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Atlanta History Center

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Address: 130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, 10 St Nw, Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone Number: +1 404-814-4000
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12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Over the next year, we will be expanding and improving the main museum...
Over the next year, we will be expanding and improving the main museum entrance and admissions area, including the addition of a new cafe and gift shop, all set to open Summer 2015. In the meantime, history is still happening here! During construction: The West Paces Ferry Road entrance will be closed to vehicular traffic. Guests should enter the History Center from Andrews Drive (3299 Andrews Drive NW). The admissions desk and museum gift shop will be temporarily located inside McElreath Hall. The AHC's exhibits, historic houses, and gardens will remain open 7 days a week, and our monthly programming will continue as usual during construction. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to improve the Atlanta History Center. The Atlanta History Museum is located at the Atlanta History Center. The Atlanta History Center also features the Swan House mansion, Smith Family Farm, the Margaret Mitchell House, the Centennial Olympic Games Museum, and five permanent exhibitions. Last historic home tours begin at 4pm
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Great place for Art Exhibitions, well worth a visit to amble round and take in all it has to offer, would defiantly go again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Great place for Art Exhibitions, well worth a visit to amble round and take in all it has to offer, would defiantly go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

If you are a fan of Civil War history, then this is the place for you. Excellent exhibits and artifacts from that tumultuous time in our history. A must see in Atlanta.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed our visit to the Atlanta History Center. The museum is large and yet some of it was in renovation mode at the time of our visit. We enjoyed the Civil war displays and found it interesting. We also toured the Olympic games displays when the games were in Atlanta. Many other things to see on the same grounds such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Very well documented museum, interactive and perfect for all ages, even kids thanks to short movies and real life reconstructions

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Conn., United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Beautiful city that needs a little rebirth. Center of city has a lot of good places to eat put lack that southern soul.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The Atlanta History Center is an ideal venue that is best reached by connecting to West Paces Ferry from Piedmont Road taken across Peachtree, because it is close to Peachtree. Ignore directions that take you from the highway as it is too traffic heavy and slow. The Atlanta Veterans Park that is a new addition to the front corner has... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Enjoyed this center very much. Visit the houses first because they close earlier than the museum. The folks in period costumes were wonderful, but I know they had to be very hot on that steamy day. The exhibits are all well done. There is a lot of walking, some on gravel-type surfaces, so if you are not sure-footed, you might... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Definetely worth the trip! If you like history - the museum will not disappoint you. The other houses they have are wonderful and the actors love to interact with you. Its fun for the whole family!

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Key West, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Have heard of Swan House and decided to take a few hours to go and visit the History Center to tour. We didn't go until early afternoon and could have spent so much more time here. Can truly be an all day adventure. The main house is where we spend most of our time. I love architecture and stepping back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

What an unexpected surprise! 33 beautiful wooded acres, a farm, a great mansion, plus some of the best exhibits we've seen - the civil war one was terrific! We never got over to the Margaret Mitchell house but it's included in the price. We'll worth the visit!

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Additional Information about Atlanta History Center

Address: Address: 130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, 10 St Nw, Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone Number: +1 404-814-4000
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 16

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