Hours of Operation

Admission to Fernbank Science Center is free of charge. This includes the exhibit hall and associated grounds, the library and the observatory. Parking is free of charge. The science center is wheel chair accessible.

Public planetarium shows are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Click here for more information.

The calendar and hours for DeKalb County School District's Fernbank Science Center vary throughout the year. Please call ahead to confirm hours. Click here for our events calendar.

Listen to our recorded information lines at 678-874-7100 or call our receptionist at 678-874-7102.

Please check our events calendar for dates that the science center is closed.

School Year (2014-15) Hours
August 4, 2013 - May 26, 2014

Library
Monday - Friday noon - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed on Sunday

Exhibit Hall
Monday - Wednesday noon - 5:00 pm
Thursday - Friday noon - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed on Sunday

Planetarium
Click here for the schedule

Observatory
Thurs & Fri 9:00 pm (or dark) - 10:30 pm
(weather permitting)

Summer (2014) Hours
May 27 - August 3, 2014

Library
Mon-Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed on Sunday

Exhibit Hall
Monday - Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday - Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed on Sunday

Planetarium
Click here for the schedule

Observatory
Thurs & Fri 9:00 pm (or dark) - 10:30 pm
(weather permitting)