Best Family Memberships in Atlanta
Annual family memberships are a great way to save money when kids want to visit their favorite attraction again and again. They usually pay for themselves within two visits or less. A membership is also a great way to show your support for Atlanta’s local museums and attractions.
Beyond those jaw-dropping dinosaur bones, Fernbank has discovery areas, traveling exhibits, kid-friendly events and a giant screen theater. WildWoods includes a playground, elevated walkways and stroller-friendly walking trails. Family membership includes: admission for two adults and four kids; discounted admission tickets for six accompanying guests. Family memberships start at $130.
The biggest American organization dedicated to the art of puppet theater includes a hand-on puppetry museum and numerous live puppet performances. Family membership includes: Free museum admission, invitations to member-only events, advance-notice ticket purchase for puppet performances and a membership puppet. Family memberships start at $110.
Amazing nature adventures, discovery and experiences happen with a membership to the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Family membership includes free admission for two adults and up to four children; guest passes for four people; access to member-only events; free or reduced admission to other nature centers. Family memberships start at $90.
Atlanta boasts the world’s largest aquarium and includes adorable penguins, Beluga whales, whale sharks and trained dolphins. Family membership includes: Free admission for four family members; members only discounts and events. Family memberships start at $285.
Discover art and archaeology from five continents and nine millennia at the Carlos Museum. Visitors can explore and create their own art adventure with family guides, SmARTy Packs, Sunday Fundays, workshops, and camps. A family membership is $100 and includes free admission for two adults and all children in the household, two guest passes, discounted prices on special events, and more.
MODA is dedicated to the study and celebration of all things design. Visit for a variety of exhibitions on engineering, crafting, 3D printing, and robotics as well as classes and programs. A family membership is $120 and includes free admission for up to six family members, $5 guest admission tickets, free MODA Member events, discounts on MODA programming, and more.
Dig for gems and fossils, visit a solar house, marvel at dinosaur fossils and much more in this hands-on museum for science and technology. Family membership includes: Unlimited admission or two adults and all children under age 18; four planetarium tickets; reciprocal benefits at other science centers. Family memberships start at $110.
Close encounters with exotic animals are just the start – the zoo offers two playgrounds and a splashpad, a train, a carousel, and keeper talks and events year round. Family membership includes: admission for two adults and four kids; 10% discount for accompanying guests, and discounted all-ride wristbands. Family memberships start at $139.
Atlanta’s urban oasis is home to expansive and unique plants and trees and an interactive Children’s Garden. Family membership includes: admission for two adults and their children at the Atlanta and Gainesville gardens; four guest passes; invitations for members-only events, reciprocal privileges at other gardens. Family memberships start at $115.
Learn about the history of Atlanta and the South through visits to award-winning exhibitions, historic houses, gardens, interactive activities and a variety of year-round adult and family programs. Family membership includes: Free admission for two adults and four children; two guest passes, plus invitations to members-only events. Family memberships start at $99.
This cultural attraction connects the American Civil Rights Movement and today’s Global Human Rights Movement through galleries that tell the story of the struggles. Family membership includes: admission for two adults and four children, three guest passes, members-only previews, and discounts on select programming. Family memberships start at $120.
This holiday season, give the gift of imagination and curiosity to a child in your life! A one-year Children’s Museum of Atlanta Membership provides a lifetime of memories. Purchase your gift membership online. Family membership includes admission for two adults and four kids; 10% discount for accompanying guests; four vouchers valid for $5 museum admission; and reciprocal privileges. Family memberships start at $139.
Visit the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame for a fun way to learn about college football players, team history and much more through giant touch screens, a playing field and displays. A family membership includes admission for two adults and three children, two all-access passes and invitations to season pass holder events. Memberships start at $150.
Older kids will appreciate the impressive exhibits and younger kids will love the Greene Family Learning Gallery with drawing stations, foam building blocks and a craft wall. Family membership includes: admission to museum collections, special exhibitions weekday programs; four guest passes; $5 admission tickets for up to five guests per visit. Family memberships start at $125.
Interactive exhibits in this children’s museum spark the imagination of kids ages 2-12 with role-playing and hands-on adventure. Family memberships start at $130 and include admission for two adults and four children, four one-time use passes and discounted admission to other children’s museums.
Young engineers and LEGO enthusiasts have plenty of opportunities to build and create and they’re fascinated by the designs of master builders. Annual passes include: admission for a year; 40% off admission for guests; discounts in the café, LEGO store and on birthday parties. Annual Passes start at $45 per person.
This botanical garden has 15 themed garden spaces, including a bonsai collection, hydrangeas, camellias, roses and more. Family membership includes admission for two adults and up to four children, eight single-use passes, and early registration for the garden’s annual Easter Egg event. Family memberships start at $75.
Explore the history of the Civil War, including The General locomotive, made famous during the Great Locomotive Chase of 1862. The Jolley Education Center offers numerous hands-on and interactive exhibits that are fun for the entire family. Family memberships start at $75 and include admission for two adults and all dependent children, and a discount on museum purchases.
This sanctuary has deer, vultures, a petting yard, a barn yard, bears, lemurs and more. The owners are committed to providing the resident animals the best life possible. A family membership is $150 and includes admission for a family of 4.
At the newly opened SeaQuest attraction, you’ll find 20,000 square feet of exotic mammals and aquarium fish from five continents. A passport membership is $49.99 per person and includes admission to any SeaQuest location, expedited entry, feeding tokens, and a discount on guest admissions, special programs and events.