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Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Truly Amazing!

Aside from the puppets from around the world, the main highlight is the Jim Henson gallery. I... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
Christian C
Fairmont, West Virginia
One of our favorite places in all of Atlanta!

We have an annual membership and our family just adores the Center for Puppetry Arts. At first, I... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
Jennifer W
Berlin, Germany
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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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Hours Today: 12:00 pm - 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 8 August 2016

Aside from the puppets from around the world, the main highlight is the Jim Henson gallery. I freely admit I cried several times seeing old friends from Sesame Street and the Muppets. There are many other surprises for Henson/Muppet fans including 'Emmett Otter', 'Labyrinth', 'Fraggles',...More

Thank Christian C
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We have an annual membership and our family just adores the Center for Puppetry Arts. At first, I thought it would be weird. I'm not at all into puppets or marionettes, but it's so much more than that. The productions they put on are precious,...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 27 July 2016

You'll laugh, you'll enjoy, you'll watch your child's face as they crack up right along with the puppets! What a show! So much fun!

Thank Jodi C
Reviewed 27 July 2016

My eldest daughter (now 41) has always loved puppets. For her birthday, I got her and my grandchildren tickets to visit the Center for Puppetry Arts. I booked 2 tours, which I found out after the first tour, covered the same area and information even...More

Thank dbk1227
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Just the word Puppetry makes one think of something that is just for kids. This not the case for the Center of Puppetry Arts. Great Stories are told with Puppet and Handlers. For instance, went to see Diary of Anne Frank .... at first thought,...More

Thank oceanquest33
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This was so amazing and fun. I have always liked Jim Henson and his puppets. We saw a play there and going back for the same thing in the fall.

Thank brooke s
Reviewed 22 July 2016

It's a great place to take the kids. Be sure to go for the family series shows in addition to visiting the museum. Great customer service! Really enjoyed the show. Loved the Jim Henson exhibit. The puppet making was a real hit with the kids.

Thank Eunice O
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Great for teeny children and for any adult that is a child at heart. You can subscribe to children's shows and to adult R rated shows, and everything in between. There is also a puppet museum that includes some Jim Henson puppets, an original Madam...More

Thank Westgalady
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our time here. Great show and tour. The Jim Henson tour was great! Such friendly people working here also. Can't wait to bring the kids back when we vacation in Atlanta again.

Thank 1124sunshine
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 hours here and we were entertained the whole time. Staff is so friendly. We took in the mermaid pirate puppet show, which is excellent and well performed and written with many very entertaining props and humor also built on for parents. Then...More

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Karen K
21 November 2017|
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Response from tanyap924 | Reviewed this property |
I payed $20 but I think it can differ depending on what's being offered at the time. The website should have details.
Christine T
6 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