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Giant Screen Theater 

Fernbank’s NEW Giant Screen Theater provides a truly immersive experience through a state-of-the-moment 4K laser projection system with both 2D and 3D capabilities. Join us for a stunning lineup of award-winning, science-based films, taking you from the outer limits of space to the deepest depths of the ocean and beyond. 

Purchase tickets online or by calling 404.929.6400. Please be aware that some shows do sell out and may not be available.


Now Showing

Extreme Weather 3D

Extreme Weather 3D

Showing February 4 – May 19, 2017

Please note: This film will be presented in 2D on Saturday, Feb. 25 and Sunday, Feb. 26.

10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm

Let famed storm chaser and award-winning giant screen filmmaker Sean Casey take you on a dramatic journey to places where few have gone before! Destinations include the edge of a 300-foot-tall calving glacier in Alaska, the front lines of massive wildfires in the Western United States, and directly in the path of deadly (yet mesmerizing) tornadoes in the plains. Run time: 40 minutes

The Search for Life in Space

Showing February 4 – March 3, 2017

11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm**

A new era of space exploration has begun. It’s the search to find something that changes everything—signs of life somewhere else in the universe. Journey from the depths of the Pacific Ocean, to the ice moons of Jupiter and Saturn, beyond our solar system and out into the far reaches of space in search of planets like ours. Run time: 32 minutes


Coming Soon

Dream Big
Opens March 4, 2017

Take a journey of discovery from the world’s tallest building to a bridge higher than the clouds. Dream Big: Engineering Our World is one of the first films of its kind giant screen theaters that will transform how you think about engineering. It’s a celebration of the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways.


Fernbank After Dark

Experience a new way to Museum at Fernbank After Dark. Offered the 2nd Friday of each month (Jan. – Nov.) this new monthly series for ages 21+ features fun science activities, exclusive after-hours Museum access, live music, craft beer and cocktails, and films in the new Giant Screen Theater.***


*All films, dates and show times are subject to change without notice.

**There will be no 5pm showing of The Search for Life in Space on Sunday, March 19, 2017.

**Martinis & IMAX is no longer offered.