Homeschool Day

Monday, September 30 from 10am – 5pm

Immerse your child in a special day of hands-on learning adventures during Fernbank’s Homeschool Day.

Participate in educational activities directed by Fernbank’s education team. Your child can also enjoy a chance to socialize with other homeschoolers, experience the new special exhibition Marco Polo: Man & Mythor see a film in Fernbank’s IMAX® Theatre (additional ticket).  

Homeschool Day Activities
Guided Tour of Marco Polo
1pm and 2pm

  • No reservations required
  • Meet at special exhibition gallery entrance (Lower Level)
  • Tour will be led by an educator team member
  • All ages welcome; ideal for middle and high school students

Marco Polo Scavenger Hunt
10am – 5pm

  • Museum-wide scavenger hunt for all ages

Drop-In Activities in the Naturalist Center
1pm – 4pm

  • No reservations required
  • Hands-on exploration related to the Marco Polo exhibition
  • All ages welcome, ideal for elementary school students

Self-Guided Museum Tours
10am – 5pm
Explore the Museum at your own pace. Come face-to-face with the world's largest dinosaurs, explore the development of life on Earth through the landscapes of present-day Georgia, connect with cultures from around the globe, engage in a variety of hands-on exhibitions and more!

Films in the IMAX® Theatre
Choose from two educational and entertaining films: Penguins and Hidden Universe. Separate ticket purchase required.  

Homeschool Day Admission Ticket Prices

  • Member Adults: Free
  • Member Children: Free
  • Non-member Adults: $17.50*
  • Non-member Children: $7*

Call 404.929.6400 to purchase Homeschool Day tickets. Please note: Advance registration is required.

If you have questions about Fernbank’s Homeschool Day, please contact us at jaquan.jackson@fernbankmuseum.org or 404.929.6306.

*Homeschool Day participants must present a state letter of intent to qualify for these special Homeschool Day rates.

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