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Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Great place for children outings

We love the Center for Puppetry Arts, grandkids love it too. They a wonderful museum in addition to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mary H
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Atlanta, Georgia
First Time and Loved It

Incredible museum! I cannot wait to take my 9 year old back. He has a love for animation and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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The Center for Puppetry Arts is a unique cultural treasure - a magical place where children and adults are educated, enlightened and entertained. Since 1978, the Center has introduced millions of visitors to the wonder and art of puppetry and has touched the lives of many through enchanting performances, curriculum-based workshops and the hands-on Museum, as well as Distance Learning and Outreach Programs.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
Midtown
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+1 404-873-3391
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Reviewed yesterday

We love the Center for Puppetry Arts, grandkids love it too. They a wonderful museum in addition to the show. They also provide activities in puppet making after the shows

Thank Mary H
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Incredible museum! I cannot wait to take my 9 year old back. He has a love for animation and puppetry and this museum is perfect for anyone wanting to see some really cool, original puppets!!

Thank Amy R
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Take your children. Well done and fun. Thee is a lot of skill in the production. You can feel the pride of the cast and crew.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited with a group of adult friends, and we had a lot of fun! There was a lot of Jim Henson's work on display, which was of particular interest to me. The docents were very knowledgable!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful museum in the heart of Midtown Atlanta. The history of puppetry section is really interesting and fun. The Jim Henson wing is spectacular - how wonderful to spend time with the beloved Muppets! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!! The is an inexpensive museum visit....More

Thank KShawnT
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the few puppetry centered spots in the world. The museum is amazing. The shows are terrific. Try an adult show if you can (and if you're an adult).

Thank DawnousAtl
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We surprised my 12-year old niece who was visiting from VA and although she thoroughly enjoyed it, the adults enjoyed it just as much if not more. We saw Click Clack Moo and the production was fantastic, very well done! We enjoyed seeing the museums...More

Thank SavedOne75
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This performance was outstanding — definitely worth 5 stars! The music/singing were top notch, and the puppeteers were flawless. Highly recommend it! And the museum exhibits were very detailed and interesting. I especially enjoyed the muppet section — I had no idea about Henson’s work...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

The Labyrinth is my favorite movie and when I saw it in the theater for the 30th anniversary they talked beforehand about the Center for Puppetry Arts with a Jim Henson exhibit and temporary Labyrinth exhibit. I had to go! We made a nice day...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We loved the puppet show. Tickets are high but we really enjoyed it. The missid wasn’t interactive enough for young kids. We breezed through in 10 minutes. They need a better plan for weather. We were under we couldn’t use the employee only entrance that’s...More

Thank mere17
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peaceandchaos
April 29, 2018|
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Response from KAPAtl | Reviewed this property |
This totally depends on you, and your group. We had two toddlers, and I think we spent about 1.5 hours. They have short attention spans, and we did not take in the show, which is wonderful, but an extra fee, and better for... More
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Karen K
November 20, 2017|
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Response from Heatherinaa | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the event it's a set price for the museam, see the website but you get in free with the purchase of a ticket to a puppet show. And you can sometimes find deals on those.
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Christine T
April 5, 2017|
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Response from Izzy333 | Reviewed this property |
no just walk up to the window inside the door. you can save a couple of dollars purchasing thru their website but it is not necessary and not refundable. make sure to visit all three big rooms. I would not have known... More
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