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Fernbank…but Later

Enjoy a trip to the museum after work, after school... and after hours! Get ready for a night at the museum, where science and your social life come alive through a series of evening events offering later access to Fernbank. Experience all the great indoor exhibit discoveries and outdoor nature explorations...plus exclusive activities and unique experiences to help amp up the weekend fun factor.  All ages are welcome, but if you are 21+, we’ll offer adult beverages for purchase. Non-alcoholic drinks and snacks will also be available for purchase. Credit cards only.


Summer Series

Naturally aMAZEing*
June 28, 2024, 6-9 p.m.

Be amazed by the wonders, patterns and math in nature through our special exhibit A Mirror Maze and hands-on explorations in this after-hours event.

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Creature Quest*
July 26, 2024, 6-9 p.m.

Adventure into WildWoods and discover larger-than-life animals in the special sculptural exhibit, Forest Forms. Learn about patterns in the animal kingdom in A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature and enjoy hands-on explorations at this after-hours event. 

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Fossil Friday*
August 30, 2024, 6-9 p.m.

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Stellar Science*
Sept 27, 2024, 6-9 p.m.

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Cost: $22.95 non-members, $15.95 members.

CityPASS will be accepted during the Fernbank...but Later events above (if not used for daytime general admission)

SAVINGS TIP: Tickets purchased onsite are sold, if available, at a higher price. Get tickets online and save.


Mark your calendars for these other upcoming after-hours events:

Teen Takeover*
Exclusively for teenagers
July 13, 2024, 6-9 p.m.

Fernbank After Dark
Adult science nights for ages 21+
2nd Friday of each month, 7-11 p.m.

Fright Night*
Adults-only Halloween party for ages 21+
Oct. 25, 2024, 7-11 p.m.

WildWoods: AGLOW*
Nature at night
Fall/Winter


*More info coming soon; subject to change.