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We are excited to safely welcome you back to experience A World of WOW at Atlanta's Science and Nature Experience, highlighted by 75 acres of outdoor nature adventures in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest.

Please review our safety protocols, including information on face coverings and timed tickets, and FAQs before your visit.

Girl looking through scope.


HOLIDAY HOURS: Fernbank will be closed Thursday, November 25 and Saturday, December 25. The museum will be open daily 10am – 5pm the rest of the holiday season.

Fernbank is open daily from 10am to 5pm. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance and are available at a limited capacity to keep guests safe. Fernbank Forest closes one hour earlier each day and evening. The Giant Screen Theater is OPEN daily.

Evening hours are available the 2nd Friday of every month during Fernbank After Dark and during select special events. Admission tickets will only be available for ages 21+ during these special, limited capacity evening events.

Calendar of Events

Some hands-on experiences will remain closed temporarily. We've reduced capacity to allow for physical distancing and have expanded our hours to allow for more access. Visit the Calendar of Events for up-to-date information on daily offerings.   


Dinosaur plaza


Timed tickets are available from 10am to 3pm (last entry at 4pm). ALL guests (members and non-members) must reserve their tickets in advance. Your hourly admission ticket allows you to arrive during the ticket window you choose at the time of purchase. You must arrive within this hour to ensure ample room for physical distancing.


Dinosaurs in great hall

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Museum store

Museum Store & Fernbank Cafe

Shop and dine with us during your visit with special savings just for members.

The Museum Store offers science kits, toys, jewelry, geodes, souvenirs, and all things dinosaur. During the holidays, you’ll also find ornaments and seasonal gifts. 

The Fernbank Café features pizza, sandwiches, drinks, snacks and kids’ meals to keep you happy, not hangry. Open from 11am-4pm daily.

Credit and Debit Cards Only, Please.


Fernbank Museum of Natural History strives to be accessible to everyone. To allow elevator access to those with physical needs, we ask that you temporarily leave strollers at home as a way to reduce elevator demand. If you have suggestions on how to make the museum more accessible, please contact us at