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Welcome to Fernbank Science Center, where science becomes an adventure! Visit today and experience the wonders of the universe at the Jim Cherry Memorial Planetarium or go star gazing at the Ralph Buice Jr. Observatory. General admission to the...more
Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
156 Heaton Park Dr NE, At Artwood Road off Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30307-1318
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This place is a special treasure for those with young children as well as engaging exhibits to interest adults. There are several areas especially designed for children which incorporate learning with entertainment: there is an extensive outdoor area which reach into the forest at several...More
The building that houses the science center is impressive. You are greeted by two life size skeletal replicas of dinosaurs in the foyer. Lots of good information for fossil and dinosaur enthusiasts. One of the funnest exhibits had a simulated flight of a Pterodactyl. You...More
This place is ideal for family and friends. You will be mesmerized with their exhibits and hands-on experiences for all ages. They are open Mondays-Sundays. Don’t forget to try these activities while there Science night out, Lockhead aviation camp, Nikkon small world, live animals, and...More
The three floor design, including ideas for outdoor exploration, seem perfect for children. The exhibit areas are ample for significant in-depth presentation and discovery. I'm not sure that this is what was happening.
There was a lack of knowledgeable on-site staff to enthusiastically engage visitors....More
My daughter and I took my grandsons to visit Fernbank. My two year old grandson loved seeing the dinosaurs and both of them loved visiting the inside area that is just for kids under 9. The outside nature area was a little challenging for a...More
First of all I think evolution is a theory and a flawed one at that. This place presents it all as FACT! Last time I'll go there. Been once before with family. Not much updated since then. Staff was helpful.
This little science center is a hidden gem. After a busy day in Atlanta, my friends and I were eager to escape the city traffic. A free museum was just what we needed. It was absolutely uncrowded on a Saturday evening, and all of the...More
I don't recall any place there where you could bring a picnic lunch. If you are from around here and know the area you could go over by Emory University on North Decatur Road. A fun noodle place at 1556 North Decatur Rd... More
I don't recall any place there where you could bring a picnic lunch. If you are from around here and know the area you could go over by Emory University on North Decatur Road. A fun noodle place at 1556 North Decatur Rd. You will have to drive.