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Fernbank

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Discover a World of Wow at Fernbank, Atlanta's Science and Nature Experience. Come in, go out, and see what's new with three stories of indoor exhibits, 75 acres of nature adventures, and amazing 3D movies on a four-story giant screen. Experiences...more
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767 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1221
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome Dinosaur exhibit and a kids exploration area that appeal to all children....the outside adventure area is a bit of a climb but I loved every minute.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lynderia H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visited the Fernbank it was raining so we were unable to utilize the outdoor activities. It would have enhanced the experience. It is a good sized museum but is more sparse with exhibits than I expected. What is housed there is well thought...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank YBtravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came up to see the dinosaur bones. We really enjoyed the museum. They have a lot of different rooms for you to learn new things. Loved the customer service here too, the fossils in the floor were cool. The treehouses were cool too. The...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank jonsay24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trails in back of this museum are really cool! Pretty short and generally better for younger kids, like 10 and under I would say, but the views are spectacular and the sculptural wooden structures built on the paths are pretty sweet. There’s some netting...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank OneRedBicycle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of great exhibits indoors, but be sure and wander through the woods too as it is a peaceful immersion in nature.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank karen5326
Reviewed April 13, 2019

over all good varied exhibits kept our interest geared for adult land child also places to rest land snak, must with family

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mike L
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Fernbank is amazing, so much packed in to one place and each area is so different. The movies are captivating and watching them on an IMAX is great. There is a fun exploring area for little kids and they will never want to leave. The...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank travellingGrandmaof5
Reviewed March 31, 2019

This place is wonderful. Great family experience. Plenty of parking. Very informative even for younger children.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank edgelea21
FernbankMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Fernbank, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2019

Thank you for sharing your review. We love seeing grandparents here with their grandchildren!

Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

After visiting McWane in Birmingham yesterday, Fernbank just didn’t quite make the cut. Most of the children’s interactive stations were not working, the bubble table was dirty and had trash in it. I definitely expected more from Fernbank.More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank KChildree
FernbankMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Fernbank, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2019

We're so sorry you were disappointed with your visit. I know this doesn't help make your recent experience better, but I hope you will be pleased to hear that we are renovating that entire interactive gallery later this month (partially due to components that have...More

Reviewed March 28, 2019

Disclaimer- I do not hold to the theory of evolution. It's a theory and a very poor one at that. They present evolution as a fact. Needs up-dating on displays, etc. Staff very friendly and helpful

Date of experience: March 2019
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Christina V
August 16, 2017|
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Response from W763JWpamelar | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a parking lot next to the building with an additional lot within a short walking distance.
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Nichelle I
December 10, 2016|
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Response from FernbankMuseum | Property representative |
Yes, you are welcone to bring your own lunch. There are several places you can eat, including a table in te Fernbank Cafe, on the patio, or one of the benches surrounding the dinosaurs in the Great Hall. No food or drinks... More
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annaem1
November 3, 2016|
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Response from FernbankMuseum | Property representative |
The museum is 10 minutes or less from exit 248c.
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