Photo courtesy of Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Jan 1 – Dec 31
DaysTime
Every day10am – 5pm
Next: 10:00am on Dec 16
Museum Admission:
Adults$20
Seniors$19
Children (ages 3 to 12)$18
Children (2 and under)Free!
Giant Screen Theater Admission (one film):
Adults$13
Seniors$12
Children (ages 3 to 12)$11
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Description

Explore cultural treasures and ancient fossils, experience the thrill of a film in the Giant Screen Theater, enjoy science interactives, and marvel at the largest dinosaurs ever discovered. With distinctive special exhibitions, there’s always something new to discover at Fernbank.

Fernbank NatureQuest invites visitors ages 2 through 10 into a world that belongs to the young — and the young at heart — with a working clubhouse built among giant trees. Visitors can climb up a tree and cross elevated rope bridges for an aerial view of the immense expedition that awaits.

A Walk Through Time in Georgia tells the two-fold story of Georgia's natural history and the development of the planet. Sixteen galleries combine with theaters and dioramas to explain this complex and fascinating story.

Giants of the Mesozoic recreates life in the badlands of Patagonia, Argentina, where the largest dinosaurs in the world were unearthed.

Sensing Nature playfully demonstrates the role of senses in interpreting the environment.

Reflections of Culture will teach you how people around the world communicate information about themselves as you explore many forms of personal adornment, including traditional and contemporary clothing, jewelry and body art.

World of Shells explains how shell material is formed, the numerous ways animals use their shells, and the life processes of shelled animals.

Conveyed in Clay: Stories from St. Catherine's Island explores 5,000 years of human history, from the oldest pots discovered in North America to the introduction of Spanish majolica in the mission era.

WildWoods features 10 acres of woodland adventures, including permanent exhibitions for all ages, elevated walkways, incredible vistas, and a pollinator-friendly meadow.

At 65 acres, Fernbank Forest is the largest old-growth forest of its kind in a major metropolitan area and is now directly connected to the museum through WildWoods.

Curator's Corner features rotating displays highlighting items from Fernbank's permanent collection. Topics and themes change regularly.

Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

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