130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305


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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 Atlanta. A world of history awaits you!

An all-inclusive, 33 acre destination, the campus features on of the nation's largest history museums, including the Cyclorama: The Big Picture experience; three historic houses; Goizueta Gardens; and the Kenan Research Center.

Historic Houses open at 11am.

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4.5 stars

I love going to museums. I'm so happy I stopped here to tour the property. There is a historical mansion that was really nice to see. It was built in 1926... Read Full Review

I can't recommend this place strongly enough! Amazing museum collection (Native history, folk arts, Bobby Jones, Civil War, Olympics, Trains, Cyclorama,... Read Full Review

I went for a special event and was impressed by the lighting and exhibits. It pretty much displays anything historical significance of atlanta /Georgia.... Read Full Review

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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 stars Based on 1453 traveler reviews

Popular place

Well organized so you can skip things you aren't interested in. Space is tight though. When it is busy, you bump into people. Read Full Review

Knowledgeable tour guide

We only had time to visit the Swan House and are very glad there was a tour given by a very knowledgeable guide. He knew details about family members and their lifestyles as well as interior-design... Read Full Review

A must see!!

Amazing educational and just all around wonderful!!! And visit the cafe. Food line from non museum folk was out the door (but moved) because it was amazing food!! Big selection of soup and healthy... Read Full Review

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