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Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Muppets and more

If you love Jim Henson, you will be in heaven. Lots of attention to his work--Sesame Street, Dark... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Beautifuldays2013
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Baltimore, Maryland
via mobile
A great, wholesome place to entertain kids

The shows are well designed to appeal to kids and, hopefully, broaden their sphere outside of an... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
CaptainHarry1714
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Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“jim henson” (66 reviews)
“puppet shows” (23 reviews)
“sesame street” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
Midtown
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+1 404-873-3391
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you love Jim Henson, you will be in heaven. Lots of attention to his work--Sesame Street, Dark Crystal, Labyrinth. Try to go when they are having a performance. Not a must-do., but enjoyable. Close to the High Museum and there is free parking.

Thank Beautifuldays2013
Reviewed 5 days ago

The shows are well designed to appeal to kids and, hopefully, broaden their sphere outside of an electronic screen device.The shows appeal to adults, as well.

Thank CaptainHarry1714
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wouldn't bring little kids here unless your ready to explain to them that miss piggy and kermit are not real. That said the jim henson exhibit is really neat. It's a cute little museum.

Thank Hothunny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I greatly enjoyed the Jim Henson exhibit. The "Pete the Cat" puppet show was a bit too kid-oriented for me -- but that was probably to be expected. This was a nice diversion, just a short walk from my hotel. Allow about three hours, including...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in with no expectations and were pleasantly surprised at all the iconic characters that were inside. We were incredibly fortunate to see the Jim Henson collection as a temporary exhibit.

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great museum with a wonderful array of puppets old and new. Little videos giving information available and the best exhibit and information on Jim Henson and all the muppets. Will say the Puppet show was rather silly but all the children enjoyed.

Thank onthegoTwainHarte
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We brought our kids (4 and 7) on a rainy Sunday and they had a great time. We had to remind them to stop and enjoy each part of the exhibit because every room had so much to see and they were tempted to just...More

Thank carolinad683
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous little museum of puppets, mostly dedicated to the work of Jim Henson - seasame street, the muppet show and Labyrinth in particular.A puppet show and puppet making workshops are also available.

Thank lara749
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've been a Jim Henson fanatic pretty much since birth. I traveled to Atlanta specifically for the Center of Puppetry Arts to see the Jim Henson wing and the Labyrinth exhibit and it did not disappoint. Every corner I turned I let out an audible...More

1  Thank Christine T
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

My mom and I had a great time exploring all of the different puppets from around the world, The Muppets, and Labyrinth. It's a really unique and fun place to visit!

Thank lrroni06
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Christine T
Do you have to purchase tickets in advance for the museum or can you get them when you go to the museum that day?
April 5, 2017|
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Response from Kate K | Reviewed this property |
No, we bought ours at the door when we got there.
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Christine T
Is the airport fairly close to the museum? What airport would it be? Can you get by using a taxi or an Uber?
October 8, 2016|
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Response from oceanquest33 | Reviewed this property |
Getting from the Atlanta airport to Puppetry is very easy. MARTA train departs from the Airport. Take the train to MIDTOWN STATION. You can walk fifteen minutes to the Puppetry from MIDTOWN STATION or call UBER for a... More
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OatmealCabbagePeel
Do you have wheelchairs? My husband has a herniated disc and a torn disc and can't walk right now, but wants to joins us.
March 28, 2016|
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Response from ssatl1948 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, they don't have any on site
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