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Atlanta: Center for Puppetry Arts, Worlds of Puppetry Museum

1. Atlanta: Center for Puppetry Arts, Worlds of Puppetry Museum

Discover the history of puppetry in The Global Collection. The collection celebrates puppetry traditions in major cultures from around the world. Highlighting the history of puppetry in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, learn how puppets have been used as a teaching and communication tool. See puppets organized by continent, and find artifacts displayed with rich, contextual backdrops, and hands-on interactives that encourage patrons to immerse themselves in puppetry traditions from around the world.  Explore the interactive Jim Henson Collection, displaying the work of the creator of The Muppets. Follows Henson’s prolific imagination chronologically, and explore environments that typified the master puppeteer’s world, such as Jim’s Office and the Television Studio. In addition to learning how Henson’s characters came to life and are still performed, see iconic puppets such as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.

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4.4 / 5

based on 27 reviews

A hidden gem of Atlanta! The Center of Puppetry Arts showcases the marvel of puppets we all love as well as its history. There were no crowds or lines which made me feel like I had the entire place to myself. I took a walk down memory lane as I admired the Sesame Street and the Muppets exhibit. And learned more about puppetry in other countries and cultures. A lovely addition to my travels!

My son and I lovedd everything about this museum, very well put together and it really puts into perspective how important puppets really are in all cultures. Beautiful.

Good museum to check out if you love puppets. Lots of great memories of all the pieces in the Jim Henson exhibits.

such variety of puppets. a lot of information, videos and my favorite the Jim Henson collection

It is an Awesome experience. I wish they will do some presentations. The videos were helpful.