Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Fernbank Museum 2020
PHOTO CREDIT: Courtesy Fernbank Museum
Call: (404) 929-6300 or visit fernbankmuseum.org
Discover a world of WOW at Atlanta’s science and nature experience. Travel around the world and back in time as you discover live animals, amazing places, ancient fossils, prehistoric cultures and new science discoveries. Throughout the year, new exhibits, movies and experiences offer more to explore.

Saturday February 10, 2024 10:00 AM EST
CRITIC’S PICK: How would you like a close encounter with a black widow? Fernbank is inviting... [click here for more]

Wednesday December 27, 2023 10:00 AM EST
CRITIC’S PICK: Vikings, long known for wanton pillaging and plundering, had some good qualities... [click here for more]

Saturday November 18, 2023 10:00 AM EST
Fernbank’s “Winter Wonderland” exhibit tells stories contributed by local consulates and community partners to fill the museum with arts, crafts, symbols and ornamental displays. While popular winter holidays will be represented, “Winter Wonderland” takes this opportunity to represent a variety of s... [click here for more]

Saturday October 21, 2023 07:00 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: $1,000-$25,000
On Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023, Fernbank Museum will host its signature fundraiser, “A Timeless Affair: Nordic Night.” The evening will highlight Fernbank’s fascinating new exhibit, “Vikings: Warriors of the Sea” and raise funds that enable Fernbank to present world-class exhibitions, impressive giant s... [click here for more]

Sunday October 15, 2023 01:00 PM EDT
Check out Fernbank’s whimsical exhibition of “Woodland Spirits” and then come sit down and enjoy a program of “Musical Spirits” including music of MacDowell and Whitcup performed by pianist Julie Coucheron, harpist Elisabeth Remy-Johnson, and flutist James Zellers.

Free with museum admission.

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Monday July 31, 2023 10:00 AM EDT
CL Critic Kevin C. Madigan Recommends: Fernbank has announced it is launching a live animal... [click here for more]

Monday April 3, 2023 10:00 AM EDT
Explore the science of color with this vivid exhibit, The Nature of Color. Learn how color conveys information and helps us make sense of the world in both human and natural environments. Use hands-on interactives to analyze how colors make us feel, how they are perceived across cultures, as well as... [click here for more]

Sunday January 1, 2023 10:15 AM EST
CL Critic Kevin C. Madigan Recommends: Fernbank’s latest giant screen film Astronaut: Ocean to... [click here for more]

Sunday January 1, 2023 10:00 AM EST
CL Critic Kevin C. Madigan Recommends: This exhibition explores the vacuum of space, radiation,... [click here for more]

Friday October 14, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Offered the 2nd Friday of each month, Fernbank After Dark is back with a variety of unique and physically distanced after-hours experiences for grown-ups, including outdoor explorations in WildWoods, museum exhibits, live music, full bars, tapas menus,  and science demonstrations.  Exclusively for... [click here for more]

Wikipedia: Fernbank Forest is a 65-acre mature mixed forest that is part of Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta, Georgia. It has some relatively old trees compared to much of the forests in the Piedmont. | more...
767 Clifton Road N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 929-6300

Monday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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