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Atlanta History Center

130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305 View Map

The Atlanta History Center is located in one of Atlanta’s most vibrant neighborhoods where the stories, mysteries and crusades of our region thrive. The 33-acre experience features award-winning exhibitions, historic houses, enchanting gardens, interactive activities and a variety of year-round adult and family programs. Inside and outside of the buildings, discover the magic, meaning and context that gives rise to a multidimensional, shared understanding of our city. A world of history awaits you!

The all inclusive general admission ticket includes access to the following:

  • Atlanta History Museum
  • 1860s era Smith Family Farm property 
  • 1928 Swan House mansion 
  • 22 acres of gardens

Admission to the Midtown Campus, the Margaret Mitchell House, is included if visited within 9 days.   

Regular Admission: $21.50 for adults; $18 for seniors 65+ and students 13+; $9 for youth 4 to 12. 

Visit the Atlanta History Center website for information on additional tours and group discounts.


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TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
4.5 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 1384 traveler reviews

The Cyclorama if the Battle if Atlanta 1864 is ‘must see’

Highly recommend the whole history centre which is set in beautiful grounds but if you have an interest in the history of the American Civil War then the depiction of the key Battle if Atlanta and... Read Full Review

It's worth it for the Cyclorama and Swan House

The museum itself was okay. The Cyclorama was pretty cool and the history behind it was interesting. We also enjoyed wandering around the Swan House and grounds. Included in our ticket was the... Read Full Review

History presented

The exhibits are beautifully done. So much history presented and it is right on! Too rushed thru the Cyclorama presentation but that might have been because it was the holidays. Read Full Review

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4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 134 traveler reviews

Since we had Labor Day off we thought let's go somewhere different . We chose the atlanta history center . Haven't been there in a long time and always hear... Read Full Review

my husband and i have always felt like we were born into the wrong century... so we're extra fascinated with the old, and the atlanta history museum was a... Read Full Review

Did you know AHC offers special kid friendly programming? We attended a "Magic Monday" in October. It is their annual Halloween event. They have arts and... Read Full Review

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