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Giant Screen Theatre

Giant Screen Theater 

Fernbank’s NEW Giant Screen Theater provides a truly immersive experience through a state-of-the-art 4K laser projection system with both 2D and 3D capabilities. Join us for a stunning lineup of award-winning, science-based films, taking you from the outer limits of space to the deepest depths of the ocean and beyond. 

Purchase tickets online or by calling 404.929.6400. Please be aware that some shows do sell out and may not be available.


Now Showing

Amazon Adventure 3D

Amazon Adventure 3D

Showing May 20 – September 29, 2017*

10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Evening show times available monthly during Fernbank After Dark.

Experience the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates' fascinating 11-year journey through the Amazon rainforest as a young man working to unravel a great scientific mystery. See mind-boggling examples of camouflage and mimicry in the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon and be inspired by Bates' endless curiosity and determination to explore the wilds of nature. Run time: 45 minutes

Titans of the Ice Age

Titans of the Ice Age 2D

Showing June 17 – August 27, 2017* 

11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm (no 11am or 1pm shows on July 22)
Evening show times available monthly during Fernbank After Dark.

Take an unforgettable journey back in time to the beautiful and otherworldly frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. This new giant screen film transports viewers to an ancient world of ice, the dawn of our species, a time when humans shared the tundra with majestic woolly beasts. Run time: 40 minutes

Make the most of your visit with a COOL Adventures Value Pass to see this film and the special exhibit, Mammoths and Mastodons.

Dream Big 2D

Showing July 22, 2017*

11am, 1pm

Special screenings presented in conjunction with Fernbank’s Summer STEM Day. Soar above the world’s tallest bridge and travel at speeds approaching 700 mph in a new giant screen film that explores engineering marvels both large and small, ancient and modern. This global adventure reveals the compassion and creativity that drive engineers to create better lives and a more sustainable future.

Grand Canyon Adventure 3D

Showing August 11, 2017*

8pm, 10pm

Special screenings presented as part of Fernbank After Dark: Ecology + Mixology on Friday, August 11. Take an exhilarating river-rafting adventure down the Colorado River in the company of a team of explorers who are committed to bringing awareness to global water issues.


Coming Soon

Stay tuned! We’ll announce new films soon.


Fernbank After Dark

Experience a new way to Museum at Fernbank After Dark. Offered the 2nd Friday of each month, this new monthly series for ages 21+ features fun science activities, exclusive after-hours Museum access, live music, craft beer and cocktails, and films in the new Giant Screen Theater.**


The Gift of Learning

The all-new Giant Screen Theater upgrades are made possible by a generous gift from local entrepreneur and lifelong advocate of learning, travel and natural history, Dante Stephensen.

Stephensen’s commitment to inspiring youth for generations to come will be fulfilled by Fernbank’s incredible new state-of-the-art theaters.

Film by Jef Bredemeier.


*All films, dates and show times are subject to change without notice.
**Martinis & IMAX is no longer offered.