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Center for Puppetry Arts

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Stopped in here coming back from South Georgia Heading for Tennessee. Wonderful Museum. Lots of... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2017
Bartlett, TN
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Creativity at its Best!

We enjoyed our day at the Puppetry Center for Arts. . .and the Children's Group that attended with... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here coming back from South Georgia Heading for Tennessee. Wonderful Museum. Lots of activities for the kids. Lots of interactive games for the kids as well. Three separate venues inside all four price of one ticket. And we may not even watch the...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2017

We enjoyed our day at the Puppetry Center for Arts. . .and the Children's Group that attended with us is still talking about their experience. Not only is this place a "treat" in the sense of experiencing "puppetry" but it was a delight to have...More

Thank ChurchKat
Reviewed February 10, 2017

Absolutely loved this place. I love museums in general, but only a few exhibitions make me want to go through a second time. This was one of them (both for their permanent collection and the Labrynth special exhibition). I went through, smiling the whole way,...More

Thank julieadventures
Reviewed February 10, 2017

If you have kids you need to visit here... really fun shows and great activities for kids... year long events and visits make it new every time

Thank B926OWjamesl
Reviewed February 2, 2017

We took our girl scout troop here (ages 5-10) and they had a wonderful time. Even the adults enjoyed themselves.

Thank CarneyATL
Reviewed February 2, 2017

We love to take our two grandkids to the Center for Puppetry Arts at least one a year when we visit. This last trip was Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer at Christmas. They put on a very original and entertaining show. Hard to believe as...More

Thank Joep63
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

This was an excellent trip down memory lane for the Jim Henson section. Preservation and attention to key details can be seen throughout the museum. The history of puppetry from around the world showed the artistry involved and the messages behind some creations. I will...More

Thank YellowBigBird
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Today was my first visit to see the museum since it's update 2 years ago and it is very impressive. We chose a time so that we could have a docent during the tour and it was well worth the planning. In the past I've...More

Thank Westgalady
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Ok, just so you understand my bias from the beginning I love the muppets. I also love other puppets, but Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, Muppet movies, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth shaped my young --and who am I kidding current--life. The center for puppetry arts...More

1  Thank DoozerLaFae
Reviewed January 4, 2017

If you are interested in puppetry and/or a big Jim Henson fan, then the Center for Puppetry Arts is the place to go. It is a big place and the Jim Henson exhibit has more than I’ve seen in other exhibits. You get to know...More

Thank Dan K
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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
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.
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