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 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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4.5 stars

Exceeded expectations. The Jim Crow exhibit was such an eye opener. So well presented. It helped me understand the magnitude of obstacles placed in front... Read Full Review

Oh my. What an experience. I went to see the installment 'Black Citizenship in the Era of Jim Crow' and it was amazing. So much history with pain all... Read Full Review

As an out of stater visiting the Atlanta History Center, I got a good history lesson on how the Civil War affected the state of GA. The cyclorama was... Read Full Review

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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 stars Based on 1404 traveler reviews

Local history and More

The history portion of this museum is very informative and it covers so much of Atlanta local history. From MLK meeting his wife, to the Olympic games held in Atlanta, The train's cinematic history... Read Full Review

Great Place to Learn about Atlanta!

Plently to see both outside and inside including a farmfrom the 1800's with animals! The staff was very informative and friendly gives you a great feel for Atlanta with some exhibits that you can... Read Full Review

Has potential to be better

There are a lot of information and artifacts, but it's all very disjointed. It was difficult to get through and process in such a random presentation. It would be much better if redesigned to be... Read Full Review

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