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Margaret Mitchell House & Museum

990 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 View Map

Now operated by the Atlanta History Center, the Margaret Mitchell House features guided tours of the apartment where Margaret Mitchell wrote Gone With the Wind, a Gone With the Wind movie exhibition, an exhibition showcasing the life and times of one of America's most famous authors, and the Margaret Mitchell gift shop.

Throughout the year, enjoy a variety of programs presented by the Literary Center at the Margaret Mitchell House. Designed to honor and preserve the legacy of Margaret Mitchell, the Literary Center hosts regular programs with award-winning authors, as well as annual creative writing classes for adults and youth, and community initiatives that engage younger generations in the process of writing, reading, and reciting literature, such as the Big Read and Poetry Out Loud.


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4.0 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 777 traveler reviews

They made the best of what they had—but they didn’t have much!

We happened to be walking down Peachtree when we came across the Margaret Mitchell house. We got there just in time to tag on to a tour that had just started. The guide was excellent, but she didn’t... Read Full Review

Tour Not To Be Forgotten.

My brother and I visited this landmark today. There were lots of books and T-shirts in the gift shop. During the guided tour, we learned that much of GWTW was based on Ms. Mitchell's own... Read Full Review

Clean, quiet, spacious park

Amazed at how clean it was...especially since it was right after July 4th. Water fountain show is a nice touch. Read Full Review

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4 stars on Yelp Based on 66 traveler reviews

Enjoyed my experience here at the Margaret Mitchell House. You could honestly stay here for hours given the amount of information they have posted. From... Read Full Review

Super nice stuff. Tiny little space. A lovely museum. She is really beautiful when she was young. The museum shows her wonderful life. Sadly, she... Read Full Review

The guided tour was quite interesting. The exhibition on 2nd floor was not great. Read Full Review

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