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Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Beautifully kept, quiet museum

Before heading to the airport for an evening flight, my friend and I decided to check this place... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jacqueline J
Boston, Massachusetts
via mobile
We love this place.

This museum is great for kids of all ages. The displays are one of a kind, their collection of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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The Center for Puppetry Arts is a unique cultural treasure - a magical place where children and adults are educated, enlightened and entertained. Since 1978, the Center has introduced millions of visitors to the wonder and art of puppetry and has touched the lives of many through enchanting performances, curriculum-based workshops and the hands-on Museum, as well as Distance Learning and Outreach Programs.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“jim henson” (81 reviews)
“sesame street” (27 reviews)
“puppet shows” (27 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Before heading to the airport for an evening flight, my friend and I decided to check this place out. She doesn't like marionettes and thinks some puppets are creepy, so I was happy about the Jim Henson exhibit taking up a large part of the...More

Thank Jacqueline J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is great for kids of all ages. The displays are one of a kind, their collection of puppets from all over the world is truly spectacular. Their shows are always really well done and the make a puppet craft after is always a...More

Thank hbtubbs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't even know where to start! A friend and I took a weekend road trip down to Atlanta for the exhibit of Jim Henson's work at the Center for Puppetry Arts. The center was welcoming with staff scattered around to answer questions. The exhibits...More

Thank tanyap924
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took our 3 and 4 year olds and they had a great time. Spent about an hour -as there were no shows on the day we went. Impressive display of puppets and several interactive exhibits.

1  Thank Bill A
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I went for their special Labyrinth movie and Labyrinth quote along but I also enjoyed their paid behind the scenes tour and the World of Puppetry and Muppets exhibits. They have activities and programs for young children also. I was a little disappointed in how...More

1  Thank Froudian
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

If you are a fan of the Muppets, Sesame Street, and Jim Henson, don't miss the opportunity for a visit to the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta! Many of Henson's puppets are located in the center, so this is your chance to snap a...More

1  Thank Beverly954
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My husband surprised with me a date to the puppet museum. We saw the Labyrinth exhibit and learned about the history of puppets. The muppets exhibit was also a lot of fun!

1  Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I was a bit disappointed in this museum. Although it had a number of well known Jim Henson puppets, it did not provide a lot of background information or interesting tidbits, which I was expecting. The display of other puppets was even more disappointing. Also...More

1  Thank Kinalat
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Wonderfully managed program of puppetry - around for decades and only gets better. Visit the website for a list of current and up-coming programs. Many special events that are wonderful for 7-11 year olds. Programs are beautifully created and great for all ages. This is...More

1  Thank 77tr1pper
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This trip my husband and I went alone to Atlanta. We only had two items on our to-do list and this was one of them. We opted for the guided Jim Henson tour, which is half of the space. It did not disappoint. I know...More

1  Thank Kelly O
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Christine T
5 April 2017|
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Response from Izzy333 | Reviewed this property |
no just walk up to the window inside the door. you can save a couple of dollars purchasing thru their website but it is not necessary and not refundable. make sure to visit all three big rooms. I would not have known... More
Christine T
9 October 2016|
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Response from oceanquest33 | Reviewed this property |
Getting from the Atlanta airport to Puppetry is very easy. MARTA train departs from the Airport. Take the train to MIDTOWN STATION. You can walk fifteen minutes to the Puppetry from MIDTOWN STATION or call UBER for a... More
29 March 2016|
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