Directions

Traffic Notice: The Georgia Marathon on Sunday, March 23 will impact traffic around the Museum until approximately 11:30am. Please allow extra time to get to the Museum.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

Fernbank Museum is conveniently located at east of Midtown, near Emory University at the corner of Ponce de Leon Avenue and Clifton Road. For up-to-date traffic information and roadwork information, click here.

Free parking is available.

Directions by Car
From North Atlanta:
Go south on I-75/I-85/GA400 to downtown Atlanta. Take exit 248C Freedom Parkway (GA 10 East). Go 1.7 miles to Ponce de Leon Avenue and turn right. Go 1.7 miles to Clifton Road and turn left. Go 1/10 mile to the Museum entrance and turn right.

From South Atlanta: Go north on I-75/I-85 to downtown Atlanta. Take exit 248C Freedom Parkway (GA 10 East). Go 1.7 miles to Ponce de Leon Avenue and turn right. Go 1.7 miles to Clifton Road and turn left. Go 1/10 mile to the Museum entrance and turn right.

From East Atlanta: Go I-20 west to exit 57 (I-75/I-85 North). Take exit 248C Freedom Parkway (GA 10 East). Go 1.7 miles to Ponce de Leon Avenue and turn right. Go 1.7 miles to Clifton Road and turn left. Go 1/10 mile to the Museum entrance and turn right.

From West Atlanta: Go I-20 east to exit 57 (I-75/I-85 North). Take exit 248C Freedom Parkway (GA 10 East). Go 1.7 miles to Ponce de Leon Avenue and turn right. Go 1.7 miles to Clifton Road and turn left. Go 1/10 mile to the Museum entrance and turn right.

From Downtown: Go north on Peachtree Street to Ponce de Leon Avenue and turn right. Go 3.3 miles to Clifton Road and turn left. Go 1/10 mile to the Museum entrance and turn right.

From Buckhead: Go south on Peachtree Street to Ponce de Leon Avenue and turn left. Go 3.3 miles to Clifton Road and turn left. Go 1/10 mile to the Museum entrance and turn right.

From Stone Mountain: Go west on Highway 78 and merge onto Lawrenceville Highway (GA 29). Note: This road changes names several times and will eventually become Ponce de Leon Avenue. Once you reach an arched stone overpass go 1 mile to Clifton Road and turn right. Go 1/10 mile to the Museum entrance and turn right.

Directions by Marta
From the northern suburbs, southern suburbs and downtown, take the North/South Rail line to the North Avenue station. Board bus #2, designated as Ponce de Leon Avenue. Ask the driver to drop you at the corner of Clifton Road. Walk to your left down Clifton Road, and Fernbank will be the first drive on your right.

From east Atlanta, take the East/West (blue-line) MARTA train to the Decatur Station; then board Bus #2 (Ponce de Leon). Exit at the intersection of Ponce De Leon/Clifton Road. Walk to the right on Clifton Road and Fernbank will be the first driveway on your right.

Using the Marta bus system only, board Bus #2, which runs east to west on Ponce de Leon Avenue, and ask the driver to drop you at the corner of Clifton Road. Walk north on Clifton Road, and Fernbank Museum will be the first drive on your right.

For more complete details on the Marta Transportation system, call the Marta customer information line at 404.848.4711.

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