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Fernbank Science Center

156 Heaton Park Dr NE, At Artwood Road off Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30307-1318
+1 404-378-4311
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Interesting place

We went with our daughter and son-in-law and two grandboys ages 6 and 10. We mainly went for the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
hsoprano
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Atlanta, Georgia
Educational and Fun

Bought a Groupon for 4 and took the grandkids to see the program about the upcoming solar eclipse... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Techgirl1
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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Highlights of this science museum include an exhibit on the development of life in Georgia over the past 500 million years, the original Apollo 6 space capsule and the world's largest telescope dedicated to public education.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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156 Heaton Park Dr NE, At Artwood Road off Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30307-1318
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went with our daughter and son-in-law and two grandboys ages 6 and 10. We mainly went for the planetarium show, but there is also a nice little museum part also. Although not as new and shiny as the other Fernbank Museum it was still...More

Thank hsoprano
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bought a Groupon for 4 and took the grandkids to see the program about the upcoming solar eclipse. They live in Greenville, SC where they will see 100% of it and are very excited. Arrived early enough to look through the exhibits - a few...More

Thank Techgirl1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for Reptile Day and it was a hit with the children. There was a long wait, but the 9 year old got to touch snakes and learn more about them. The outdoor walking/play areas gave the children a great opportunity to run...More

Thank Fisherman100
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have taken my grand daughter to this museum; this is designed for use by children and she learns a lot. I in turn listen to the discussions and learn more. The play grounds (inside and outside) are well kept. Amazing place for a visit...More

Thank sankar10212013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went yesterday and really enjoyed the couple hours spent there. Definitely suggest you pay the small $ 5 or 6 fee and watch a movie in the observatory. We saw Totalarity, about the total eclipse, very interesting facts and videos. They have space craft, stuffed...More

Thank kb5659
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting family outside Atlanta and our 2 year is totally OBSESSED with the planets, so we goggled planetariums. The museum is small, but it is free, unless you watch a show. We found a Groupon 4 for $14, we all enjoyed the movie...More

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Science Center for planet viewing (Jupiter & Venus) and it was interesting but a bit underwhelming. I was excited that the planets would be view-able that night (considering that things like cloud cover and humidity can highly influence that possibility). Arrived with a...More

Thank Desmond B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We took our grandkids here for a day of learning and fun. We enjoyed our time here and the kids really had a good time. We would return again.

Thank RACFAN0308
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This place is much smaller than I expected. We looked at every exhibit, but did not go to the planetarium or observatory, and spent about 45 minutes. Live snakes, lots of taxidermy - mostly birds, and a few other things. Free attraction though, so if...More

Thank LoveBugFamily
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The dinosaur exhibition is grand. The newly completed walkway thru the forest is great and of course, there is I MAX movie opportunity.

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