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 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.
Showing May 20 – September 29, 2017*
10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Experience the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates' fascinating 11-year journey through the Amazon rainforest as a young man working to unravel a great scientific mystery. See mind-boggling examples of camouflage and mimicry in the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon and be inspired by Bates' endless curiosity and determination to explore the wilds of nature. Run time: 45 minutes
Showing March 4 - June 16, 2017
11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm
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. Run time: 42 minutes
Titans of the Ice Age 2D
Opens June 17, 2017
Take an unforgettable journey back in time to the beautiful and otherworldly frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. This new giant screen film transports viewers to an ancient world of ice, the dawn of our species, a time when humans shared the tundra with majestic woolly beasts.
Presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Mammoths and Mastodons. See them both with a Value Pass!
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.**
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 films, dates and show times are subject to change without notice.
**Martinis & IMAX is no longer offered.