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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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A Hidden Treasure

We visited the museum on a Sunday & it was perfect. It's situated on the beautiful Emory University campus & offers a unique view into ancient civilizations. The collections there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia

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Marietta, GA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Nice little museum on Emory's campus. Meh, unless they are having a special exhibition of something that you and your family are specifically interested in.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We visited the museum on a Sunday & it was perfect. It's situated on the beautiful Emory University campus & offers a unique view into ancient civilizations. The collections there come from all over the world & include a collection of mummies & other artifacts from ancient Egypt. It's hard not to leave with a sense of awe for the... More 

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

If you are the least bit interested in ancient history, the Carlos Museum is a must (and a bargain). Egyptian, Greek, Roman, African, Pre-Columbian artifacts are in full display!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The Michael C. Carlos museum of Emory University was founded in 1919 and since then has grown tremendously. It possesses thousands of artifacts, from ancient times to the present. The museum preserves and exhibits arts from ancient Egypt, Asia, Africa, the Middle-East, as well as from Europe and the United States. It is currently a premier museum in the South-Eastern... More 

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San Juan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I remember going here when I was a kid and I can't wait to take my kids to the museum when they get old enough to appreciate it. Who needs to go to Egypt: you've got mummies right here!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is a great little gem in town. Take the guided tour, it's really relaxing & educational. My 8 year old daughter loves this place & my son toured the whole collection while doing a Lost Wax Casting Summer Camp there. Way cool!

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georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

what a great experience ,while my husband was a patient at the hospital, I walked the beautiful grounds and came across the museum located at the emory university and hospital.I was in aww with the Egyptian exhibit.So much to see, it was a great way to spend the afternoon, there is a small donation to enter, but if you have... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very impressive collection of ancient Egyptain and Greek art as well as African art. The bookstore has some really great coffee table books as well as scholarly works by Emory faculty. A well kept secret that should be told!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The museum is small but full of very interesting artifacts from South America and Europe. We spent an entire afternoon there and learnt quite a few things about South America that we never knew about. Very Educational for adults and kids alike.

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Suwanee, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

They have a great Egyptian exhibit. I was surprised by the extensive collection they have here in Atlanta.

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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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