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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.

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]

Saturday September 17, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Categories: Family Presented in partnership with Fernbank Museum, climb into the world of working forests. You interact with forests every single day, whether you realize it or not! Come find out how at Fernbank’s Forestry Day, where we’ll provide hands-on activities exploring how working forests c... [click here for more]

Friday September 9, 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]

Monday August 15, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: $22.95-$24.95,
CL Critic Kevin C. Madigan Recommends: New scientific discoveries reveal the early tyrannosaur... [click here for more]
CL RECOMMENDS

Friday August 12, 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]

Friday July 8, 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]

Tuesday December 28, 2021 10:00 AM EST
Antarctic Dinosaurs guides visitors through what was once a lush, thriving continent. Discover fossils from four Antarctic dinosaur species, including the 25-foot long Cryolophosaurus, and get hands-on experience with real tools to learn how paleontologists carefully extracted fossils from the now f... [click here for more]

Monday November 29, 2021 10:00 AM EST
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Adult (ages 13-64) $20 | Senior (age 65+) $19 | Child (ages 3-12) $18 | Members Free,
Antarctic Dinosaurs guides visitors through what was once a lush, thriving continent. Discover fossils from four Antarctic dinosaur species, including the 25-foot long Cryolophosaurus, and get hands-on experience with real tools to learn how paleontologists carefully extracted fossils from the now f... [click here for more]

Friday October 15, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Antarctic Dinosaurs guides visitors through what was once a lush, thriving continent. Discover fossils from four Antarctic dinosaur species, including the 25-foot long Cryolophosaurus, and get hands-on experience with real tools to learn how paleontologists carefully extracted fossils from the now f... [click here for more]

Thursday October 14, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Antarctic Dinosaurs guides visitors through what was once a lush, thriving continent. Discover fossils from four Antarctic dinosaur species, including the 25-foot long Cryolophosaurus, and get hands-on experience with real tools to learn how paleontologists carefully extracted fossils from the now f... [click here for more]

Wednesday October 13, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Antarctic Dinosaurs guides visitors through what was once a lush, thriving continent. Discover fossils from four Antarctic dinosaur species, including the 25-foot long Cryolophosaurus, and get hands-on experience with real tools to learn how paleontologists carefully extracted fossils from the now f... [click here for more]

Sunday October 10, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Antarctic Dinosaurs guides visitors through what was once a lush, thriving continent. Discover fossils from four Antarctic dinosaur species, including the 25-foot long Cryolophosaurus, and get hands-on experience with real tools to learn how paleontologists carefully extracted fossils from the now f... [click here for more]

Saturday October 9, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Antarctic Dinosaurs guides visitors through what was once a lush, thriving continent. Discover fossils from four Antarctic dinosaur species, including the 25-foot long Cryolophosaurus, and get hands-on experience with real tools to learn how paleontologists carefully extracted fossils from the now f... [click here for more]

Friday August 27, 2021 07:30 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $18-20,
Website: Join us for a small, group walk through Fernbank Forest highlighting summertime foliage and animal activity in the morning hours. 9:00 AM [click here for more]

Sunday August 22, 2021 07:30 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $18-20,
Website: Join us for a small, group walk through Fernbank Forest highlighting summertime foliage and animal activity in the morning hours. 9:00 AM [click here for more]

Sunday August 22, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $18-20,
Website: You [click here for more]

Monday August 16, 2021 11:30 AM EDT
Meet our summer animal guests from Nature's Ninjas and learn more about the incredible and unique defensive adaptations which help them survive and thrive. Encounters are at 11:30am and 12:30pm. Frances Wood Wilson Foundation Theater, Lower Level Recommended for all ages. Cost: Included with gener... [click here for more]

Sunday August 15, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $18-20,
Website: Join us for a small, group walk through Fernbank Forest highlighting summertime foliage and animal activity in the morning hours. 9:00 AM [click here for more]

Friday August 13, 2021 07:00 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $18-20,
Website: Exclusively for ages 21+, Fernbank After Dark is a unique date night for couples, a great place to meet up with friends, and a fun experience for travelers. [click here for more]

Saturday July 31, 2021 11:30 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $18-20,
Website: Meet our summer animal guests from Nature's Ninjas and learn more about the incredible and unique defensive adaptations which help them survive and thrive. Encounters are at 11:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm. Recommended for all ages. [click here for more]

Friday July 30, 2021 11:30 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $18-20,
Website: Meet our summer animal guests from Nature's Ninjas and learn more about the incredible and unique defensive adaptations which help them survive and thrive. Encounters are at 11:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm. Recommended for all ages. [click here for more]

