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Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Interesting exhibits

Came here with the express purpose to see the Jim Henson / Labyrinth special display. It was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
wanderingkale
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Valdosta, Georgia
Great for the kids or the young at heart

My nieces and their children truly enjoyed this experince. If you love puppetry, you will love the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Anne B
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Atlanta, Georgia
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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.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“jim henson” (73 reviews)
“puppet shows” (26 reviews)
“sesame street” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
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 3 days ago

Came here with the express purpose to see the Jim Henson / Labyrinth special display. It was enjoyable to see the smallish display of props/puppets/costumes from the movie. They had it laid out well with great info boards and videos. The rest of the museum...More

Thank wanderingkale
Reviewed 6 days ago

My nieces and their children truly enjoyed this experince. If you love puppetry, you will love the shows here.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up with the Muppets and all things Jim Henson. Seeing the exhibit dedicated to him was worth the trip alone. Seeing the puppets from across the globe was icing on the cake. Being able to see a special exhibit on Labyrinth was a...More

Thank andrewacrowe
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is worth checking out for the special events it hosts. I once went to a screening of the Labyrinth and saw the original puppets used, and they also had a ball with a Labyrinth them. The events are fun, interesting and unique, so...More

Thank Melanie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love Jim Henson productions, you must visit. I am a lifelong fan of EVERYTHING Henson. The exhibits touched my heart. The performances are wonderful as well.

Thank Smoocheee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved being members at the Center for several years. They have great engaging performances with a good discount for members, and the puppet workshop afterwards upstairs. The visiting troupes in summer are also very good, and the free movie nights for members are lots...More

Thank Olga S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a complete Jim Henson fan! See chacters from Sesame Street, his movies including the Labyrinth exhibit... I was ecstatic! My 13 year old was loving the Tim Burton items as much as I was and the puppets from around the world, incredible!!! It's...More

Thank Chef Alyson N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a rainy day (after employees graciously switched our tickets) and I couldn't believe how great it was! My husband and I got a kick out of the Muppets and Labyrinth exhibits and the kids loved playing with the puppet set and...More

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Center for Puppetry Arts while visiting family in Atlanta. We enjoyed the show and then went through all of the museum exhibits. The world puppets were interesting, but the Jim Henson area was a trip down memory lane. It's a great...More

Thank debvanz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited the Center for Puppetry Arts, and it was an amazing experience! I loved the Jim Henson exhibit, and was happy to catch the Labyrinth exhibit before it closed.

Thank A3701ENjenniferm
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Christine T
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No, we bought ours at the door when we got there.
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Christine T
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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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