card. Like most museums in Atlanta, the Fernbank Museum of Natural History has an admission fee. Watch your kids become explorers, scientists and adventurers as they discover the many wonders of the natural world through hundreds of hands-on activities, live animal displays and engaging encounters. Fernbank Observatory, if youd like to see the real night sky, Fernbank also has observatory shows that are open to the public. Another big difference is price. Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions. Insider Tips: Have a picnic and view the surrounding area - Fernbank is one of the only museums in the world to grow out of an old-growth forest.
Its also one of the largest in the United States. Giant Screen Theater: Add a Giant Screen Experience to your visit for only 8 with the coupon in your booklet (that's up to 40 off!). With hands-on activities for children of all ages, NatureQuest's multi-level clubhouse provides an immersive experience for the whole family. The Dekalb school system owns the Fernbank Science Center. The planetariums official name is the Jim Cherry Memorial Planetarium at Fernbank Science Center.