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Fernbank Science Center

Fernbank Science Center


Welcome to Fernbank Science Center...where science truly becomes an adventure! Please visit today and experience the Jim Cherry Memorial Planetarium and the Ralph Buice Jr. Observatory. Most activities are free and family friendly!

Hours of Operation

Exhibit Hall
Monday-Wednesday Noon - 5:00 PM
Thursday-Friday Noon - 9:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Planetarium
Thursday & Friday: 7:00 PM, 8:00 PM
Friday: 3:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM 
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Observatory
Thursday & Friday 9:00 - 10:30 PM
(weather permitting)

FSC is closed on Sunday

FSC Calendar

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Events and Exhibits

Bird Watching

Bird Watching

September 30 and October 21

Fernbank Science Center will offer two bird watching tours at Stone Mountain Park this Fall on September 30th and October 21st. If you have an interest in birds, the tours will be a great way to see and learn about birds in their natural environment.

Fun With Flashlights

Fun With Flashlights

October 28, 2017

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Apollo 6

Apollo 6 Command Module

Permanent Exhibit

The unmanned Apollo 6 Command Module is on display in the Fernbank Science Center Exhibit Hall

Aniaml Exhibit

Live Animal Exhibit

Permanent Exhibit

Fernbank Science Center has many years of experience keeping animals in captivity. Many of our animals are now on display in a live animal exhibit. There are poison dart frogs, snakes, turtles, spiders, and more.

Directions to Fernbank Science Center

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