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Fernbank, Atlanta

3.1
#9 of 35 in Museums in Atlanta
Fernbank is an award-winning center of science, education, and entertainment. The museum's prehistoric exhibit stretches from the Dinosaur Plaza in front of the building to the recreated Mesozoic scene that features Argentinosaurus, the largest known dinosaur. You can explore the natural history of Georgia and other places and familiarize yourself with different human cultures from all over the world. Kids are especially encouraged to take part in interactive, fun, and educational programs. At the museum's IMAX theater, you can watch documentaries on a 22 m (72 ft) wide screen. Tickets include access to the permanent collection and ongoing special exhibits, and you can purchase them online. IMAX movies cost more. Fernbank is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Atlanta Edition.
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  • The trails in back of this museum are really cool! Pretty short and generally better for younger kids, like 10 and under I would say, but the views are spectacular and the sculptural wooden structures...  more »
  • Lots of great exhibits indoors, but be sure and wander through the woods too as it is a peaceful immersion in nature.  more »
  • over all good varied exhibits kept our interest geared for adult land child also places to rest land snak, must with family  more »
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