Thursday July 29, 2021 11:30 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $18-20,
Website: Meet our summer animal guests from Nature's Ninjas and learn more about the incredible and unique defensive adaptations which help them survive and thrive. Encounters are at 11:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm. Recommended for all ages. [click here for more]

Wednesday July 28, 2021 11:30 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $18-20,
Website: Meet our summer animal guests from Nature's Ninjas and learn more about the incredible and unique defensive adaptations which help them survive and thrive. Encounters are at 11:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm. Recommended for all ages. [click here for more]

Tuesday July 27, 2021 11:30 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $18-20,
Website: Meet our summer animal guests from Nature's Ninjas and learn more about the incredible and unique defensive adaptations which help them survive and thrive. Encounters are at 11:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm. Recommended for all ages. [click here for more]

Monday May 31, 2021 11:00 AM EDT
Kick off summer with an exciting line-up of some of Fernbank’s most popular giant screen movies, back for one week only! Follow a majestic migration of monarch butterflies, spend a night in a museum, fly on the wings of prehistoric reptiles and more. Eight “fan-favorite” and two newer films will be ... [click here for more]

Saturday February 27, 2021 06:00 PM EST
Get your science on during this new all-ages series! Enjoy after-hours access to all indoor exhibits and WildWoods, themed science activities and demonstrations, and more. Drinks, including adult libations, and a variety of snacks will be available for purchase. Themes vary and will change each mo... [click here for more]

Saturday January 30, 2021 06:00 PM EST
Get your science on during this new all-ages series! Enjoy after-hours access to all indoor exhibits and WildWoods, themed science activities and demonstrations, and more. Drinks, including adult libations, and a variety of snacks will be available for purchase. Themes vary and will change each mo... [click here for more]

Friday January 8, 2021 07:00 PM EST
Join us as we kick off a new year of Atlanta's most popular adult science nights, exclusively for ages 21+. Activities include after-hours access to all indoor museum exhibits and live music. Cocktails, craft beer and small plates will be available for separate purchase. [click here for more]

Sunday December 13, 2020 09:30 AM EST
Enjoy a guided walk through Fernbank Forest. Topics vary and may include birding, fall and winter tree identification, wildflowers, and more. Look at specific dates for more information about the theme. Masks are required, and social distancing will be practiced on the trails. Recommended for all ... [click here for more]

Tuesday November 10, 2020 10:00 AM EST
Calling all toddler parents, grandparents and caregivers, Toddler Tuesdays are back! Enjoy safe, fun and affordable activities designed for children ages 5 and under on select Tuesday mornings (when Fernbank typically has fewer visitors to help keep you safe). This special program includes all-day... [click here for more]

Friday October 9, 2020 07:00 PM EDT
Enjoy a spooky-themed evening featuring after-hours access to the Halloween-themed outdoor experience, Woodland Spirits. Live music by Russell Cook & the Sweet Teeth.

Tickets are $15 for members and $20 for non-members.*

Ages 21+ only. IDs checked at the door.

Know Before You Go

We've reduce... [click here for more]

Thursday October 1, 2020 10:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Museum Admission,
As you explore WildWoods and Fernbank Forest, be prepared to encounter ghostly visitors in the shadows, up in the trees, deep in the vistas, and waiting in plain sight. Although mostly undisturbed throughout history, these woods feature clues and remnants from those who’ve come before us. Perhaps th... [click here for more]

Friday August 14, 2020 07:00 PM EDT
Grown-up fun is back!

Physical distancing protocols in place for all activities.***

Enjoy after-hours access to outdoor trails and nature experiences in WildWoods; all indoor museum exhibits, including Our Senses: Our Senses: An Immersive Experience; scavenger hunts; trivia; and live music by B... [click here for more]

Friday February 14, 2020 08:00 PM EST
Fernbank After Dark is a monthly series for ages 21+ featuring fun science activities, exclusive after-hours museum access, live music and a 3D giant screen movie. Cocktails, craft beer and small plates are available for purchase. [click here for more]

Wednesday January 29, 2020 01:00 PM EST
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Included with general admission,
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. [click here for more]

Sunday January 26, 2020 12:00 PM EST
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Included with general admission,
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. [click here for more]

Saturday January 25, 2020 02:00 PM EST
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Included with general admission,
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. [click here for more]

Saturday January 25, 2020 10:00 AM EST
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Included with museum admission,
Ahoy, me hearties! Prepare to weigh anchor and set sail on a swashbuckling adventure with pirate-themed crafts and games.

