Outside the Box

Catch these special exhibits in metro Atlanta. Most attractions recommend purchasing tickets in advance; call or check websites before you go for hours.

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Exhibition Hub, Atlanta Art Center
This immersive digital art experience brings you into Vincent van Gogh’s paintings through virtual reality, atmospheric light and spectacular sound. Through May 12.

Heart Strings: Creating Connection with the World’s Children

Pullman Yards
Through immersive storytelling and music, be transported through eight interactive zones to highlight the lives of children from around the world. April 19-May 5.

Horizon of Khufu

Illuminarium Atlanta
This immersive journey transports visitors back to Ancient Egypt with views of the Great Pyramid of Giza, exploring the intricate tombs of Pharoah Khufu and more. April 27-Aug. 18.

Spiders – From Fear to Fascination

Fernbank Museum
Crawl through the fascinating world of these often-misunderstood arachnids with more than 250 spider specimens, interactive elements, digital displays and more. Through May 5.

Disney The Little Mermaid x CAMP

CAMP Atlanta
Be part of Ariel’s world with this theatrical experience featuring Ursula’s Lair, King Triton’s Palace, the Sunken Ship and Ariel’s Trinket Grotto. Through May 5.


Tellus Science Museum
Learn how your body works and test your athletic abilities with hands-on challenges. Through May 5.

Outside the Box

Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Empower your child’s imagination with hands-on fun featuring everyday objects that are transformed into adventurous obstacle courses. Through May 5.

Alice’s Wonderland Returns

Atlanta Botanical Garden
See Alice and all of her wonderland friends as giant living plant sculptures at this outdoor exhibit. May 11-Sept. 15.

Animation Land

Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Join Tracey the pencil dog and her crew on a fantastically immersive journey creating stories using art and science. May 18-Sept. 8.

Let’s Fly! Balloon Museum

Pullman Yards
Play, touch and feel your way through this interactive exhibit, with colorful inflatables, sculptures and art. Through May 19.

EcoTinker Science Stations

Chattahoochee Nature Center
Visit interactive stations to sharpen your investigative skills and learn about community science.  Through May 31.

Flora, Fauna & Flight

Fernbank Museum
Discover how plants and animals defy gravity in this artistic outdoor exhibit with sculptures of birds, bees, butterflies and more. Through June 23.

Amber: Golden Window to the Past

Tellus Science Museum
For millennia, people have used amber to create jewelry and decorative items, but it has also become equally valued for the traces of past it may contain, including small insects, frogs, feathers and flowers. Through Oct. 27.

Patents: The Engine of Invention

Tellus Science Museum
See several miniature inventions and learn how patents helped make inventions we use every day. Through Feb. 23, 2025.

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