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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 1326 traveler reviews

More interesting than I expected

Walk through a 1928 mansion in restored condition. Found the exhibits in the museum more interesting than I expected. Could have stayed longer than we did. Read Full Review

The Panorama was aweseome!

Great trip to the Atlanta History Center. The docents were very knowledgeable and the content of the exhibits were very interesting. Having a Souper Jenny at the History is a bonus, as there were... Read Full Review

Very Disappointed in the Cyclorama Presentation

We eagerly awaited the restoration of the Cyclorama, but are sorely disappointed. The restoration itself is wonderful, but the presentation is not. After everyone is up the escalator and settles into... Read Full Review

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4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 126 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

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

Not a huge fun of museum. Really wanna be there to see the swan house. Bought the ticket while getting a free ticket to Michelle's house. Hmm..... Read Full Review

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