Experience a world of adventure filled with dinosaurs, live animals, cultural artifacts and hands-on science explorations. Take a walk on the wild side as you explore 75 acres of new outdoor nature adventures that feature bird's-eye tree pods, boardwalks, interactive exhibits and giant old-growth trees.
See more and do more by participating in unique events and activities such as family activity days, lectures and other special programs.
Fernbank Museum (including all exhibitions, WildWoods and Fernbank Forest) and the Giant Screen Theater are 10am to 5pm every day. Evening hours for ages 21+ available the 2nd Friday of each month during Fernbank After Dark. The Museum is closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
On Sunday, December 31, 2017, Fernbank Museum will open at 12:30pm due to the Museum’s ticketed family event, Noon Year’s Eve. The Giant Screen Theater resumes its normal schedule at 1pm.
A variety of ticket options are available including Museum-only, giant screen film-only, combination tickets and discounted group tickets. Members receive free general Museum admission and special pricing for giant screen films and the special event series, Fernbank After Dark.
Enjoy FREE Museum admission by becoming a member. Visiting Atlanta? Buy a CityPASS online or in person and save up to 40% off admission to Fernbank plus 4 more top attractions. Additional savings options available.
Fernbank Museum is conveniently located east of Midtown, near Emory University at the corner of Ponce de Leon Avenue and Clifton Road. Free on-site parking is available.
Take the Museum experience home with you. Choose from more than 3,000 unique and educational gifts, from science kits to stuffed animals, jewelry to DVDs and everything dinosaur you can imagine! Open during all Museum hours. Show your membership card and save 10%.
Enjoy delicious deli-style sandwiches, soups, pizzas, kids' meals and more in this spacious, kid-friendly dining area. Open Monday through Friday 10:30 – 4pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:30 – 4:30. Show your membership card and save 10%. Seating is limited to Fernbank Café customers only.
Fernbank Museum's mission is to inspire life-long learning of natural history through immersive programming and unmatched experiences to encourage a greater appreciation of our planet and its inhabitants. As a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we rely on generous donations from visitors like you! Learn more about Fernbank Museum including our history, frequently asked questions and more.
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Be a part of a team committed to providing the highest quality exhibitions and educational programming. Employment, internship and volunteer opportunities are available.
To help guide you during your visit, pick up a Visitor Map at the greeter's station or download a PDF version before your visit. A limited number of foreign language visitor guides is also available at the greeter's station.