Pirate costumes encouraged!

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Friday January 24, 2020 07:00 PM EST
Take a field trip back to the ‘90s at Fernbank! Dig out the flannel, grab your favorite slap bracelet and re-live the decade that brought us Zach Morris, boy bands, the Macarena and TRL. This adults-only party will be bangin’ as Amp’d Entertainment plays all the hits from the ‘90s. And no field tr... [click here for more]

Tuesday January 21, 2020 01:00 PM EST
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Included with general admission,
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. [click here for more]

Monday January 20, 2020 01:00 PM EST
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Included with general admission,
Join a Fernbank Ranger for fun and informative outdoor activities in WildWoods.

Recommended for ages 6+

[click here for more]

Saturday January 18, 2020 02:00 PM EST
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Included with general admission,
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. [click here for more]

Tuesday December 31, 2019 09:00 AM EST
Ring in the New Year a full twelve hours early with Atlanta’s biggest party animals. This special family celebration will include a countdown to a balloon drop at noon. [click here for more]

Sunday December 15, 2019 08:00 AM EST
Fernbank Forest

Join an Atlanta Audubon Society volunteer and discover more about the feathered inhabitants of Fernbank Forest, both permanent residents and visitors. This program is excellent for beginning birders or those desiring gentle terrain.

Program is held rain or shine but may be cancel... [click here for more]

Friday December 13, 2019 07:00 PM EST
Fernbank After Dark is a monthly series featuring fun science activities, after-hours museum access, live music and a 3D giant screen movie. Cocktails, craft beer and small plates are available for purchase. Exclusively for ages 21+; IDs will be checked at the door. [click here for more]

Saturday December 7, 2019 09:00 AM EST
Join us for a series of special sensory events, designed for guests with sensory sensitivities, special needs or various physical abilities who might benefit from a less-crowded environment. These events will provide a quieter and calmer environment for guests to explore the full museum as well as e... [click here for more]

Thursday November 21, 2019 07:00 PM EST
Practice presence under the Giants of the Mesozoic as Elizabeth Rowan guides you through an hour of movement and meditation under the watchful eye of some of the world’s largest dinosaurs. This class is suitable for all levels and beginners are welcome. Class begins at 7pm and lasts until 8pm. Tic... [click here for more]

Sunday November 17, 2019 04:30 PM EST
After retiring, Clough began investigating what the Smithsonian collections could tell him about South Georgia, where he spent most of his childhood. His investigations revealed animal, plant, fossil and rock specimens, along with cultural artifacts and works of art—far more than he had imagined. He... [click here for more]

Sunday November 17, 2019 08:00 AM EST
Join an Atlanta Audubon Society volunteer and discover more about the feathered inhabitants of Fernbank Forest, both permanent residents and visitors. This program is excellent for beginning birders or those desiring gentle terrain. Program is held rain or shine but may be cancelled in cases of se... [click here for more]

Friday November 15, 2019 08:00 PM EST
Spice things up with sassy Latin rhythms as you dance the night away to Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia and Merengue. An Amp’d Entertainment DJ with lead the way and professional dancers from Salsambo Dance Lessons and Entertainment will offer groups lessons.* Dancing beings at 8pm and lessons are offered ar... [click here for more]

Friday November 8, 2019 07:00 PM EST
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: $14.95-$19.95,
7pm – 10pmExplore beverages, writing, dance and other cultural traditions through a variety of fun, hands-on activities and interactive demonstrations inspired by special exhibit, Traveling the Silk Road. 7pm – 11pm Go back in time 1,000 years in Traveling the Silk Road; and take advantage of after... [click here for more]

Saturday October 26, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free with museum admission,
Enjoy a frighteningly-fun Halloween party featuring games, hands-on activities, a kids’ DJ and special treats for kids.

Scheduled Activities*

Candy Stations*** Trick-or-Treat early in the Great Hall and enjoy themed toys and goodies. (May contain small parts.)

