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Our Story

Fernbank, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is one of the most popular and iconic cultural attractions in Atlanta. Home to the world’s largest dinosaurs, Atlanta’s biggest movie screen and one of the largest assemblages of urban Piedmont forest in the United States, Fernbank brings science to life through immersive programming and unmatched experiences that encourage a greater appreciation of our planet and its inhabitants. Fernbank continues its environmental legacy to protect Fernbank Forest while fulfilling an educational mission to inspire lifelong learning of natural history.

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Fernbank's mission is to ignite a passion for science, nature and human culture through exploration and discovery. 

Sustainability Initiatives

Fernbank is committed to green practices and has been since its founding in 1939 to preserve Fernbank Forest as a school in the woods for nature studies.

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Fernbank officially opened its doors in October 1992, but our history begins much earlier.

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Fernbank's network of support creates incredible opportunities for the museum to expand its outstanding programming and success. As a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Fernbank relies on generous donations from visitors like you!

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