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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 1253 traveler reviews

Beautiful place!

We went early to be able to see everything and we did! It is a beautiful place, lots to learn, gorgeous open spaces and gardens. Take comfy shoes you walk around a lot! We had lunch at the Swan Coach... Read Full Review

Very disappointing.

We arrived around 2 on a Saturday. Were told that the outbuildings, farms and such closed at 4 so we should start there. However, all advertisement listed experiences, explanations, period clothed... Read Full Review

History of Atlanta

The venues in Atlanta are excellent, for a city of its size it is impressive what they have here. The Aquarium, zoo, garden, art museum and history center and all outstanding. While I commute here... Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 109 traveler reviews

AHC is a 33 acre history campus that houses several places in one: 1). history/civil war museum, 2) arboretum and gardens 3). Smith Family farmhouse and 4)... Read Full Review

Every time I visited Atlanta, I visited the Atlanta History Center. So many things to see and they change their exhibitions regularly. Particularly, I... Read Full Review

Great place to spend some time getting to know local history. We received our tickets free as part of scheduling a Storycorps interview, which they do... Read Full Review

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