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Giant Screen Movies 

Fernbank’s NEW Giant Screen Theater provides a truly immersive experience through a state-of-the-art 4K laser projection system with both 2D and 3D capabilities. Join us for a stunning lineup of award-winning, science-based movies, 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

Incredible Predators 3D

Showing September 30 – March 22, 2018*

10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Evening show times available January - March during Fernbank After Dark

See the world of major predators as never before, taking an intimate look at the remarkable strategies they use to succeed. Spectacular scenic and aerial views of nature's greatest places show how the relationship between predator and prey is a fundamental building block of ecology. Run time: 40 minutes

Tiny Giants 2D

Showing September 30 – February 8, 2018*

11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm
Evening show time available January 12 at 6:30 during Fernbank After Dark

Discover the astonishing lives of the smallest of animals during an adventure of giant proportions. This immersive giant screen film will transport audiences into another world to experience the titanic battles these creatures face to survive. Run times: 40 minutes


Coming Soon 

Museum Alive 3D
Opens February, 2018

Iconic naturalist David Attenborough takes us on a nocturnal adventure through London’s famous Natural History Museum. When visitors leave, the doors lock and night falls, he roams the museum halls encountering extinct creatures--that through the wonder of cutting edge 3D CGI—come back to life right in front of our eyes. Audiences will be treated to a thrilling, spectacular film that both educates and entertains—because as the lights go down, the past comes roaring back to life!

Backyard Wilderness 2D
Opens March 23, 2018

Discover why WiFi is not the only connection that matters as you explore the ecosystems that surround us every day. Through the explorations of a young scientist, audiences reconnect with the natural world to discover the daily dramas of some of our outdoor neighbors, including the blue jay, wood duck, salamander, raccoon, and white-tailed deer.


Fernbank After Dark

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


The Gift of Learning

The all-new Giant Screen Theater upgrades are made possible by a generous gift from local entrepreneur and lifelong advocate of learning, travel and natural history, Dante Stephensen.

Stephensen’s commitment to inspiring youth for generations to come will be fulfilled by Fernbank’s incredible new state-of-the-art theaters.

Film by Jef Bredemeier.


*All moviews, dates and show times are subject to change without notice.
**Martinis & IMAX is no longer offered.