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Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

Kick start your summer adventures by spending the Memorial Day weekend with us! Fernbank Museum will be open during normal daytime hours Friday, May 27 – Monday, May 30.* 

In addition to incredible permanent exhibitions, you can also take advantage of these unique opportunities: 

Special Programs**

Saturday, May 28

Tadpole Tales, 11:30am
Interactive story time for preschoolers. 

Animal Encounter, 2pm
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. 

Sunday May, 29

Animal Encounter, 2pm
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. 

Excellent Experiments, 3pm
Explore the amazing world of chemistry during a live science show.

Monday, May 30

Animal Encounter, 1pm
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection.

Excellent Experiments, 3pm
Explore the amazing world of chemistry during a live science show. 

Special Exhibitions

Creatures of Light
Discover the science behind thousands of organisms that blink, glow, flash and flicker. 

Wild Music
Explore instruments, experiment with sound and compose songs—all inspired by nature.

IMAX Films

National Parks Adventure
Hike, climb and explore some of America’s most legendary outdoor playgrounds.  

A Beautiful Planet
See Earth as never before—through the eyes of astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

All exhibitions and special programs are included with Museum admission. For the best value, purchase a combination Museum and IMAX® Value Pass. 

Visiting from out of town? Buy a CityPASS and save 43% off admission to Fernbank Museum of Natural History, plus 4 more top Atlanta attractions.

*Fernbank Museum will be open Friday, Saturday and Monday from 10am – 5pm and Sunday from 12pm – 5pm. Martinis & IMAX® will not be offered Friday, May 27.

**Subject to change. Check the “Today at Fernbank” sign in the lobby when you arrive for the most up-to-date information.