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Giant Screen 3D Theater

See an exciting lineup of award-winning, science-based documentaries made for Giant Screen and IMAX® theaters. Blockbuster excitement meets real-life science and drama on a 4-story screen, taking you from the outer limits of space to the deepest depths of the ocean and beyond. 

Movie-only tickets are $13 for adults, $12 for seniors, $11 for children 12 and under and $8 for members. Upgrade your ticket to a combination movie and museum ticket and enjoy self-guided tours of Fernbank's exhibits (indoors and outdoors). Purchase tickets online or by calling 404.929.6400. Please be aware that some shows do sell out and may not be available.

Please note that out of an abundance of caution, all movies will temporarily be showing in 2D.

Now Playing*

Back from the Brink: Saved from Extinction 3D

Playing January 17—April 30, 2020

10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm 

Experience the remarkable true story of three animal species rescued from the brink of extinction. Join this amazing adventure alongside scientists, researchers, students and park rangers to save California’s enchanting Channel Island Fox, China’s fabled Golden Monkey and Christmas Island’s wondrous migrating crabs. Run time: 40 minutes | Assisted listening devices and closed captions are available upon request.

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Hidden Pacific 3D

Playing February 14 – June 25, 2020

11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm

On the far reaches of the Pacific Ocean, blue-green islands, atolls, and coral reefs are thriving with a dizzying array of wildlife and tropical beauty, largely untouched by humans and currently protected as marine national monuments. Hidden Pacific will bring viewers to never-before-seen footage of these remarkable places, sharing the splendor of such pristine environments and their important role in safeguarding our planet. Run time: 40 minutes | Assisted listening devices and closed captions are available upon request.

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Coming Soon

Australia’s Great Wild North 3D
May 1 – August 13, 2020
Travel through some of the wildest territory on Earth, exploring rich wetlands and remote rainforests that are home to a diverse array of creatures, including the giant cassowary, new species of frogs, and Australia’s apex predator, the saltwater crocodile.


Fernbank After Dark

Experience a new way to Museum at Fernbank After Dark. Offered the 2nd Friday of each month, this monthly series for ages 21+ features fun science activities, exclusive after-hours Museum access, live music, craft beer and cocktails, and 3D giant screen movies.


The Gift of Learning

The all-new Giant Screen Theater upgrades are made possible by a generous gift from local entrepreneur and lifelong advocate of learning, travel and natural history, Dante Stephensen.

Stephensen’s commitment to inspiring youth for generations to come will be fulfilled by Fernbank’s incredible new state-of-the-art theaters.

Film by Jef Bredemeier.


*All movies, dates and show times are subject to change without notice.
Martinis & IMAX is no longer offered.