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Atlanta History Center

130 West Paces Ferry Rd., 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.

TripAdvisor Reviews

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4.5 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 1217 traveler reviews

Really like this place!

I love this place, and have gone a few times now. The exhibits are really interesting. It never seems to be too crowded here, which is nice. I enjoyed the civil war gallery, and touring the Swan... Read Full Review

Truly worth the visit!

A lot of interesting historical facts about Atlanta can be gleaned from a visit to this site. Located in a beautiful area of the city. It is well worth the visit and reasonably priced. Read Full Review

Civil War Section Interesting

The Civil war gallery was excellent, very informative and I like the way it was laid out. We ran out of time seeing the whole thing, I would recommend seeing that part first. Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 104 traveler reviews

AHC is a 33 acre history campus that houses several places in one: 1). history/civil war museum, 2) arboretum and gardens 3). Smith Family farmhouse and 4)... Read Full Review

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