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Fernbank Science Center

Call: (678) 874-7102 or visit www.fernbank.edu
A classroom museum and outdoor learning lab owned by the DeKalb County School System. The science center houses an Apollo spacecraft, botanical gardens and — most notably — a planetarium. Prices and hours vary.

Dawn of the Space Age

Thursday August 1, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
From the launch of the first artificial satelltie Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privatley operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with the most accurate historic reconstruction of Man's first steps into space.
Cost: $5-$7

Capcom Go: The Apollo Story

Thursday August 1, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
An immersive, historical documentary that showcases the achievments of the Apollo progra, and what it took to put the first human on the moon.
Cost: $5-$7

Rosetta

Thursday August 1, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Join the discover of Comet 67P in the story about the origins of the Solar System and life on Earth. 
Cost: $5-$7

Dawn of the Space Age

Thursday August 1, 2019 03:00 pm EDT
From the launch of the first artificial satelltie, Sputnik, to the lunar landings and privatley operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with the most accurate, historic reconstruction of Man's first steps into space.

 

Cost: $5-$7

Capcom Go: The Apollo Story

Thursday August 1, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
An immersive, historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.
Cost: $5-$7

Auroras: Lights of Wonder

Thursday August 1, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
The Aurora is one of the greatest wonders a human can experience in nature. Experience the actual aurora with the world’s first 4K, real-time, full dome video.
Cost: $5-$7

Rosetta and Philae

Thursday August 1, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Watch the amazing cartoon adventures of Rosetta and Philae and find out how they first got inspired to visit a comet, and follow them on their ten-year journey through the Solar System to their destination.
Cost: $5-$7

Earth, Moon and Sun

Thursday August 1, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Explore the relationship between the earth, moon and sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions.
Cost: $5-$7

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

Saturday July 20, 2019 11:00 am EDT
11:30 CAPCOM Go! The Apollo Story

Fulldome Planetarium Feature

12:00 GPB/PBS Special Presentation Chasing the Moon: The Giant Leap

1:00 Remembering Apollo with Special Honored Guest Captain Ed Dwight First African American Astronaut Trainee

2:00-4:00 Special Anniversary Screening

Apollo 11: A ...
Cost: Free w/ general admission

Folk Tales

Tuesday July 16, 2019 11:30 am EDT
Hear a story for young visitors from cultures around the world with a fun activity as a part of Fernbank's NatureQuest.

Recommended for ages 1 – 12

Cost: Included w/ general admission

Cumberland Island Exhibit Preview

Sunday June 30, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
An exhibit showcasing Cumberland Island, Georgia

4:30- author talk by naturalist, Carol Ruckdeschel

 

Cost: Included in admission

A Natural History Of Cumberland Island Talk & Exhibit

Sunday June 30, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
On June 30, Supported by Georgia Humanities through appropriations made by the Georgia General Assembly, Carol Ruckdeschel will be in Atlanta for a talk and book-signing at Fernbank Science Center; the event will kick off a six-week exhibit of extraordinary Cumberland images by Diane Kirkland, a pho...
Cost: Free

International Asteroid Day

Saturday June 29, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Fernbank Science Center will celebrate International Asteroid Day on Saturday June 29, 2019. We will commemorate the 101st Anniversary of the Tunguska airburst of an asteroid above the skies of Russia. The planetarium schedule will be filled with shows about rocks from space. At 1:00 p.m., David Ghe...
Cost: Included in admission
156 Heaton Park Drive
Atlanta, GA 30307
(678) 874-7102
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