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Atlanta History Center

130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305 View Map

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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TripAdvisor Reviews

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4.5 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 1370 traveler reviews

A truly fascinating day

We were told there was nothing much worth seeing in Atlanta, but that is just so wrong! We spent 5 hours here, and could have spent longer. It offers everything for a great day - woods to walk in... Read Full Review


Great place a must visit when innAtlanta. Very informative . The atmosphere is clean and safe. Love it! Read Full Review


This place was awesome! Great way to learn the history of Atlanta. The back half outside in the back was my favorite. The Swan house was lovely and reminded me of the European homes. But the farm was... Read Full Review

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4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 131 traveler reviews

Since we had Labor Day off we thought let's go somewhere different . We chose the atlanta history center . Haven't been there in a long time and always hear... 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

I had wanted to check the Cyclorama out after its relocation / restoration. When I had checked a few months ago, it was always sold out. So I finally made... Read Full Review

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