Notice: Fernbank Museum will open at 11am on Sunday, April 30 so that we may honor our volunteers during a private special event.

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Visit Fernbank Museum

Experience a world of adventure filled with dinosaurs, live animals, cultural artifacts and hands-on science explorations. Take a walk on the wild side as you explore 75 acres of new outdoor nature adventures that feature bird's-eye tree pods, boardwalks, interactive exhibits and giant old-growth trees. 

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See more and do more by participating in unique events and activities such as family activity days, lectures and other special programs.

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Fernbank Museum (including all exhibitions, WildWoods and Fernbank Forest) and the Giant Screen Theater are 10am to 5pm every day. The Museum is closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.*

Please note: Due to a private event, the Museum will open at 11am on Sunday, April 30. 


A variety of ticket options are available including Museum-only, giant screen film-only, combination tickets and discounted group tickets. Members receive free general Museum admission and special pricing for giant screen films and the special event series, Fernbank After Dark.

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Fernbank Museum is conveniently located east of Midtown, near Emory University at the corner of Ponce de Leon Avenue and Clifton Road. Free on-site parking is available.

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Museum Store

Take the Museum experience home with you. Choose from more than 3,000 unique and educational gifts, from science kits to stuffed animals, jewelry to DVDs and everything dinosaur you can imagine! Open during all Museum hours. Show your membership card and save 10%.

The Fernbank Café

Enjoy delicious deli-style sandwiches, soups, pizzas, kids' meals and more in this spacious, kid-friendly dining area. Show your membership card and save 10%.

About Fernbank

Fernbank Museum's mission is to inspire life-long learning of natural history through immersive programming and unmatched experiences to encourage a greater appreciation of our planet and its inhabitants. As a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we rely on generous donations from visitors like you! Learn more about Fernbank Museum including our history, frequently asked questions and more.

Press Room

Members of the media can find contact information and current press releases by visiting our online press room.

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Work with Us

Be a part of a team committed to providing the highest quality exhibitions and educational programming. Employment, internship and volunteer opportunities are available.

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Visitor Guides

To help guide you during your visit, pick up a Visitor Map at the greeter's station or download a PDF version before your visit. A limited number of foreign language visitor guides is also available at the greeter's station.

*Fernbank's Martinis & IMAX event series has concluded. Join us for our new event, Fernbank After Dark offered the second Friday of each month.