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 Atlanta. A world of history awaits you!

An all-inclusive, 33 acre destination, the campus features on of the nation's largest history museums, including the Cyclorama: The Big Picture experience; three historic houses; Goizueta Gardens; and the Kenan Research Center.

Historic Houses open at 11am.

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4.5 stars

I Loved visiting here! The exhibits are super informative and the Cyclorama is especially impressive. They provide a very balanced viewpoint on Atlanta... Read Full Review

After almost seven years and multiple return visits (examples: and... Read Full Review

As a native of Atlanta I grew up visiting the local attractions. Today I visited the AHC so I could see the Cyclorama (used to be in Grant Park) and had a... Read Full Review

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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 stars Based on 1441 traveler reviews

Great way to spend a day in Atlanta

Loved the Atlanta History Center! Thank you for free, easy-to-access parking and wonderful exhibits. The Cyclorama was so much improved from its days at Grant Park. It is quite the masterpiece and... Read Full Review

Amazing museum, grounds and historical home (Swan House)

This museum is close to Buckhead and is a gem of a place to visit. We went with our family of 4 (2 teenagers). The exhibits are exceptional on the history of Atlanta and the Civil War. The Swan... Read Full Review

Nice museum

We visited the Atlanta History Center and it was nice. The main center had some nice exhibits. The Cyclorama was good. They play a 12 minute video that goes over the history of the Cyclorama and it's... Read Full Review

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