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Margaret Mitchell House

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Margaret Mitchell's one and only novel, "Gone with the Wind," was born in an apartment in this turn-of-the-century Tudor Revival mansion. Now a museum on the National Register of Historic Places, the house offers visitors a tour that tells the story...more
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990 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-3901
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Gone with the Wind is one of my favorite books and I've always been fascinated by Margaret Mitchell. Visiting the house where she wrote the book was a great experience. The memorabilia, pictures, recordings, original movie props, it was so great to be able to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Monica M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've read Gone with the Wind a few times (as well as seen the movie), so it was fun seeing the space Margaret wrote in and learning a bit about her life. The photos and original pieces really speak to her personal life. Our tour...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I haven’t even seen or read Gone With The Wind (I am reluctant to admit) but my partner wanted to come visit this place so we did. And I’m so glad as I learned a lot and really enjoyed it. We had Margaret the tour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was very nervous that I would be a bit clueless on this tour, as I’ve never read the book or seen the move Gone with the Wind (I know, I know). Our tour guide, Jonathon, however, made a great effort to make everyone feel...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came with few expectations, but appreciated the guided tour which was informative and interesting. The many photos, photo book, grounds and GWTW film center were all quite captivating.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

The home of Margaret Mitchell when she wrote Gone with the Wind is interesting because with the controversy of the Civil War and the attitudes about race relations in the books and in the country at the time of the book, i wanted hear what...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

Interesting to see the location that was restored and to hear the story behind the house and the writing and publication of "Gone With The Wind".

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

If you have read the book/seen the movie then a visit to where it all began is wonderful. The chance to sit at MM's desk and typewriter is awesome (not sure if this was actually hers or just period pieces) . The apartment is small...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

The Atlanta History Center is wonderful! The entry fee to the AHC includes a ticket (valid for 9 days) to the Margaret Mitchell House. The information and short “tour” about Mitchell and Gone With the Wind are quite interesting, but there is not much that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 5, 2019

Gone With the Wind fans must visit, Helpful tour guide and gift shop. Well worth taking time to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
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There was a parking lot across the street. Although we used a Lyft while here, we stopped here twice and both times the lot was not full. Our first time was too close to closing time so we decided to return another day so as... More
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