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Jim Henson's family cutting the ribbon opening the doors of the new Worlds of Puppetry Museum.
(Sara Hanna Photography)

The Worlds of Puppetry Museum featuring the Jim Henson and Global Collections.



Museum tickets:
Morning and Afternoon entry times are available.

All-Inclusive tickets:
3 great activities for the price of 1: Museum entry, the Create-A-Puppet Workshop, and a Family Series Performances.

Tours are offered daily. For more information on Tours, please click here.

Tale Time Thursdays

Dive into folktales through this puppet-led storytelling experience! Gather in our Global Collection gallery Thursdays at 3pm to hear stories from around the globe.

Every Thur @ 3pm
Recommended for all ages.

Special Museum Events

Valentine's Date Night
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Center for Puppetry Arts! Learn about puppet couples throughout history in our museum exhibits, enjoy beer and wine form our cash bar, and enjoy other fun puppet-themed activities throughout the evening.

Saturday, Feb 13 @ 7pm
Ages 18+ only.

Jim Henson Trivia Night
Put your Muppet knowledge to the test at Jim Henson Trivia night! Before the game begins, freshen up on your Henson history by visiting our Henson Collection gallery inside the Worlds of Puppetry. Includes fun prizes for trivia winners!

Saturday, Mar 19 @ 8pm
Recommended for all ages.


The Jim Henson Collection

In 2007, Jim Hensonís family announced a momentous gift of puppets and props to the Center for Puppetry Arts. We are thrilled that approximately half of our expanded museum space is dedicated to the Jim Henson Collection.

This interactive exhibition follows Hensonís prolific imagination chronologically, transporting visitors through environments that typified the master puppeteerís world such as Jimís Office and the Television Studio.

In addition to learning how Hensonís characters came to life and are still performed, visitors can view iconic puppets such as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.

Creature Shop section of the Jim Henson Collection gallery
(Sara Hanna Photography)


The Global Collection

The Global Collection celebrates puppetry traditions in major cultures from around the world. Highlighting the history of puppetry in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, this Collection also demonstrates the use of the art form as a teaching and communication tool.

Organized by continent, artifacts are displayed with rich, contextual backdrops and hands-on interactives that encourage patrons to immerse themselves in puppetry traditions from around the world.

Vietnamese Water Puppetry Display in the Global Collection
(Sara Hanna Photography)

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Contact Us
Kelsey Fritz
Phone: 404.881.5130
Fax: 404.873.9907

Fulton Co. Buy One-Get One Saturdays
One free all-inclusive non-Member ticket for each non-Member ticket purchased by Fulton County residents, students, and government employees on select dates!

More information on ticket prices.