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Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Wonderful and Unique Puppet Center

If you are a fan of the Muppets, Sesame Street, and Jim Henson, don't miss the opportunity for a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
Fun museum!

My husband surprised with me a date to the puppet museum. We saw the Labyrinth exhibit and learned... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer W
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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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“jim henson” (79 reviews)
“puppet shows” (27 reviews)
“sesame street” (25 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are a fan of the Muppets, Sesame Street, and Jim Henson, don't miss the opportunity for a visit to the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta! Many of Henson's puppets are located in the center, so this is your chance to snap a...More

Thank Beverly954
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband surprised with me a date to the puppet museum. We saw the Labyrinth exhibit and learned about the history of puppets. The muppets exhibit was also a lot of fun!

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a bit disappointed in this museum. Although it had a number of well known Jim Henson puppets, it did not provide a lot of background information or interesting tidbits, which I was expecting. The display of other puppets was even more disappointing. Also...More

Thank Kinalat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderfully managed program of puppetry - around for decades and only gets better. Visit the website for a list of current and up-coming programs. Many special events that are wonderful for 7-11 year olds. Programs are beautifully created and great for all ages. This is...More

Thank 77tr1pper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This trip my husband and I went alone to Atlanta. We only had two items on our to-do list and this was one of them. We opted for the guided Jim Henson tour, which is half of the space. It did not disappoint. I know...More

Thank Kelly O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would highly recommend this venue for families. This is a unique and talented group that is doing an absolutely wonderful job of perpetuating this art form.

Thank Doug D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found this at the last minute before my trip amd it was well worth it. I grew up with Jim Henson movies and my inner child was screaming! Brought an 18, 13, and 11 year old and they had just as much fun as...More

Thank Emily F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank TheDadofOz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 17 July 2017

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

Thank Anne B
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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
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
29 March 2016|
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