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Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Not Just for Kids, If you Enjoy Puppets, GO!

I took my mother to the Center and we enjoyed the dedication to Jim Henson! It brought back... read more

Reviewed today
BuffaloShoeGirl
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Georgia
A wonderful place to take the grandkids

We have a family membership so we can take our three grandchildren often without breaking the bank... read more

Reviewed yesterday
drmac2012
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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.
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  • Average7%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
Midtown
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+1 404-873-3391
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Reviewed today

I took my mother to the Center and we enjoyed the dedication to Jim Henson! It brought back wonderful memories of making shadow puppets as a kid.

Thank BuffaloShoeGirl
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Reviewed yesterday

We have a family membership so we can take our three grandchildren often without breaking the bank. So far this year we've seen two shows (The Cat in the Hat and Click, Clack, Moo) and the kids loved them both (ages 10, 7 and 3)....More

Thank drmac2012
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Reviewed yesterday

Our daughter is now twenty-six and this is still one of her favorite places in Atlanta! We have been to many workshops and performances here over the years and it is, indeed, a special part of Atlanta that not everyone knows about.

Thank Sherry B
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is great! We saw The Cat in the Hat performance with our 2 and 4 year old. Both were laughing and clapping, and it held everyone's attention. My favorite part was at the end of the show when they showed how they made...More

Thank justasplashof
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family had great time here. Not only is it fun, but it is also educational. My two year old daughter really liked the show.

Thank Priscila S
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

I volunteered here when I was in high school, and I must say, I have no regrets in doing so. I was able to see one of their shows and although this had to have been more than 7 years ago, I still remember the...More

Thank Kayla S
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

It was so much fun going through the museum. If you grew up with the Muppets, Sesame Street and the wonder of Jim Henson's imaginiation this is a must see in Atlanta.

Thank missadrienneleigh
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We took our 7 year old for her birthday. I was worried my 12 year old would think the puppet show was too kiddie, however we were all blown away by the performance. It was like watching a play and a puppet show in one....More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This was my first trip to the museum. I highly recommend it for all ages. I throughly enjoyed the nostalgia of Jim Henson’s life and my 9 yr old niece loved seeing and learning about puppets from other countries. The show was about how I...More

Thank Carole L
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Museum has excellent exhibits on Jim Henson and puppetry in general. Would have liked some more interactivity and some video in the general section, but it was well worth the hour we spent there.

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peaceandchaos
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
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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.
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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
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