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Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Beautiful venue, wonderful entertainment!

I hadn't been since the big renovation & addition of the museum. Did you know they have the largest... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2015
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Interesting place!

Visited this museum a few months ago, nice collection of puppets on display. I'd love to attend... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2015
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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

I hadn't been since the big renovation & addition of the museum. Did you know they have the largest exhibit of Jim Henson puppets? The staff are by nice & helpful. However, I thought the show was way too long for young children. It was...More

Thank hollyh614
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Visited this museum a few months ago, nice collection of puppets on display. I'd love to attend their puppet shows sometimes, though haven't had a chance to yet.

Thank Raamis
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We love our visit to the museum. We watched Rudolph and made a shadow puppet before we toured the museum. Great!

Thank Steinbeckfan
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We've taken our grandson to different plays at the Center for Puppetry Arts and we always have a great time. The expanded museum area is fabulous and contains some highly interesting puppets, including a great section devoted to the Muppets.

Thank LynneInMichigan
Reviewed 10 December 2015

We have been members of the Center for Puppetry Arts for 3 years now. It is a great activity for kids and the quality of the performances is always top shelf. We see several shows a year and our girls always look forward to going....More

Thank FromTheRoad
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Our college granddaughter wanted to attend this center for her art program at college. She thought she would learn about making actual puppets so she make all of us adults go with her. Turns out it is basically for little ones. We had to sit...More

1  Thank 1Angelgirl
Reviewed 28 November 2015

My kids have taken several school field trips here, and I have loved it as much as the kids did! The puppet shows are professional and very well-done. Entertaining for all ages!

1  Thank Laura S
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Never crossed our minds to visit here until the Grandkids came for Thanksgiving. We watched the "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" production...it was a hoot. It was entertaining, and after the performance the puppeteers spent time explaining how the production was done. The enthusiasm of...More

1  Thank rpmc47
Reviewed 23 November 2015

This place absolutely rocks now ! The shows are very well produced and executed, making it exciting for both kids as well as adults. The newly renovated museum is alone worth a trip - an amazing collection of puppets from all over the world. We...More

Thank alina4u
Reviewed 13 November 2015

The new museum is worth the visit all on its own. The Worlds Of Wonder museum is brand new and just opened this week. There are two wings, one dedicated to Jim Henson, the other to the Center's global collection. Fascinating and enthralling.

Thank Susan K
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Christine T
Do you have to purchase tickets in advance for the museum or can you get them when you go to the museum that day?
5 April 2017|
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Response from Kate K | Reviewed this property |
No, we bought ours at the door when we got there.
Christine T
Is the airport fairly close to the museum? What airport would it be? Can you get by using a taxi or an Uber?
8 October 2016|
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Response from oceanquest33 | Reviewed this property |
Getting from the Atlanta airport to Puppetry is very easy. MARTA train departs from the Airport. Take the train to MIDTOWN STATION. You can walk fifteen minutes to the Puppetry from MIDTOWN STATION or call UBER for a... More
Do you have wheelchairs? My husband has a herniated disc and a torn disc and can't walk right now, but wants to joins us.
28 March 2016|
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Response from ssatl1948 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, they don't have any on site