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Center for Puppetry Arts

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Address: 1404 Spring St NW at 18th, Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
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+1 404-873-3391
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The Center for Puppetry Arts is a unique cultural treasure - a magical...

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 touched the lives of many through enchanting performances, curriculum-based workshops and the hands-on Museum, as well as Distance Learning and Outreach Programs.

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There's nothing like it anywhere else that I know of!

This is the cutest most fun and unusual way to spend an afternoon with your kiddos! There are so many good productions here! My favorite was Charlotte's Web but we've loved... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2015
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Montgomery, Alabama
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Montgomery, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is the cutest most fun and unusual way to spend an afternoon with your kiddos! There are so many good productions here! My favorite was Charlotte's Web but we've loved them all! They also have fun programs before and after the performance that are good value and educational. Great Christmas shows too! Something different to do than the Nutcracker!!!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 606 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

interesting place for a visit. good location and easy to find. Daughter really enjoyed it. I was entertained as well

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Love the location, it's nice and central, and the variety of performances every month or so makes it a nice treat for my daughter. Tickets are reasonably priced I think and comparable to what you might pay to take your kids to the movie theater. It's a better deal to get the membership plan if you would like to go... More 

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Visited the Center for Pupperty Arts.Just one comment: They are professionals. Worth every minute of the whole

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GA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

This place was ok. We couldn't really enjoy and appreciate it as this was a school field with time constraints. Older kids were not that interested in as was the smaller kids.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is a standard field trip for every elementary school in Atlanta. Your children will love the experience.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Was looking forward to touring but renovations has all but the performing area closed. Check with them after October to see if the whole facility is opened.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

What to do with a toddler in Atlanta? Visit the puppets! Actually the adults in the group had as much fun as my granddaughter. The Muppets were especially popular with our group. I was fascinated by the international puppets. Puppets definitely appeal to everyone no matter what your age. We opted not to see a puppet show because we didn't... More 

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lawyerdaggett
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

I took my 4-year old Grandson to the Center recently to see Click Clack Moo. I was so impressed with the performance. He was fascinated and smiled the whole time. I'm not sure who enjoyed it more, though. The performers were talented and engaging, and there is hidden adult humor. The theater was reasonably comfortable and upgrades are underway. I... More 

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Auburn, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

One of a tiny handful of serious puppet theaters and venues. Both children's and adult performances are artisanal and 5 star.

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