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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 1277 traveler reviews

Another great visit

My husband and I decided to bring my parents to the Atlanta History Museum while they were in Atlanta for a visit. They absolutely loved it. It is a great museum that really educates you on the past... Read Full Review


My favorite exhibits in the Center were the Folk Art, Civil War, and Gatheround Atlanta. We also walked through the Swan House, which reminded me of the Biltmore and Monticello, but this house is... Read Full Review

If you want to understand Atlanta, don't miss this!!

This is truly worth the time, whether you are a local or visitor...or just moving here, the AHC is awesome. Allow time, at least 2-3 hours, to enjoy the shows, the stories and the displays. Add... Read Full Review

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4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 117 traveler reviews

Excellent presentation and discussion of Atlanta history, far more inclusive and reflective than one might expect given its roots in the 1920s. main... Read Full Review

My husband and I visited the Atlanta History Center this past Saturday during a visit to Atlanta for my birthday. While we enjoyed our visit, the AHC is a... Read Full Review

I hadn't originally planned on visiting this center/museum, but I'm glad I did. The center featured a very extensive exhibition on The Civil War as well as... Read Full Review

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