130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305


Contact Info


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

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

Did you know AHC offers special kid friendly programming? We attended a "Magic Monday" in October. It is their annual Halloween event. They have arts and... Read Full Review

Read more reviews on

TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 stars Based on 1401 traveler reviews

Terrific museum.... well worth your time.....

The highlight was certainly the gentleman portraying the architect of the home who stayed in character the entire time he share his knowledge of the home and the family who lived there. Read Full Review

Great window on the History of Atlanta

Terrific venue for large gatherings. Great and small spaces. And, the world famous “Cyclorama “ is now housed there, a far better place than Grant Park’s creaky old building. Read Full Review


If you are looking for a place where to learn about the Civil War of the United States, this is the place! Excellent videos and exhibitions with relevant material. I suggest to hire the audio guide... Read Full Review

Read more reviews on Write a Review ©TripAdvisor 2020