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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

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
4.5 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 1195 traveler reviews

Go before it's taken away

It is Atlanta's History - and please go before it is banned. It's not about opinions, it is about history. Read Full Review

Great museum in Buckhead

Visited on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Greatly exceeded expectations. Only had 2 hours and I easily could have enjoyed a half day. I toured the exhibits of the Civil War and timeline of Atlanta... Read Full Review

informative history center with fascinating artifacts

As history buffs and museum fanatics, we looked forward to visiting here during our recent week’s stay in Atlanta; it was a highlight of our trip! The “Turning Point: The American Civil War” gallery... Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 102 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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