Frequent Questions

Are Fernbank Science Center and Fernbank Museum of Natural History the same?

No. Fernbank Science Center is an instructional unit of the DeKalb County School System.  Fernbank Museum of Natural History is operated as a private not-for-profit organization by Fernbank, Inc.  The two institutions have worked closely together on a variety of projects. Please see the Fernbank Museum of Natural History website at www.fernbankmuseum.org

How do I find out about employment at Fernbank Science Center?

Fernbank Science Center is an agency of the DeKalb County School System, the System's Human Resources Department handles any job openings. All applications are submitted electronically. Search under Fernbank Science Center at http://pats.dekalb.k12.ga.us/

How do I schedule a group visit to Fernbank Science Center?

Please call our scheduler Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Phone: 678-874-7113

How do I schedule a special presentation by a Fernbank Instructor for my group?

DeKalb teachers: please start by contacting your school's Fernbank representative. Others, please start by calling 678-874-7102. The receptionist will refer your request to the appropriate department.