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Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Perhaps Atlanta's Best Kept Secret for Kids

My Daughter and I visited Atlanta with many other things in mind to see, the zoo, aquarium... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Beacon, New York
Interesting exhibits

Came here with the express purpose to see the Jim Henson / Labyrinth special display. It was... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Valdosta, 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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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 30 July 2017

My Daughter and I visited Atlanta with many other things in mind to see, the zoo, aquarium, Fernbank museum, etc.. This was on the list, but was not a primary draw to the city for our vacation. My daughter loved it. Of all the things...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Came here with the express purpose to see the Jim Henson / Labyrinth special display. It was enjoyable to see the smallish display of props/puppets/costumes from the movie. They had it laid out well with great info boards and videos. The rest of the museum...More

Thank wanderingkale
Reviewed 18 July 2017

My nieces and their children truly enjoyed this experince. If you love puppetry, you will love the shows here.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I grew up with the Muppets and all things Jim Henson. Seeing the exhibit dedicated to him was worth the trip alone. Seeing the puppets from across the globe was icing on the cake. Being able to see a special exhibit on Labyrinth was a...More

Thank andrewacrowe
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This place is worth checking out for the special events it hosts. I once went to a screening of the Labyrinth and saw the original puppets used, and they also had a ball with a Labyrinth them. The events are fun, interesting and unique, so...More

Thank Melanie A
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

If you love Jim Henson productions, you must visit. I am a lifelong fan of EVERYTHING Henson. The exhibits touched my heart. The performances are wonderful as well.

Thank Smoocheee
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We loved being members at the Center for several years. They have great engaging performances with a good discount for members, and the puppet workshop afterwards upstairs. The visiting troupes in summer are also very good, and the free movie nights for members are lots...More

Thank Olga S
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I am a complete Jim Henson fan! See chacters from Sesame Street, his movies including the Labyrinth exhibit... I was ecstatic! My 13 year old was loving the Tim Burton items as much as I was and the puppets from around the world, incredible!!! It's...More

Thank Chef Alyson N
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We went here on a rainy day (after employees graciously switched our tickets) and I couldn't believe how great it was! My husband and I got a kick out of the Muppets and Labyrinth exhibits and the kids loved playing with the puppet set and...More

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We went to the Center for Puppetry Arts while visiting family in Atlanta. We enjoyed the show and then went through all of the museum exhibits. The world puppets were interesting, but the Jim Henson area was a trip down memory lane. It's a great...More

Thank debvanz
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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