Fernbank Science Center

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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.
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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

The Jungle Book at the Planetarium

Tuesday March 19, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Categories: Film Escape the urban jungle for a wild night under the big screen! Join us on a journey to the jungle to spotlight how we can save our own “city in the forest.” We’ll be screening the Academy Award-winning, live action film The Jungle Book alongside the Trees Atlanta team. Together, we'...
Cost: Free

Mike Mongo's Astronaut Job Fair

Monday March 18, 2019 08:00 am EDT
Categories: Kids Space athlete, Space veterinarian, Space YouTuber, even Space Fortnite will be listed as some of career opportunities presented this year at the debut of Mike Mongo’s Astronaut Job Fair as a feature event of the 2019 Atlanta Science Festival, 8am-4-pm, March 18 at Dekalb County’s Fe...
Cost: $25

Science Night Out

Friday February 22, 2019 06:00 pm EST


Fernbank Science Center

156 Heaton Park Drive

Atlanta, GA 30307


ADMISSION: $20 per student. There is a small charge to cover materials and to support Fernbank LINKS, as they continue to represent DeKalb County Schools at the FIRST Robotics Competition and Host th...
Cost: $20

Head to the Sky M. L. King Holiday Black History Celebration

Saturday January 19, 2019 01:00 pm EST
As part of our King Holiday Celebration, Fernbank Science Center and STEM Atlanta Women invite you on January 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm to meet our keynote speaker Amoy Antunet, 8 year old Neuroscience expert from Atlanta, Georgia.  At 2:00 pm visitors are invited to see the Fernbank Science Center orig...
Cost: Free

Virginia Schenck: Winter Solstice Concert

Saturday December 1, 2018 07:00 pm EST
VA celebrates the Winter Solstice by embracing the dark and allowing the light. World jazz trio, Free Planet Radio, of Asheville, NC joins her. Free Food Tastings by Sun in My Belly & Mystic Roots.
Cost: $10-$25
156 Heaton Park Drive
Atlanta, GA 30307
(678) 874-7102
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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 – 9:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: Closed