up Atlanta

    11/13/2014 - 12/28/2014

    You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen, but do you recall – the most famous reindeer of all? Celebrate the season with the return of a holiday tradition, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™ at the Center for Puppetry Arts, from November 13 - December 24, 2014. Directed by Jon Ludwig and based on the beloved 1964 stop-motion animated special, the festive family classic rings in the most wonderful time of the year with an unforgettable ... read more