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Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Fun but short trip

My husband and I went this weekend to the Center for Puppetry Arts along with friends and their... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2014
Burlington, North Carolina
something different

I've been here twice since I lived in the ATL area. Once was a field trip, and the other was my... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2014
Fayetteville, GA- outside of Atlanta
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The Center for Puppetry Arts is a unique cultural treasure - a magical place where children and adults are educated, enlightened and entertained. Since 1978, the Center has introduced millions of visitors to the wonder and art of puppetry and has touched the lives of many through enchanting performances, curriculum-based workshops and the hands-on Museum, as well as Distance Learning and Outreach Programs.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

My husband and I went this weekend to the Center for Puppetry Arts along with friends and their small children. We toured the museum, attended the Cat and the Hat show, and also built a puppet in the workshop room. The show was fun and...More

1  Thank jewelsnicole
Reviewed July 8, 2014

I've been here twice since I lived in the ATL area. Once was a field trip, and the other was my daughter's 5th birthday. Both visits were fascinating. The shows were phenomenal, and it's great to get children to see a different side of acting....More

Thank mpotter13
Reviewed July 6, 2014

I attended the Cat in the Hat puppet show with about 50 children clapping and having the time of their life. I enjoyed the show as much or more than they did. I think it is wonderful to have such wonderful experiences for young and...More

Thank Rhonda H
Reviewed July 2, 2014

Most children and even some adults, including myself, enjoyed seeing the more than 350 puppets from the around the world, the masks from the Lion King and the Jim Henson exhibit. You can move about the Center at your own pace and take non-flash pictures...More

Thank LouisM565
Reviewed July 2, 2014

I honestly thought that the Puppet Show would be one of puppets on a string! handled by people behind the backdrop. However, I must commend the players who put on a great performance! I'm sure that a lot of work went into the production. It...More

1  Thank Georgina O
Reviewed June 3, 2014

We have been to several shows including "Stan the Lovesick Snowman" and "Weather Rocks" as well as visited the museum on site. Whether you are young or simply young at heart this is a great entertainment venue. We will take in many more awesome puppet...More

Thank Lori H
Reviewed May 29, 2014

My 4 year old and I recently visited the Center for Puppetry Arts and saw Charlotte's Web. The center is located off of 75 on the other side of the high way from Atlantic Station. The venue is fun and clean with many small museum...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed May 16, 2014

We went to visit place in April 2014. My 7 year old daughter enjoyed the play (Charlotte's Web). I liked a short presentation after the show, when actors were showing and explaining different types of puppets and various theatrical tricks. Place is filled with school...More

Thank AndrewRNDiver
Reviewed May 13, 2014

Love this theater, their work, their choice of repertoire, their commitement to quality performances. This is one of the few artistic venues in Atlanta where you get exactly what you expect. No big advertizement for mediocre performances. Our children and adults in Atlanta are lucky...More

Thank AtlantaDoriana
Reviewed April 25, 2014

The Center for Puppetry Arts is a little out of the way, but it's worth the short trip. It is an easy walk from the MARTA Arts Center station. We didn't stay for the Puppet Show, but there was plenty to explore for the 45...More

Thank thegreatone3182
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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.
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
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