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Center for Puppetry Arts

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Who Knew Puppets Were So Cool

I didn't think much about going here but knew my wife would enjoy it quite a bit. As a child I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gabriel B
Very nicely done museum! Great for kids

This museum is beautifully laid out. There is lots of space for events or future growth. They... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sally H
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  • Average7%
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I didn't think much about going here but knew my wife would enjoy it quite a bit. As a child I didn't watch much in terms of Sesame Street, stop your judging, but found the career path of Jim Henson to be extraordinary. Take your...More

Thank Gabriel B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is beautifully laid out. There is lots of space for events or future growth. They currently have a Dark Crystal display which was a movie made by Jim Henson in the 80's. Fabulous display! The World of Puppets is a display of the...More

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was so cute. I want to do my own and have a show with my husband. We would have so much fun. I can't wait to play house with my new child when the child comes. We did this after seeing the amazing fish.

Thank heathercola
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the Center for Puppetry Arts, grandkids love it too. They a wonderful museum in addition to the show. They also provide activities in puppet making after the shows

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Incredible museum! I cannot wait to take my 9 year old back. He has a love for animation and puppetry and this museum is perfect for anyone wanting to see some really cool, original puppets!!

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take your children. Well done and fun. Thee is a lot of skill in the production. You can feel the pride of the cast and crew.

Thank Y3079LKmarks
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I visited with a group of adult friends, and we had a lot of fun! There was a lot of Jim Henson's work on display, which was of particular interest to me. The docents were very knowledgable!

Thank finklemoore
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is a wonderful museum in the heart of Midtown Atlanta. The history of puppetry section is really interesting and fun. The Jim Henson wing is spectacular - how wonderful to spend time with the beloved Muppets! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!! The is an inexpensive museum visit....More

Thank KShawnT
Reviewed 2 August 2018

One of the few puppetry centered spots in the world. The museum is amazing. The shows are terrific. Try an adult show if you can (and if you're an adult).

Thank DawnousAtl
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We surprised my 12-year old niece who was visiting from VA and although she thoroughly enjoyed it, the adults enjoyed it just as much if not more. We saw Click Clack Moo and the production was fantastic, very well done! We enjoyed seeing the museums...More

Thank SavedOne75
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30 April 2018|
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Response from KAPAtl | Reviewed this property |
This totally depends on you, and your group. We had two toddlers, and I think we spent about 1.5 hours. They have short attention spans, and we did not take in the show, which is wonderful, but an extra fee, and better for... More
Karen K
21 November 2017|
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Response from Heatherinaa | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the event it's a set price for the museam, see the website but you get in free with the purchase of a ticket to a puppet show. And you can sometimes find deals on those.
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