Fodor's Expert Review Fernbank Science Center

Virginia-Highland and Emory Family

The museum, a learning and activity center with connections to the county school system, sits in the 65-acre Fernbank Forest and focuses on ecology, geology, and space exploration. In addition to the exhibit hall, there's a planetarium as well as an observatory, which is open Thursday and Friday night 9–10:30, weather permitting.

Family Observatory

Quick Facts

156 Heaton Park Dr.
Atlanta, Georgia  30307, USA


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Free; $7 for planetarium shows, Mon.–Wed., Sat. 10–5, Thurs.- Fri. 10–9, Closed Sun., Free, planetarium shows $7

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