Where Science, Nature and Fun Make History
Fernbank Museum of Natural History, in Atlanta, is a museum that presents exhibitions and programming about natural history.
Travel around the world and back in time as you discover live animals, amazing places, ancient fossils, prehistoric cultures and new science discoveries.
Fernbank Museum has a number of permanent exhibitions and regularly hosts temporary exhibitions in its expansive facility. Giants of the Mesozoic, on display in the atrium of Fernbank Museum, features a 123-foot (37 m) long Argentinosaurus, the largest dinosaur ever classified; as well as a Giganotosaurus.
The permanent exhibition, A Walk Through Time in Georgia, tells the twofold story of Georgia's natural history and the development of the planet.
Fernbank Museum has won several national and international awards for one of its newest permanent exhibitions, Fernbank NatureQuest, an immersive, interactive exhibition for children.
Fernbank puts on special activities for adults and children including summer camps, lectures, workshops, interactive conversations, family activity days, and storytelling.
Fernbank After Dark
Join Atlanta's science-minded social butterflies the 2nd Friday of every month for a uniquely grown-up after-hours experience. Start your weekend with an adventure under the dinosaurs and all around
Fernbank. Fernbank After Dark runs the second Friday of each month, January through November, and features movies in the giant screen theater, drinks, food and live music.
WildWoods and Fernbank Forest
The greatest show IS earth as you explore 75 acres of wow, including outdoor exhibits, breathtaking walking trails, a canopy walk, native wildlife and nature playgrounds. Open year-round!
Giant Screen 3D Theater
See an exciting lineup of award-winning documentaries made for Giant Screen and IMAX® theaters. It's where blockbuster excitement meets real-life science and drama on a 4-story screen.