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Atlanta History Center

Closes in 21 min: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Welcome explorers of the world! If you’re looking for history, knowledge and adventure, you’ve come to the right place. The Atlanta History Center is located in one of Atlanta’s most vibrant communities where the stories and mysteries of our region...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, 10 St Nw, Atlanta, GA 30305-1380
+1 404-814-4000
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All reviews civil war exhibit swan house smith farm bobby jones the margaret mitchell house folk art turning point native americans hunger games souper jenny slave quarters centennial olympic games main museum excellent museum free admission great exhibits on display
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We liked the older cultural pieces like the pottery from North Georgia. Interesting artifacts from Bobby Jones

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 6223wolffork
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a guide for "Turning Point: The American Civil War" and it was a great exhibit. Also walked through some of the other exhibits but there was a lot to cover in the short time I had. Also of great interest to me was the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time here, and my only regret is that we couldn't get here earlier in the day. There is really so much to see that we felt rushed and really couldn't spend the time at each exhibit that we wanted to. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank smoss999
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited the Atlanta History Center this past Saturday during a visit to Atlanta for my birthday. While we enjoyed our visit, the AHC is a little all over the place. Walking in, the lobby looks beautiful and recently renovated. The first...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great! The main museum has all sorts of exhibits about Atlanta history, influences, and culture. It is concise, and has activities for all ages—there is plenty interesting for even the youngest visitor, but adults will not feel like anything has been dumbed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PhebeT_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited twice this month and now feel like we won't need to return until exhibits change or until spring arrives, which would add to the outdoor enjoyment. The exhibits inside are in redibly well done. We were there from noon until close on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Milthill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A comprehensive review of Atlanta history with well done exhibits. Train exhibit is a must. The historical full room painting was not open yet and we will go back to see it the next time we are in Atlanta. It has had a full multi...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joe R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I toured the history center there's to see so be prepared to spend some time there if your interested in the history of the city

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rjarmusik2001
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

First time visit. Very nice exhibits, especially Bobby Jones exhibit and Barbecue exhibit. Worth a visit to see the grounds and Swann House and Smith Farm.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carol B
Reviewed November 6, 2018

this place had something for everyone. You can see the a house used in the Hunger Games, learn the history of BBQ, Bobby Jone's contribuion to golf, and a great civial war section. The book store and coffee bar were awesome too! Inside and outside...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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September 21, 2018|
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Response from Ctrusso | Reviewed this property |
You do not. However, the inside and the history is very interesting, and the people there to answer question take on the role of the architect, and others, and it was one of the more enjoyable house tours we have ever... More
May 19, 2017|
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Response from a s | Reviewed this property |
they have a free parking deck
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There is an All-inclusive tickets that includes the Atlanta History Museum, Smith Family Farm, Swan House, and the Margaret Mitchell House. Adults: $21.50 Seniors (65+): $18.00 Students (13+): $18.00 Youth (4-12... More