Children’s Museum of Atlanta

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A Daredevil’s Delight

Conquer your fears from death-defying heights on Six Flags Over Georgia’s thrilling rides, such as Acrophobia, Goliath, Pandemonium and more. Cool off with water rides and water slides, like Bonzai Pipelines, Tsunami Surge, Paradise Island and Calypso Bay. If you’re looking for something to do with the younger members of your family, they have their own areas with rides, such as “Looney Tunes” Adventure Camp, Rockin’ Tug and more. Round out the day with delicious eats and treats and live performances.

Step Into a Science Lab

Explore the concepts behind the brilliant work of Thomas Edison and learn more about his life in Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta. Permanent exhibitions feature food, countries around the world, creativity, science, problem-solving tools and more. Drop by the Science Bar for a hands-on STEM experiment and explore artistic abilities in the Creativity Café.

Go Fish

These spots are stocked with trout, bass, crappie, catfish, bream and carp, depending on where you go. Find information on fishing licenses in Georgia at

Pretty on Paper

Ever wonder how trees turn to paper? Learn all about the history of paper and paper technology at the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking. Explore more than 2,000 books, 10,000 watermarks, papers, tools, machines and manuscripts, along with information on history,  industrialization and environmental issues.

Be a Fashionista

Visit SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film to see Academy Award-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter’s works from “Black Panther,” “Selma” and “Do the Right Thing,” as well as Albert Watson’s fashion photography and portraits featuring Andy Warhol, Kate Moss and more.

Go on a Scavenger Hunt

Search for the more than 20 doors hidden near multiple Atlanta attractions for a fun day of city exploration. You can go on a bike tour, or create your own family hunt. Find more scavenger hunts here.

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