Center for Puppetry Arts

Location

1404 Spring St. NW at 18th
Atlanta GA 30309

Rates

  • Ticket prices vary.: $Visit www.puppet.org for more information.

Hours of Operation

  • Tuesday : 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday : 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday : 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday : 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday : 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday : 12:00pm - 5:00pm
This interactive exhibition follows Henson’s prolific imagination chronologically, transporting visitors through environments that typified the master puppeteer’s world, such as Jim’s Office and the Television Studio.

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 nonprofit 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.

Worlds of Puppetry Museum featuring:


The Jim Henson Collection
This interactive exhibition follows Henson’s prolific imagination chronologically, transporting visitors through environments that typified the master puppeteer’s world, such as Jim’s Office and the Television Studio.

In addition to learning how Henson’s characters came to life and are still performed, visitors can view iconic puppets such as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy

The Global Collection
The Global Collection celebrates puppetry traditions in major cultures from around the world. Highlighting the history of puppetry in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, this collection also demonstrates the use of the art form as a teaching and communication tool.

Organized by continent, artifacts are displayed with rich, contextual backdrops and hands-on interactives that encourage patrons to immerse themselves in puppetry traditions from around the world.



Amenities
Facility Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Parking on Site
  • Gift Shop
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Party Facilities
  • Self-guided Tours
Near Interstate Highway
  • 75
  • 85
Payment Options
  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • Visa
Special Tags
  • Film
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
Group Amenities
  • Group Rates Available
  • Group-Friendly
General Information
  • Family-Friendly
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Open Year 'Round
  • Indoor Location