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Michael C. Carlos Museum

571 S Kilgo Cir NE, Atlanta, GA 30322-1120
+1 404-727-4282
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Great Little Museum on Emory Campus

The Carlos Museum is a great little museum right on the Emory University campus. It has an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AndreLePlume
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Atlanta, Georgia
A Hidden Gem

I had lived in Atlanta 2 years before someone mentioned this museum. It is on Emory Campus in Druid... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hollie2324
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Atlanta, Georgia
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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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  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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571 S Kilgo Cir NE, Atlanta, GA 30322-1120
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"emory university"
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"egyptian exhibit"
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"ancient egypt"
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"greek roman"
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"michael graves"
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"nice collection"
in 7 reviews
"pre columbian artifacts"
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"check their website"
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"audio tour"
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"traveling exhibits"
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"american art"
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"permanent collection"
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"parking deck"
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"special exhibit"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Carlos Museum is a great little museum right on the Emory University campus. It has an excellent collection of Egyptian artifacts and a very good sampling of some other antiquities (Roman, Greek, Tibet, the Americas). Some of the temporary exhibits are also wonderful, as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had lived in Atlanta 2 years before someone mentioned this museum. It is on Emory Campus in Druid Hills area. Therr is ample paid parking nearby but it is a little confusing to find. You usually enter through back door as front door is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great museum with a ton of Egyptian artifacts. Really great place to spend an afternoon and the admission price is not expensive.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An intimate little museum with a nice collection. Very reasonably priced. Definitely worth a stop in!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful exhibits on Egyptian artifacts and other current exhibits... took my Grandchildren and they did enjoy and liked seeing something from another culture... They were fascinated by some of the items (the mummy's) .... and learned some thing new..

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the visit! Impressive selection in a small museum. So much better than the current High Art Museum’s exhibits as at least 2 floors are under renovation.

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

I recommend taking the free guided tour. We learned a lot about the various exhibits from the tour. Unfortunately, we took the tour at the end of our limited time and didn't have enough time to visit some sections of the museum which though the...More

Thank Tucker50
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

Why is this museum not more well known? It's fantastic! The Egyptian collection is one of the best I've ever seen. The ancient Greek collection was very nice as well. Although my first impression of the museum was that it was small, they made good...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

It was not the easiest place to get to, but worth the trip. they have great artifact from all around the ancient world. My personal favorite was seeing the mummies in the Egyptian wing of the building. I appreciate time it took to make all...More

Thank Matt J
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Great museum with displays of many areas of archeology and cultures. Special exhibits are frequent and good. Indian paper art was this small special along with a large cats in antiquity exhibit. Has one of the better Egyptian mummy and artifact ehibits. Many small rooms...More

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langee2
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Response from Lori B | Reviewed this property |
Adults: $8 Students, Seniors, and Children (ages 6-17): $6 (Children ages 5 and under free) Carlos Museum Members: Free - Become a member Emory University Students, Faculty, and Staff: Free with Emory ID Audio guide rental... More
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