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Atlanta History Center

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

Learn more about the history and culture of this amazing city at the Atlanta History Center. The Center has permanent and revolving exhibits including: the Centennial Olympic Games Exhibit, Down the Fairway with Bobby Jones, Civil War to Civil Rights, Philip Trammell Schultze Classical Architect exhibit, Folk Arts in a Changing World and a Metropolitan Frontiers exhibit (permanent exhibits). Traveling Exhibits change seasonally, please check the website for current exhibitions.



The museum also features tours of the Swan House, the Tullie Smith Farm and the Kenan Research Center. Regular Admission: $16.50 for adults; $13 for seniors 65+ and students 13 and up; $11 for youths 4 to 12.



Group discounts available. Group tours include complimentary admission for the tour leader and bus/coach driver, provided the group has 10 or more paid admissions. Includes complete access to the Atlanta History Museum, Historic gardens, the Kenan Research Center, as well as guided tours of the 1928 Swan House Mansion and 1860s Tullie Smith Farm.

TripAdvisor Reviews

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4.5 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 1159 traveler reviews

The highlight of my Atlanta Visit

I did not have much expectation from the place, but having visited I would say that it was the best museum I visited in Atlanta. Despite visiting on MLK day when the entry was free and place was... Read Full Review

You should go if you're visiting Atlanta

A place rich on Atlanta's history. They have stuff from the Civil war, Vietnam, and the Confederates. Also the Smith House to see how people lived in those times is very interesting. Read Full Review

Wonderful family outing!

Hidden right in Buckhead is this wonderful History Center. We loved that there were indoor exhibits as well as beautiful walking paths that took you to authentic period homes from the Atlanta area... Read Full Review

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4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 102 traveler reviews

I'm from Washington, DC - home of the Smithsonian Institute, the Mecca of museums, and I was blown away by this museum! There is SO much to see and do.... Read Full Review

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