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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

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
4.5 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 1353 traveler reviews

Cyclorama - New and Improved - Very Nicely Doe

We'd seen the Cyclorama several times in it's location in Grant Park and frankly it was ALWAYS AMAZING to us! The Texas - one of the two railroad engines involved in the great locomotive chase when... Read Full Review

Really well laid out and diverse

We went expecting to spend a couple of hours but ended up spending most of the day. Really good section about the Civil War but also a diverse range of other exhibits, plus Swan house and is garden... Read Full Review

Education made easy

Had an open afternoon during our trip to Atlanta. Decided to visit the history center and Margaret Mitchell house(discount ticket if you buy both). We learned a lot about a wide range of topics... Read Full Review

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4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 128 traveler reviews

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

This place was an awesome introduction to the state of Georgia and the city of Atlanta. The Atlanta Stories Exhibit was newly renovated, and I think did a... Read Full Review

Great place to learn more about Atlanta! During my visit, I really enjoyed learning about the Cyclorama, and walking through the gardens and the Swan... Read Full Review

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