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Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
+1 404-873-3391
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This trip was a last minute try to keep my nephew (9 yrs old). I was supper surprised that not... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
Katrina D
Atlanta, Georgia
Great for All Ages

My autistic grandson loves the Puppetry Arts Center. We have taken him there for performances since... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
Covington, 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: 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 26 April 2016

This trip was a last minute try to keep my nephew (9 yrs old). I was supper surprised that not only did he and his friend enjoy it but so did I! Would def recommend this venue for all ages - young and old.

Thank Katrina D
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My autistic grandson loves the Puppetry Arts Center. We have taken him there for performances since he was three years old. He is not almost 15 and still loves the shows. He attends their performances for autistic children but the regular performances are also great...More

Thank Bullock124
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

A very cool place to visit. Very much enjoyed the exhibits, particularly the Jim Henson collection. Tour guide was pleasant, if a bit overly dramatic, but seemed knowledge. Unfortunately did not get a chance to see a show. But overall, I feel like it is...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This place is not located near all the downtown attractions, but it had free parking. My daughter was in love with the Sesame Street exhibits and I enjoyed the Muppets. The international section was also really well done and included videos of the puppets in...More

Thank JRTNj
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The world of puppetry comes alive here. There is a wonderful Jim Henson section, plus puppets from around the world. Live puppet shows are also presented.

Thank psmjr2009
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This is a great place to visit never had been to a puppet show and I was blown away it's not just for children the talent is awesome and the museum is well done

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Took my grown son and his girlfriend here mostly as a gag, but it turned out to be a great creative learning experience. We toured the museum and saw Sesame Street characters and the muppets. It was a memory lane tour! The show at the...More

Thank Leah M
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I loved this place, it tells the story of the muppets from conception to films, Jim Henson's other creations like fraggle Rock and labyrinth. There is a second exhibition of world puppets too. Some of the interactive displays a bit sad and worn but over...More

Thank JaneMcClements
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Just saw another performance at the Center with my family, for my five year old grandson's birthday -- The Sound of Music. This may have been too serious a performance for my three year old granddaughter, but there have been many others that were more...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

We saw the "Space" show, made a puppet and toured the museum! It was a fantastic experience! The show was educational and entertaining. The staff kept things moving for everyone. The puppet workshop was a more intimate experience for kids. The school groups did not...More

Thank Sharon E
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No, we bought ours at the door when we got there.
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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
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