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    Fernbank Museum of Natural History


Fernbank was a great location for a wedding reception! The space was large enough to accommodate all of our guests without feeling crowded. We got so many compliments on the uniqueness of the space! All of the staff were extremely helpful and wonderful to work with, especially our main contact Sarah Parris. She was willing to work with us on any details or ideas we had and ultimately helped to make the night better than all of dreams!

5.0/5.0
User5253288, Wedding Date: 2+ years ago

About

Fernbank Museum of Natural History is a unique wedding venue located in Atlanta, Georgia. Exchange vows next to fossils and dinosaur statues, as you experience a wedding venue that is truly from another time. Not only does the Fernbank Museum of Natural History boast a unique and historical setting, but this venue also has a professional staff and enormous space to host a huge wedding party.

Facilities and Capacity
Fernbank Museum of Natural History can accommodate up to an impressive 2,500 guests over their many event spaces. Whether you have a small or large wedding, this venue has spaces of all sizes available. Enjoy an outdoor wedding with warm lights and a classy pavilion, or an indoor area surrounded by exhibits.

Services Offered
Fernbank Museum of Natural History offers many bar services for your cocktail reception and your reception. These bar services include:
Bartenders Cash, open, or limited bar Champagne toast House beer, liquor, and wine Signature drinks Specialty wine, beet Premium liquor 

Location
Fernbank Museum of Natural History is located in Atlanta, Georgia near the Druid Hills Golf Club.

Details

Venue Type
Museum
Capacity
2500
Event Venue - Frequently Asked Questions
What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
2
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
7
Describe your venue:
Museum
Describe the style of your venue
City, Modern, Classic
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
2500
What food and beverage items are available?
Barware, Glassware
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Wheelchair Access
Business Info
What types of events do you service?
Anniversaries, Baby Showers, Bar / Bat Mitzvahs, Birthdays, Bridal Showers, Corporate Events, Debutante Balls, Eco-Friendly / Green Weddings, Engagement Parties, Graduations, Holiday Parties, LGBTQ Weddings / Ceremonies, Proms, Quinceaneras, Sweet 16s

40 Reviews

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5.0/5.0
Nancy, Wedding Date: 05/06/2017
Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

Our daughter had to get married on May 6th due to grad school schedule and who knew this was the most popular date in Atlanta to get married! We were shocked when our first venue choices were already booked 13 months out from our date. When Fernbank was available we quickly snatched it. We now realize that it should have been our first choice all along. The space they give you is amazing! Our cocktail hour was on the steps outside the museum and beautiful. The guests then went down the spiral staircase to the reception. Everyone stopped to take photos because it was stunning. We got comments like "best wedding I have ever been to," "how did you find such a cool venue?" etc. Sarah was great to work with and always smiling and ready to help us when needed. We embraced the museum and organic theme of the museum with our centerpieces, but you could also create a very formal space. It was more than we had hoped for!

Services Used: Event Venue

5.0/5.0
Chanell, Wedding Date: 04/30/2017
Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

Sarah Parris is amazing! When we met her at Fernbank a year before the date we set, we knew this was the place to go. She was incredibly responsive, always friendly and calming (the weeks leading up can be crazy stressful), and ready to give tips for ceremony/reception logistics. I cannot imagine having the wedding anywhere else. From sending us layouts, telling us what decorations were approved and allowing us to do multiple walkthroughs, Sarah was on it!

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5.0/5.0
User7477256, Wedding Date: 1+ year ago
Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

We worked with Jennifer, who isn't even their wedding contact, and she was absolutely FANTASTIC! She gave wonderful advice and was extremely accommodating. The Fernbank made our dream wedding happen. We've gotten nothing but compliments on the wedding, including that it was the best wedding they'd ever been to!

Services Used: Event Venue

5.0/5.0
User5253288, Wedding Date: 2+ years ago
Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

Fernbank was a great location for a wedding reception! The space was large enough to accommodate all of our guests without feeling crowded. We got so many compliments on the uniqueness of the space! All of the staff were extremely helpful and wonderful to work with, especially our main contact Sarah Parris. She was willing to work with us on any details or ideas we had and ultimately helped to make the night better than all of dreams!

Services Used: Event Venue

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