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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

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4.5 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 1310 traveler reviews

Went to see the Cyclorama Battle of Atlanta

These paintings are a monumental work of Art. This painting depicts just one event but the perspective is phenomenal. I have been to Vicksburg and Gettysburg ,both eye opening. After seeing this and... Read Full Review

Interesting history of Atlanta plus the Civil War Cyclorama

Some friends of ours were in town, both enjoy history, so this was perfect for us. I ordered the tickets online, since the Clyclorama is a timed ticket. Our main focus was to see the Cyclorama, a... Read Full Review

Great time

Enjoyed the day with family. Every part of the place was impressive. Felt like we were in another world just getting there. Houses and yards were just as impressive. Read Full Review

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4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 123 traveler reviews

Not a huge fun of museum. Really wanna be there to see the swan house. Bought the ticket while getting a free ticket to Michelle's house. Hmm..... Read Full Review

An Atlanta native, this is one stop I'd not ever made, but with the opening of the restored Cyclorama, it was time to make a visit. Overall my experience... Read Full Review

Surprised to spend so much time at the Atlanta History Museum with my daughter. Even more surprised to find this large history center in prime real estate... Read Full Review

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