Kids' DJ

Boogie along to Hallowee... [click here for more]

Sunday October 13, 2019 06:00 PM EDT
Join us Sunday evenings in October for this bewitchingly fun special event series featuring evening hours of the Halloween-themed outdoor experience, Woodland Spirits, as well as musical entertainment and hands-on activities for all ages. Drinks, including adult beverages, and a variety of snacks wi... [click here for more]

Friday October 11, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Fernbank After Dark is a monthly series featuring fun science activities, after-hours museum access, live music and a 3D giant screen movie. Cocktails, craft beer and small plates are available for purchase. Exclusively for ages 21+; IDs will be checked at the door. [click here for more]

Saturday October 5, 2019 06:30 PM EDT
Join us for an elegant black-tie gala to benefit Fernbank. Festivities include a sunset cocktail hour, seated dinner, live and silent auctions, live music and dancing. [click here for more]

Saturday September 28, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free with museum admission,
Enjoy Fernbank’s newest special exhibit, featuring the peoples and cultures who benefited from trade on the silk road — not only from the profitable exchange of commodities, but also from the interchange of new technologies, religions, types of music, literature and ways of thinking. [click here for more]

Friday September 27, 2019 08:00 PM EDT
Spice things up with sassy Latin rhythms as you dance the night away to Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia and Merengue. An Amp’d Entertainment DJ with lead the way and professional dancers from Salsambo Dance Lessons and Entertainment will offer groups lessons.* Dancing beings at 8pm and lessons are offered ar... [click here for more]

Friday September 27, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Join a Fernbank scientist on a guided tour of Fernbank Forest to experience the unique nocturnal world that awakens at dusk. Listen for owl and frog calls, search for bats using a special echolocation detector, find organisms that glow under UV light, and much more. Children must be accompanied by a... [click here for more]

Sunday September 15, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Included with general admission ,
Get a closer look at nature in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest with a Fernbank educator.

Recommended for ages 8+

[click here for more]

Sunday September 15, 2019 09:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free with general admission ,
Join an Atlanta Audubon Society volunteer and discover more about the feathered inhabitants of Fernbank Forest, both permanent residents and visitors. This program is excellent for beginning birders or those desiring gentle terrain. Program is held rain or shine but may be cancelled in cases of se... [click here for more]

Friday September 13, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Fernbank After Dark is a monthly series featuring fun science activities, after-hours museum access, live music and a 3D giant screen movie. Cocktails, craft beer and small plates are available for purchase. Exclusively for ages 21+; IDs will be checked at the door. [click here for more]

Saturday August 24, 2019 09:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free (member)-$27,
Join us for a series of special sensory events, designed for guests with sensory sensitivities, special needs or various physical abilities who might benefit from a less-crowded environment. These events will provide a quieter and calmer environment for guests to explore the full museum as well as e... [click here for more]

Saturday August 24, 2019 09:00 AM EDT
Join us for a series of special sensory events, designed for guests with sensory sensitivities, special needs or various physical abilities who might benefit from a less-crowded environment. These events will provide a quieter and calmer environment for guests to explore the full museum as well as e... [click here for more]

Saturday August 17, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free (members)-Museum admission fee,
You’re invited to a prehistoric party at Fernbank Museum! Stomp, chomp and party like a dinosaur in celebration of the anniversary of Giants of the Mesozoic. [click here for more]

Saturday August 17, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
You're invited to a prehistoric party at Fernbank Museum! Stomp, chomp, and party like a dinosaur in celebration of the anniversary of Giants of the Mesozoic.  [click here for more]
CL RECOMMENDS

Friday August 9, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: $14.95-$19.95,
Yippee ki yay, myth busters! Pull back the curtain to see how everything from action movies to your own senses are trying to put one over on you.  Take advantage of kid-free, after-hours access to indoor and outdoor experiences, including Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants. Drink in ... [click here for more]

Wednesday July 31, 2019 02:30 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Blast off for an exploration of space that will take you from Earth through the universe.

Recommended for ages 8+

[click here for more]

Wednesday July 31, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Get a closer look at nature in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest with a Fernbank educator.

Recommended for ages 8+

Weather permitting. Program not suitable for strollers.

[click here for more]

Tuesday July 30, 2019 11:30 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Hear a story for young visitors from cultures around the world, with a fun activity.

Recommended for ages 1 – 12

[click here for more]

Monday July 29, 2019 11:30 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Drop in for a variety of science-themed hands-on activities.

Recommended for ages 4 – 12

[click here for more]

Sunday July 28, 2019 08:30 PM EDT
Join a Fernbank Museum scientist on a guided tour of Fernbank Forest to experience the unique nocturnal world that awakens at dusk. Listen for owl and frog calls, search for bats using a special echolocation detector, find organisms that glow under UV light, and much more. Children must be accompani... [click here for more]

Sunday July 28, 2019 03:00 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Discover how the rocks of Georgia formed with hands-on experiments and touchable specimens.

Recommended for ages 8 – 15

[click here for more]

Sunday July 28, 2019 01:30 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Join a Fernbank Ranger for fun and informative outdoor activities in WildWoods.

