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Jimmy Carter Library & Museum

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441 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1496
+1 404-865-7100
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This is a Jewel!

It's such an honor to have the Carter Library and Museum in Atlanta. The museum is really well done... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BuffaloShoeGirl
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Georgia
Comprehensive about the man and his era

The Jimmy Carter library and museum is not just about Carter's presidency. It situates his four... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Browgesen
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Canberra, Australia
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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 peace and health.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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441 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1496
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's such an honor to have the Carter Library and Museum in Atlanta. The museum is really well done and I especially enjoyed the oval office replica. Note: If you're really into museums and enjoy reading and interacting with exhibits make sure you go with...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Jimmy Carter library and museum is not just about Carter's presidency. It situates his four years as president into his life story (including his family life before, during and after the presidency and his active post-presidential public service), as well as the public context...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

With full disclosure that I'm no fan of the Carter presidency (although I admire his post-term humanitarian work), I thought the museum was very well done. The replica of the Oval Office and the multimedia presentation of a typical day of a presidential schedule were...More

Thank TouringLawyer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Centre when we were in Atlanta in August 2017. We spent over 4 hours here and could easily have stayed for longer. The surrounding gardens are relaxing to walk around and you can gaze over the "Zen" garden pond as you enjoy...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Strong museum in a beautiful, tranquil setting, but not as interesting as the Clinton Library. The Clinton opening film was immensely more inspirational!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to several of the presidential libraries and we agree this is our favorite. We love the grounds and gardens for their peaceful and satisfying atmosphere. We loved the content for the gentle and sincere nature of the Carters showing through. Best of...More

Thank PonyMimi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoy visiting Presidential Libraries and have visited many of them. I think they are all good, whatever your party affiliation as you gain wonderful insight into the time when the president served and what the issues of the day were. This particular library is...More

Thank SusanVM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found out lots about a president I knew very little about, his early life, his presidency, the first family and the work of the Carter Center. Lots of interviews with President and Mrs Carter on screens around.

Thank Penguin_penguin8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never been to a Presidential Library before - expected a load of books, but far from it. There was a great video and then a museum charting the life of the former President, then a very neat set of files behind glass that presumably are...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed learning more about him. It was a good size in traveling with a toddler. It was nice to se the oval house as it was in his time and learn about how he started out as a peanut farmer. What was really interesting...More

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Linda Z
August 28, 2017|
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Response from sjanderson6 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about hotels.... we enjoyed Varsity burger-- fun hamburger stand for local college students. You might want fancier.
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Tim A
October 31, 2016|
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Response from Suzanne35691 | Reviewed this property |
True. They say it's because you wouldn't have time to see everything.
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cbmc3
June 17, 2016|
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Response from pasherry | Reviewed this property |
You can probably get through the museum in 1.5-2hrs. If you tour the grounds around it, it may take longer.
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