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A Fascinating Stop

The Labyrinth is my favorite movie and when I saw it in the theater for the 30th anniversary they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kiki789
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Nashville, Tennessee
Thoughtful, well-done and a lot of fun!

My brother-in-law bought us tickets to the "Cat in the Hat" production for our daughter, but, let... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MKB1701
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New York
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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...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This performance was outstanding — definitely worth 5 stars! The music/singing were top notch, and the puppeteers were flawless. Highly recommend it! And the museum exhibits were very detailed and interesting. I especially enjoyed the muppet section — I had no idea about Henson’s work...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Labyrinth is my favorite movie and when I saw it in the theater for the 30th anniversary they talked beforehand about the Center for Puppetry Arts with a Jim Henson exhibit and temporary Labyrinth exhibit. I had to go! We made a nice day...More

Thank Kiki789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the puppet show. Tickets are high but we really enjoyed it. The missid wasn’t interactive enough for young kids. We breezed through in 10 minutes. They need a better plan for weather. We were under we couldn’t use the employee only entrance that’s...More

Thank mere17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum was not interactive enough to hold an adults interest. I did like seeing Jim Henson stuff...but everything else just st not cool enough. But it is something to escape the Atlanta heat.

Thank AtlantaSocialite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brother-in-law bought us tickets to the "Cat in the Hat" production for our daughter, but, let me tell you, we all had a fantastic time. Show lasted for 30 minutes and there wasn't a dull moment. All of the exhibits and activities were really...More

Thank MKB1701
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my mother to the Center and we enjoyed the dedication to Jim Henson! It brought back wonderful memories of making shadow puppets as a kid.

Thank BuffaloShoeGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have a family membership so we can take our three grandchildren often without breaking the bank. So far this year we've seen two shows (The Cat in the Hat and Click, Clack, Moo) and the kids loved them both (ages 10, 7 and 3)....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our daughter is now twenty-six and this is still one of her favorite places in Atlanta! We have been to many workshops and performances here over the years and it is, indeed, a special part of Atlanta that not everyone knows about.

Thank Sherry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is great! We saw The Cat in the Hat performance with our 2 and 4 year old. Both were laughing and clapping, and it held everyone's attention. My favorite part was at the end of the show when they showed how they made...More

Thank justasplashof
Reviewed 8 June 2018

My family had great time here. Not only is it fun, but it is also educational. My two year old daughter really liked the show.

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peaceandchaos
30 April 2018|
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Response from KAPAtl | Reviewed this property |
This totally depends on you, and your group. We had two toddlers, and I think we spent about 1.5 hours. They have short attention spans, and we did not take in the show, which is wonderful, but an extra fee, and better for... More
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Karen K
21 November 2017|
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Response from Heatherinaa | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the event it's a set price for the museam, see the website but you get in free with the purchase of a ticket to a puppet show. And you can sometimes find deals on those.
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Christine T
5 April 2017|
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Response from Izzy333 | Reviewed this property |
no just walk up to the window inside the door. you can save a couple of dollars purchasing thru their website but it is not necessary and not refundable. make sure to visit all three big rooms. I would not have known... More
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