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About Fernbank

Fernbank, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, is one of the most popular and iconic cultural attractions in Atlanta. Home to the world’s largest dinosaurs, Atlanta’s biggest movie screen and one of the largest assemblages of urban Piedmont forest in the United States, Fernbank brings science to life through immersive programming and unmatched experiences that encourage a greater appreciation of our planet and its inhabitants. Fernbank continues its 80-year environmental legacy to protect Fernbank Forest while fulfilling an educational mission to inspire life-long learning of natural history

Mission

Fernbank's mission is to ignite a passion for science, nature and human culture through exploration and discovery. 


Sustainability Initiatives

We are committed to green practices and has been since its founding in 1939 to preserve Fernbank Forest as a school in the woods for nature studies.

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History

Fernbank officially opened its doors in October 1992, but our history begins much earlier.

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Support Us

Fernbank's network of support creates incredible opportunities for the Museum to expand its outstanding programming and success. As a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Fernbank relies on generous donations from visitors like you!

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