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Michael C. Carlos Museum

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Address: 571 South Kilgo Circle NE, Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone Number: +1 404-727-4282
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The Carlos Museum is one of the Southeast's premier ancient art museums...
The Carlos Museum is one of the Southeast's premier ancient art museums with major collections of art objects from ancient Egypt, Nubia, Near East, Greece, Rome, ancient Americas, Africa, and Asia, as well as a collection of works on paper from the Renaissance to the present.
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Hidden Gem on the Emory Campus

What a hidden gem! This museum houses Egyptian artifacts and is located on the campus of Emory University. While it is open to the public, check its website for dates and times... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

What a hidden gem! This museum houses Egyptian artifacts and is located on the campus of Emory University. While it is open to the public, check its website for dates and times. It is an informative museum with artifact types normally found in much larger museums. The Carlos is small enough to be greatly enjoyable, and large enough to offer... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is a well appointed little museum on the Emory Campus. There is a donation to get in. Lots of antiquities if you like that sort of thing. If you go, go in the summer. Otherwise there is no place to park. Or you can take the free shuttle around Emory.

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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

They have super exhibits, and nestled in Emory University's gorgeous campus. Nice quiet place that is never crowded. I have seen some truly spectacular exhibits there and the intimacy and quality was a perfect setting.

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Epic. I loved all the mummies. The whole museum was a great educational experience. I just loved it.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Collection after collection of ancient artifacts from around the world organized and presented in a manner.leading you to explore in more depth. This is a hidden treasure on the Emory Campus where you might become lost in sight and thought.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Intimate and beautiful galleries, exquisite objects, mind-boggling history... this museum delivers so much. The presentation of objects is human and real. Nothing is over done or sensationalized. The curators allow the objects to quietly speak for themselves and for history. The artifacts are well lighted and the colors and materials of the galleries are well suited to the artifacts. I... More 

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Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I loved the collections of ancient artifacts. Nice collection of mummies. There wasn't anything I didn't like.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

If you are interested in ancient Egyptian mummies, this is the museum to visit. Tucked on the Emory University campus, this isn't the easiest place to find either. I have not been to the Michael C. Carlos Museum in a few years. A new feature that is most helpful are the audio tours available to rent. The tours are on... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Came at the very end of the day but we were quite impressed with what we saw. Would definitely return for a full length visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The collection of artifacts at this museum blew me away. What an impressive collection of Roman, Greek, Mayan and Egyptian artifacts! And more ... If you get the chance to go, take it! You can get through it in about three hours.

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Additional Information about Michael C. Carlos Museum

Address: Address: 571 South Kilgo Circle NE, Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone Number: +1 404-727-4282
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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