Looking for things to do in Atlanta? Try Candytopia! It’s one of the best interactive museums in Atlanta! And it’s great for kids and adults!

If you’re looking for things to do in Atlanta, you have to try the Candytopia museum!

It’s one of the best interactive museums in Atlanta. And it’s perfect for families.

You can enjoy this indoor exhibit year-round. And it’s great for reunions or a weekend trip.

And, yes, there are samples!

Here’s everything you need to know about this amazing Atlanta museum!

Candytopia Atlanta Museum Review

Woman in front of colorful exhibit at an art museum in Atlanta.

Today I got the chance to experience Candytopia! This blog post is sponsored by Candytopia but all opinions remain my own.

Candytopia is an interactive museum and experience filled with candylicous objects.

It was was birthed out of love for sugary sweets, and most of the art is made from or inspired by candy. I’m completely amazed at what I saw.

Cost

Not only is Candytopia one of the best unique interactive museums in Atlanta, it’s also one of the most affordable!

Adult tickets are just $28. Children 4-12 cost $20. And children 0-3 are free with no ticket necessary.

And the experience is definitely worth every penny!

You can purchase group tickets for up to 12 people through the website. And if you need tickets for a larger group, simply contact, kisses@candytopia.com.

My Favorite Activities and Pieces

The Marshmallow “Ball Pit”

Woman in jet-puffed marshmallow pit with fluffy faux marshmallows.

Georgia on My Mind

Ray Charles Georgia on My Mind art piece made out of candy.

Cardi B

Woman stands in front of an art piece made out of candy featuring Cardi B.

Atlanta Braves

Woman poses under an Atlanta braves baseball hat art piece made out of candy at a museum.

How Long Does it Take?

Your tour will take about an hour. But, you can visit the gift shop and enjoy the the Candytopia lounge for as long as you want!

Insightful Takeaways from my Candytopia Experience

Woman plays on a 3D illusion swirling interactive art piece in an Atlanta museum.

I told a few people that I would be going and was met with “What? Isn’t that for kids?” That didn’t faze me! I got my golden ticket and walked right through the doors.

I looked around, and I actually was among children, but I realized that when we take a moment to observe them, we can learn a few things that help make life “sweeter”.

Here is what they can do better than adults! 

1 – Be Stress-free.

I just remember being a child being carefree having fun, never having to worry about laundry, bills, or any of that stuff! Honestly something so liberating now that I think about how so much of my worries transferred to my mama or daddy while growing up. Just because I’m an adult now it doesn’t mean that I can’t enjoy some of the things I wanted to enjoy as a child. Sometimes I think that we forget that life can be fun, and life can be enjoyed. Really sometimes happiness can be found in the simplest things.

2 – Kids don’t sweat over the small stuff and they don’t stress.

They leave that up to other people. Children have a unique ability to do some things that we lose when we become adults. They often lose themselves in the moment. I think one of the main things is absolutely not caring about what people think. As a child before you became aware of other children and their families and the things that they have [social contructs] you kind of floated around in your own little world. I’m sure you cared about your brother picking on you about your dress, but he shared his candy, and all was well.

3 – Be Honest. [Like Cardi]

While I was at the Candytopia experience today, one little girl told me that she “loveeddd my purse”. She absolutely could not stop talking about it. Kids don’t have any preconceived notions about society or the world around them for the most part. And for the most part, you were brutally honest and you didn’t care about what people thought about what you said as a child either. Literally, an entire show was dedicated to kid saying the darnest things! I’m not saying that you should go around hurting feelings but I think you should be completely honest when people ask you things. There is absolutely value in that as adults. Sing me something, Ray.

4 – Be Playful.

Kids have fun when people are looking and they don’t care who’s looking. It kind of reminds me of my mom she loves to have fun when the environment calls to have fun, of course. Laugh, dance, and live on the edge.  The Candytopia hosts were dressed in blue or white candy jumpsuits and were very energetic! Of course, I also saw so many kids living their best life and they weren’t worried about taking a selfie.

They weren’t worried about who was looking at them play. They literally just played uninterrupted and unbothered with anybody else. As adults, we don’t get to play as much anymore, but we should definitely think about living our best life and not worry about anybody or even going back-and-forth with them, lol.

As a child, if things got rough you would literally say “ok” or would just go find another way. When you are around three, four, or maybe even five you didn’t worry about who didn’t want to play with you! You ate candy, played a made-up 1 person game if you needed to, and all was well. I’m always saving my brother!  Peace Up. A-town Down. This hat is made with 2,200 grams of sugar.

5 – Be Risky.

Children live on the edge- and often. When was the last time you lived on the edge? That could range from flying on an airplane, jogging around your neighborhood, or traveling to a new place alone. Kids are not afraid to do things that people tell them not to do. Partly because they don’t know the danger or risk, but they do understand that satisfaction or reward might overcome that! We should definitely take note.

Other Interactive Museums in Atlanta

Woman next to an art piece featuring pigs with wings at an Atlanta museum.

Here are some other fun interactive museums in Atlanta to check out:

  • Chick-fil-a College Football Hall of Fame
  • Original Selfie Museum
  • 29Rooms Atlanta
  • Trap Music Museum
  • Girl Boss Headquarters Museum
  • High Museum of Art
  • The Black Hair Experience
  • Fernbank Science Center

Final Thoughts

I can truly say that after experiencing Candytopia today, I’m really committed to living on the edge while having more fun! Have you ever been to a place or had a fun experience that made you feel like Candytopia? Comment below!

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