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Fernbank Museum of Natural History

The Atlanta Fernbank Museum of Natural History is a journey into another time. Each room of the Atlanta Fernbank Museum is filled with cultural treasures that are waiting to be discovered! See the "Giants of the Mesozoic," the largest dinosaurs in the world. Then travel from the Appalachian Mountains to Okefenokee Swamp to coastal barrier islands in "A Walk through Time in Georgia," another of the permanent exhibitions at the Atlanta Fernbank Museum.

Highlights of the Atlanta Fernbank Museum of Natural History also include a 900-gallon saltwater aquarium, children's discovery rooms, a rose garden, and a dining room that offers a view of a 65-acre hardwood forest. Even the floors at Atlanta Fernbank Museum are designed to be educational. They're made of 40,000 limestone tiles featuring fossils dating back to the Jurassic period.

Even the youngest visitors will love Atlanta Fernbank Museum of Natural History's NatureQuest - a cutting-edge, innovative children's wing featuring interaction with live animal habitats and exploration of ecosystems found throughout the state and in their own backyard. With hands-on activities for children of all ages, NatureQuest's multi-level clubhouse provides an immersive experience for the whole family.


The Atlanta Fernbank Museum of Natural History is also home to the IMAX® Theatre.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History Contact Information
767 Clifton Road, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 929-6300
Ticket Sales: (404) 929-6400

Discover all of the incredible exhibits and events at the Atlanta Fernbank Museum of Natural History!

Visiting the Fernbank Museum of Natural History - Insider Tips

  • Have a picnic and view the surrounding area - The Fernbank is one of the only museums in the world to grow out of an old-growth forest.
  • Take time out of your visit to catch an IMAX® film, entertaining and educational.
  • Friday nights January through November attend Martinis & IMAX® for cocktails, salsa dancing, and film!

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