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Fernbank Science Center

156 Heaton Park Dr NE, At Artwood Road off Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30307-1318
+1 404-378-4311
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Excellent family outing at Fernbank Science Center

We were there for Reptile Day and it was a hit with the children. There was a long wait, but the 9... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fisherman100
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Bostwick, Ga
Must for kids

I have taken my grand daughter to this museum; this is designed for use by children and she learns... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sankar10212013
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Salem, Alabama
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Highlights of this science museum include an exhibit on the development of life in Georgia over the past 500 million years, the original Apollo 6 space capsule and the world's largest telescope dedicated to public education.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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156 Heaton Park Dr NE, At Artwood Road off Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30307-1318
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Reviewed yesterday

We were there for Reptile Day and it was a hit with the children. There was a long wait, but the 9 year old got to touch snakes and learn more about them. The outdoor walking/play areas gave the children a great opportunity to run...More

Thank Fisherman100
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have taken my grand daughter to this museum; this is designed for use by children and she learns a lot. I in turn listen to the discussions and learn more. The play grounds (inside and outside) are well kept. Amazing place for a visit...More

Thank sankar10212013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went yesterday and really enjoyed the couple hours spent there. Definitely suggest you pay the small $ 5 or 6 fee and watch a movie in the observatory. We saw Totalarity, about the total eclipse, very interesting facts and videos. They have space craft, stuffed...More

Thank kb5659
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting family outside Atlanta and our 2 year is totally OBSESSED with the planets, so we goggled planetariums. The museum is small, but it is free, unless you watch a show. We found a Groupon 4 for $14, we all enjoyed the movie...More

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Science Center for planet viewing (Jupiter & Venus) and it was interesting but a bit underwhelming. I was excited that the planets would be view-able that night (considering that things like cloud cover and humidity can highly influence that possibility). Arrived with a...More

Thank Desmond B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our grandkids here for a day of learning and fun. We enjoyed our time here and the kids really had a good time. We would return again.

Thank RACFAN0308
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is much smaller than I expected. We looked at every exhibit, but did not go to the planetarium or observatory, and spent about 45 minutes. Live snakes, lots of taxidermy - mostly birds, and a few other things. Free attraction though, so if...More

Thank LoveBugFamily
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The dinosaur exhibition is grand. The newly completed walkway thru the forest is great and of course, there is I MAX movie opportunity.

1  Thank leonardoneill
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We love the Astrology show the dinosaurs and the bee hive. This is a smaller size more personable museum...

1  Thank heatherinat
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I have been attending the shows at Fernbank for over 40 years and they never cease to amaze me. It has one of the best observatories I have had the pleasure of attending. I would highly recommend any visitor to take the time to plan...More

Thank hymanr2017
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