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High Museum of Art

1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
404 733 5000
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Ranked #14 of 188 attractions in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: This stunning, porcelain-enameled building was designed by famed architect Richard Meier and is rivaled only by the art inside. Featuring American,... more » Owner description: This stunning, porcelain-enameled building was designed by famed architect Richard Meier and is rivaled only by the art inside. Featuring American, European and African art, as well as decorative art and photography, the High Museum boasts a permanent collection of over 11,000 pieces, many of which can be viewed from different levels of the four-story, glass atrium. « less
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Tampa, FL
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96 reviews 96 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

If you even think you like photography exhibits, you must go see Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next DoorFebruary 23 - May 18, 2014, Enough said.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Doesnt matter if you are an artist or a mom with small kids, there is always something to see and do at the High. Hands on for the kids, touring exhibits let you see the masters as well as other media displayed in beautiful rooms. Exotic cars on exhibit this spring. Heading there next week. Cant wait. Dont miss.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The High Museum of Art, located in Atlanta, GA is the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States. Located on Peachtree Street in Midtown, the city's arts district, the High is a division of the Woodruff Arts Center. In 2010 it had 509,000 visitors, 95th among world art museums. My favorite times at the High are when special exhibits... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

They had some hands on exhibits that we spent awhile at. We went quickly through some of the art but overall he enjoyed it. Just the size of some of the paintings impressed him.

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Atlanta, GA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The High Museum has a permanent collection and has travelling collections -- all excellent. The folk art exhibit (permanent) is one of my favorites, as is the permanent collection of contemporary art. The building itself is lovely. It's easily accessed via MARTA -- the subway or bus -- and it's fun to visit it and then walk to Piedmont Park... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

My husband and I love visiting the High. We used to go all the time when we lived *in* Midtown, but now that we've moved to the 'burbs, we don't go as often. Even so, we still make the time to go fairly regularly because we enjoy it so much. We've been members for a few years now and I'm... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

We had memberships to the museum for many years because there is always something great to see there.

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Calgary
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Such a lovely museum to wander thru....architecturally pleasing and the exhibits are unlike any you will see elsewhere. This is a unique collection. Also wander the gardens to see the outside pieces...loved it!!! This would be a great museum for kids too.

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Columbus, Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We find something new and interesting at every visit. If we live in Atlanta, we would be going every month, because there is so much to do and see. I remember when my kids were younger, they would entertain themselves in the children's area for hours. Now they spend more time with us walking the galleries. During our most recent... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We visited here to see the sites of Atlanta while attending a weekend wedding. The collection had maybe a dozen significant pieces worth seeing. Luckily for us it was Bank of America weekend so it was free. Building is more memorable than the collection. Easy access to Marta.

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