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Fernbank Science Center

Where science becomes an adventure!


Fernbank Science Center will be closed Monday May 27 - Saturday June 1st for maintenance.

The center will have modified public hours Monday June 3 - Friday June 7.  The center will open to the public at 1:00 PM on these dates.

The science center will also be closed for the Juneteenth and July 4th holidays.

Regular summer hours begin on Monday June 10.  Click Here for Summer Hours.

Please confirm hours and closure dates on our CALENDAR prior to your visit

Plan Your Visit

Exhibit Hall Hours Summer 2024*

Monday - Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Thursday - Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM  

General admission to Fernbank Science Center is FREE! Parking is FREE!  

The center is closed on Sunday.

*Hours and closure dates are subject to change. Please check our calendar to confirm that the center will be open prior to your planned visit.

The calendar and hours vary at the center throughout the year.  Please confirm closure dates and hours on our CALENDAR before your visit.

Fernbank Science Center
156 Heaton Park Drive
Atlanta, GA 30307
Click Here For Directions

Experience the universe in 4k! Planetarium programs are offered on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  More Information >>

Join us on Thursday and Friday nights for views that are out of this world!  More Information >>

Events and Exhibits

Events and Exhibits at Fernbank Science Center
Apollo 6 Capsule
Apollo 6 Capsule
Permanent Exhibit
Honey Bees
Live! Honey Bees
See a live honey bee hive in action!

Directions to FSC


General admission to Fernbank Science Center is free! This includes the exhibit hall and associated grounds. 

Planetarium programs are $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Planetarium Information>>

The science center does not have a gift shop or cafeteria to purchase food.  Click here for local restaurants.

School groups (outside of DeKalb County) should contact the scheduler, Audrey Poole, between the hours of 8:00 - 10:00 AM and 2:00 - 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday at 678-874-7113. Please schedule at least one week in advance of your planned visit.  More Information >>

Yes.  This webpage is for Fernbank Science Center at 156 Heaton Park Drive, Atlanta GA 30307.  The science center is operated by the DeKalb County School District.  Fernbank Museum of Natural History is a private museum located at 767 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30307.


156 Heaton Park Drive
Atlanta, GA 30307

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