Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Atlanta, GA

Where are we going?

Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Rd
GA 30307


What is there to do?

Are you excited to explore a place where science, nature and fun make history?

The Fernbank Museum of Natural History is an amazing learning experience for kids, filled with things to do, things to see, and things you won't believe!

It's here you can travel around the world, and back in time, as you discover live animals, explore amazing places, uncover ancient fossils, unearth prehistoric cultures, and witness new science discoveries!

Your journey can start with the Giants of the Mesozoic, where a prehistoric battle of gigantic proportions unveils itself, filled the museum's Great Hall. Here, the badlands of Patagonia are reconstructed, where the largest dinosaurs in the WOLRD were found!

You can explore the natural history of Georgia, and the incredible geology, landscapes and wildlife found within the state, including even more dinosaurs, a cave, and a giant sloth!

Learn how people from around the world communicate as you see artifacts including costumes, footwear, headdresses and masks, and you can even explore how Native Americans adapted to changed in natural and cultural conditions via their pottery!

Need a break from the indoors? Check out the 75 acres of outdoor adventures at Wildwoods and Fernbank Forest (your admission includes these!)

The Fernbank NatureQuest is an interactive experience that turns kids into explorers, scientists and adventurers as they discover wonders of the natural world. There's also Dinosaur Plaza 

A day of discovery, wonder, nature, history and science all in the one museum - Fernbank Museum of Natural History is waiting for YOU! 

How much does it cost?

Adults: $20

Children: $18 (Ages 3 to 12)

Discount: Seniors $19, free for members


When can we go?

10am - 5pm daily

The museum is closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


Any top tips?

They have a number of family programs, so check out the list on the website or ask staff! These include animal encounters, storytime for preschoolers, learning how to forecast the weather and more!

I’m Hungry!

Enjoy delicious deli-style sandwiches, soups, pizzas, kids' meals and more in the Fernbank Cafe! Open Monday through Friday 11am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:30am to 4:30pm

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