Recommended for ages 6+

[click here for more]

Sunday July 28, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator.

Recommended for ages 1 – 6

[click here for more]

Saturday July 27, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection.

Recommended for ages 4+

[click here for more]

Saturday July 27, 2019 01:00 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection.

Recommended for ages 4+

[click here for more]

Saturday July 27, 2019 01:00 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection.

Recommended for ages 4+

[click here for more]

Saturday July 27, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Get a closer look at nature in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest with a Fernbank educator.

Recommended for ages 8+

Weather permitting. Program not suitable for strollers.

[click here for more]

Saturday July 27, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission ,
Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator.

Recommended for ages 1 – 6

[click here for more]

Saturday July 27, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator.

Recommended for ages 1 – 6

[click here for more]

Friday July 26, 2019 02:30 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Discover how the rocks of Georgia formed with hands-on experiments and touchable specimens.

Recommended for ages 8 – 15

[click here for more]

Friday July 26, 2019 01:00 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Join a Fernbank Ranger for fun and informative outdoor activities in WildWoods.

Recommended for ages 6+

[click here for more]

Thursday July 25, 2019 02:30 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Explore the amazing world of chemistry through fun experiments in a live presentation.

Recommended for ages 5 – 15

[click here for more]

Thursday July 25, 2019 11:30 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admissions ,
Hear a story for young visitors from cultures around the world, with a fun activity.

Recommended for ages 1 – 12

[click here for more]

Thursday July 25, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Get a closer look at nature in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest with a Fernbank educator.

Recommended for ages 8+

Weather permitting. Program not suitable for strollers.

[click here for more]

Wednesday July 24, 2019 02:30 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Blast off for an exploration of space that will take you from Earth through the universe.

Recommended for ages 8+

[click here for more]

Wednesday July 24, 2019 01:00 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission ,
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection.

Recommended for ages 4+

[click here for more]

Wednesday July 24, 2019 01:00 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission ,
Join a Fernbank Ranger for fun and informative outdoor activities in WildWoods.

Recommended for ages 6+

[click here for more]

Wednesday July 24, 2019 11:30 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator.

Recommended for ages 1 – 6

[click here for more]

Tuesday July 23, 2019 11:30 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Drop in for a variety of science-themed hands-on activities.

Recommended for ages 4 – 12

[click here for more]

Tuesday July 23, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Get a closer look at nature in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest with a Fernbank educator.

Recommended for ages 8+

Weather permitting. Program not suitable for strollers.

[click here for more]

Monday July 22, 2019 02:30 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission ,
Delve into the dynamic world of weather, climate, and atmospheric science with live experiments and demonstrations.

Recommended for ages 8 – 15

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Monday July 22, 2019 01:00 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection.

Recommended for ages 4+

[click here for more]

Sunday July 21, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Get a closer look at nature in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest with a Fernbank educator.

Recommended for ages 8+

Weather permitting. Program not suitable for strollers.

[click here for more]

Sunday July 21, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission ,
Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator.

Recommended for ages 1 – 6

[click here for more]

Sunday July 21, 2019 09:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Join an Atlanta Audubon Society volunteer and discover more about the feathered inhabitants of Fernbank Forest, both permanent residents and visitors. This program is excellent for beginning birders or those desiring gentle terrain. Program is held rain or shine but may be cancelled in cases of se... [click here for more]

Saturday July 20, 2019 03:00 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Blast off for an exploration of space that will take you from Earth through the universe.

Recommended for ages 8+

[click here for more]

Saturday July 20, 2019 01:00 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Join a Fernbank Ranger for fun and informative outdoor activities in WildWoods.

Recommended for ages 6+

[click here for more]

Saturday July 20, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Included w/ purchase of value pack tickets ,
SoAR Rocketry

Meet the team who flies rockets for fun and enjoy a close look at their favorite rocket models. 

Oreo Cookie Moon Phases Join the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Atlanta to recreate tasty models of each moon phase using cookies and frosting.

LEGO® Rockets

Get yo... [click here for more]

Friday July 19, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
For one night only, see Jaws swimming across Fernbank’s 4-story giant screen. Before being terrorized by a giant man-eating great white shark, experience Fernbank’s newest special exhibit, Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants. 7 p.m.-9 p.m.: Enjoy self-guided tours of the blockbuster s... [click here for more]

Friday July 19, 2019 02:30 PM EDT
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Cost: Free w/ general admission,
Explore the amazing world of chemistry through fun experiments in a live presentation.

Recommended for ages 5 – 15

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Park

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
Museum
Hours

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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