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Fernbank Science Center - Atlanta, Georgia

Fernbank Science Center

Fernbank Science Center offers everything from a rose garden to a planetarium -- and all for free!

Fernbank Science Center

Fernbank Science Center

Part of the Dekalb County School System, The Fernbank Science Center is located at the edge of the 65-acre Fernbank Forest in Atlanta, Georgia.

The plot of land was originally quartered off for conservation purposes and the Science Center has morphed that mission into one of conservation and education. Enjoy a breathtaking rose garden, speak to one of the specialists that are on-hand to answer questions about local flora, and take in a planetarium with shows at an extra cost.

Much of the center is located outside, so check out the local weather report before planning your trip.

The Details

Name: Fernbank Science Center

Address: 156 Heaton Park Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30307

Phone: 678.874.7102

Hours: Vary by season and exhibit, see website.

Online: Fernbank Science Center -


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