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Atlanta History Center

130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, 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.


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TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
4.5 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 1262 traveler reviews

Worth a trip

First time visit. Very nice exhibits, especially Bobby Jones exhibit and Barbecue exhibit. Worth a visit to see the grounds and Swann House and Smith Farm. Read Full Review

Something for everyone;Swan house, BBQ history, Bobby Jones (golf), civil war and fine coffee shop.

this place had something for everyone. You can see the a house used in the Hunger Games, learn the history of BBQ, Bobby Jone's contribuion to golf, and a great civial war section. The book store and... Read Full Review

Great Tour

I knew nothing about this place and was reluctant to go, but once we got there, I loved it! So many interesting stories and the Swan Home was beautiful. We also enjoyed seeing and reading about the... Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 111 traveler reviews

I hadn't originally planned on visiting this center/museum, but I'm glad I did. The center featured a very extensive exhibition on The Civil War as well as... Read Full Review

Every time I visited Atlanta, I visited the Atlanta History Center. So many things to see and they change their exhibitions regularly. Particularly, I... Read Full Review

What a great experience! We were a little tired and weren't sure if we wanted to go but boy am I glad we did. Swan house was really cool to see and the... Read Full Review

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