Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
Fernbank Museum is conveniently located east of Midtown, near Emory University at the corner of Ponce de Leon Avenue and Clifton Road.
Parking is free, but space is limited. Additional parking is available on S. Ponce De Leon Avenue (see map). Parking is not permitted on Clifton Road. On weekends and holidays, we recommend allowing extra time to park and make your way to the museum.
Directions by Car
From Interstates 75 and 85: Take exit 248C John Lewis Freedom Parkway (GA 10 East) near downtown Atlanta. 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 Interstate 20: Take exit 60B for US-23 N/Moreland Avenue. Continue 2 miles and take a right on Ponce De Leon Avenue. Take a left on Clifton Road and the museum entrance will be on your right.
From Interstate 285/Highway 78: 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
Take the North/South Rail line to the North Avenue station or the East Lake 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 north down Clifton Road, and Fernbank 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.