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High Museum of Art

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Address: 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-3549
Phone Number: 404 733 5000
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This stunning, porcelain-enameled building was designed by famed architect...

This stunning, porcelain-enameled building was designed by famed architect Richard Meier and is rivaled only by the art inside. Featuring American, European and African art, as well as decorative art and photography, the High Museum boasts a permanent collection of over 11,000 pieces, many of which can be viewed from different levels of the four-story, glass atrium.

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A Must Visit

My daughter and I throughly enjoyed our visit. The exhibits were excellent and the design really lends itself to the artistic experience. The bookstore is filled with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Sam E
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Beverly Hills
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Dumont, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good layout and decent spread of modern art. The museum was just the right size to represent Atlanta well.

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Beverly Hills
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My daughter and I throughly enjoyed our visit. The exhibits were excellent and the design really lends itself to the artistic experience. The bookstore is filled with interesting items and the restaurant is very nice.....good wine choices after a long day.

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Thank Sam E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I go to the High every couple months to see the new exhibits and such. The experience is always amazing. Everyone is helpful, the art is excellent, and the labels are clear and well written. The parking and directions to museum entrance from parking deck need to be more identifiable for people who don't know the High.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough about "The High." It's something everyone should see for themselves. On occasion, they get collections in for a limited time (Matisse, Van Gogh, Monet) and it's great to take advantage of those exhibits while you can. If you have kids, there are areas designed to engage them & hopefully peak an interest in art. The Fernbank... More 

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Thank Tracy H
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Second Sundays at this museum have great activities for children. I came to the event with my mom, my 11-month-old son, and my 6-year-old cousin. We all had a fun time. There was music for the kids, face painting, and the kids could create their own art showcasing their creativity. They also have plenty of areas where kids can just... More 

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Paris, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several, easily assessable floors by long ramps or by elevator. The artwork is tastefully displayed. The floors are divided up by period, mostly. I loved seeing the American craftsmanship in the furniture pieces. The contemporary art floor also has an area for folk art.

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Thank PegasusJet
Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even a left-brain person like me can find certain areas of the museum to enjoy. Be ready to immerse yourself into the beautiful world of your right brain.

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Thank StevenThaiITM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The 3 1/2 hours we spent in the Wieland Pavilion, Stent Family Wing and the Anne Cox Chamber Wing were extremely well spent! We went through all of the open exhibits from the lower level to the skyway level. All exhibits were well-marked with plaques or informational placards that told the artists' stories and information. We loved the Folk Art... More 

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Marietta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ar members of the High and, b cause I am a self taught artist, ai receive so much inspiration from the exhibits. One of my favorites was a Russian exhibition of paintings that had been hidden away from the general public by Dictator Joseph Stalin.

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Thank Elaine R
Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a beautiful place just looking at the architecture was very enjoyable. The art displays were very roomy and not crowed. It is a must see in Atlanta.

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