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.

Yelp Reviews

4.5 stars

As a native of Atlanta I grew up visiting the local attractions. Today I visited the AHC so I could see the Cyclorama (used to be in Grant Park) and had a... Read Full Review

My wife and I have been here 3 or 4 times and it's like a whole new experience every time. What a great way to spend your day. First of all military and... Read Full Review

Great meeting space with ample covered parking was the perfect setting for last months book discussion with Imani Perry. Professor Perry discussion focused... Read Full Review

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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 stars Based on 1433 traveler reviews

Lots to see

I spent 6 hours here, including an hour in the cyclotron exhibit which included a live introduction followed by a video. The DuBose exhibit on the civil war is filled with artifacts collected by the... Read Full Review

Cyclorama Needs More Info on How to View

I was very disappointed in the Cyclorama exhibit at the history center. There was no info on how to view given at the ticket counter, in a handout or on the museum walls. There should be directions... Read Full Review

Sparse exhibits are not worth the $25 entry fee.

The content in this center is very sparse. Clearly, some wealthy families have funded different wings, but not impressive by a long shot. At $25 for adult entry- it is grossly overpriced for what... Read Full Review

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