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

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

The piece de resistance is the Cyclorama. The film that tells the story of the creation and change of this work of art is very informative, complete with... 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

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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 stars Based on 1415 traveler reviews

Cyclorama worth the trip

Enjoyed the Cyclorama and Civil war exhibits alone made it worth the trip here. The Swan house was pleasant. Olympics display was nice. There were a few other smaller exhibits but time was not... Read Full Review

One of the Best Museums I’ve Ever Visited!

The Atlanta History Center is comprised of a museum, Cyclorama, historical Swan House and Smith Farm. The museum has various exhibits containing a large Civil War exhibit. This exhibit allowed me... Read Full Review

The best civil war display

The cyclorama and civil war display were excellent. Very informative information. The rest of the museum was okay. We spent about two hours inside. The swan house is worth seeing as well... Read Full Review

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