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.

Yelp Reviews

4.5 stars

Surprisingly a much bigger museum then expected - very comprehensive from Civil War to modern day. Well documented exhibits with easy to read descriptions.... Read Full Review

I like this place, there is a lot of information and the outdoor spaces are awesome. There is also an excellent coffee shop and lunch place on the premises... Read Full Review

This museum contains the famous Cyclorama of the Battle of Atlanta during the Civil War. That was the main attraction for us, having seen it in 1999 at a... Read Full Review

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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 stars Based on 1421 traveler reviews

A lot of history inside metro Atlanta

We only toured the outside houses not even going through any of the museum galleries as we were short on time. Military discount-free-is available but not advertised-one has to ask. One combo tix... Read Full Review

Must Do

This is just a wonderful place with lots of information on the history of Atlanta. All the exhibits were well thought out, easy to read and understand. Even in the fall, the gardens were just... Read Full Review

Nice Museum

I really liked this museum. I especially liked the cyclorama. That exhibit was more than just a history lesson, it was an art lesson as well. Loved the Swann House too! Would recommend. Read Full Review

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