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Jimmy Carter Library & Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM
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Great historical tour & gardens

Great historical tour & gardens. Lots of great information on Jimmy Carter's life and presidency... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Atlanta, Georgia
Best yet

We’ve been to six other Presidential Libraries and have come to expect each one is dedicated to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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The Carter Presidential Library and Museum re-opens October 1, 2009 as an all-new,state-of-the-art museum tracing the life and work of President Jimmy Carter, from his childhood in Plains to the work he and Mrs. Carter do around the world to promote...more
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441 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1496
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great historical tour & gardens. Lots of great information on Jimmy Carter's life and presidency. Don't skip extra time walking around the gardens.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been to six other Presidential Libraries and have come to expect each one is dedicated to presenting their subject in the best possible light. The Carter Library does this too but in a subtle way that does not try to rewrite history, merely makes...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could have stayed longer. New regard for Jimmy Carter as a Naval Academy grad, community leader in Plains, politician and POTUS. What a contrast to POTUS in office today.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

This visit capped off my tour of Presidential Libraries! All 13! (an accomplishment honored by a beautiful Presidential Seal glass paper weight presented on the spot ) Didn't realize when I started how interested and involved I would get in seeing each museum. I now...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

A wonderful Museum with so much information on American History and President Carter. Relly worth a visit when in Atlanta.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Melina v
Reviewed January 6, 2019

President Carter has so much history of Georgia and his administration in the library. Take time to read the descriptions and study the pictures. There is so much history of our time here. And if possible, don't miss visiting the gardens.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bill_Atlanta2948
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library is a very sober tribute to our 39th President. His career and current works are well chronicled. The facility itself is smaller than most Presidential libraries. I think the foundation took a very frugal approach when building this exhibit. That...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

We enjoy going to different presidential libraries. This was nice. Had a lot of interesting things. Beautiful grounds as well. Also a cafeteria which was small with not a lot of food options.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rebecca O
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The Presidential Library and Museum is a wonderful place for everything from research (archival) to walking the grounds of the beautiful Japanese Gardens.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Roberto F
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Spent another rainy and chilly day. This self guided museum covers President Carter from birth through his present testimony of what a retired president should do. Loved that they showed the volunteerism that he is renowned for.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Denise R
November 13, 2018|
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Response from carolynsD4326DE | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Marietta and drove to the library in about 20 minutes. Of course, we waited until after the a.m. rush hour traffic to start but went by interstate. While Atlanta traffic can be unpredictable, we had no issues... More
July 4, 2018|
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According to the website, the nearest MARTA station is Inman Park and it's a 25 minute walk. 1.Follow the signs pointing to Inman Park to exit the MARTA station. 2. At street level, turn right and walk to the edge of... More
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April 3, 2018|
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Parking is free and easy to get to. Good luck!