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  • Adriana M
    Syracuse, NY142 contributions
    We just so happened to be in town for the origami in the garden exhibit. The origami is cool but honestly, the gardens are the absolute star. We really enjoyed rambling around the different gardens, looking at flowers/plants we've never seen, and sitting in the shade among all the pretty trees. This is an oasis amid a big city. I cannot recommend it enough. A big highlight for us was the edible gardens and the giant turtle in the rotunda.
    Written May 16, 2022
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  • Maurice C
    7 contributions
    Best Aquarium I have every went to, prices are well justified by the quality shows with dolphins and sea linons as well as the awsome shark viewing area.
    Written May 14, 2022
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  • Jydeoo
    Lagos, Nigeria2,202 contributions
    Seeing MLK's house and neighbourhood was quite a moving experience. We parked in one of the nearby streets and strolled to the house. The whole area is steeped in history and it did not require much effort to be able to imagine MLK's life and times.
    Written May 1, 2022
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  • Adriana M
    Syracuse, NY142 contributions
    An absolutely brilliant museum that gives you interactive, impactful, and digestible accounts of Civil and Human Rights. Absolutely a must-see to understand the priveledges some have held throughout the years, and the fight others have had to face for too many years. It really is an important place.
    Written May 16, 2022
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  • Adriana M
    Syracuse, NY142 contributions
    A total Gem! The grounds are very expansive with something for everyone including walking/biking trails, lake views, and athletic fields. A perfect place for a picnic or to layout with a book. We learned that they offer weekend markets, classes, volunteer opportunities, and tours. It seems like such a labor of love for those who work and recreate there. Very special!
    Written May 16, 2022
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  • Adrienne L
    Charlotte, NC6 contributions
    Before traveling to ATL for a weekend with our kids (3 & 6), we bought tickets without reading the reviews; and then regretted the purchase because so many reviews were off putting. We even thought about scrapping it and losing our money. But, our day plans left us with a gap and we decided to try it. So glad we did. It was great for young kids with no expectations and a blossoming appreciation of Legos. It is not Legoland like the parks in CA and FL, and if you’ve been to those, this will be a let down. But, it’s a fun 1-2 hours of Lego themed experiences with two rides, a building/race track area, a climbing area, a virtual reality experience and an awesome city display of Atlanta and the surrounding area. Our kids loved it. I’m glad we gave it a shot.
    Written May 1, 2021
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  • William D
    Atlanta, GA1,039 contributions
    My wife and I have been here 3 or 4 times and it's like a whole new experience every time. What a great way to spend your day.

    First of all military and disabled veterans are free to get in, which is great!

    Before I begin with the attractions/features I will mention they have several bathrooms scattered all over the complex. There is an eatery on-site and also a coffee ship, both on which are excellent. The eatery is Souper Jenny's and they have soups, leafy salads, fruit salads, pasta salads, chili, sandwiches, drinks, and food is excellent (try the chili, but AFTER you walk around! 🙃). The coffee shop has very good coffee and similar drinks. Highly recommend both.

    Now onto the museum. I could write several thousand words about this place but I'll try to be brief, but like a said, you will be hard pressed to see the whole set up in one day, so plan ahead.

    The museum is actually a large ~40 acre site almost in the heart of Buckhead, on West Paces Ferry Road very close to Peachtree Road. There are numerous buildings to visit, with the Cyclorama being a main attraction in one of the buildings. The Cylorama is a huge 360° "mural" that you walk around inside to view. It portrays the Battle of Atlanta during the Civil War. This mural is massive and spectacular.

    There are numerous exhibits throughout the museum grounds, depicting numerous events and the many faceted and fascinating history of Atlanta and the metro area.

    Another main focal point is the Schulze-Inman house, where the original owners lived before donating the property to the City of Atlanta.

    There is ample parking both off West Paces Ferry and also a large parking area and deck off Andrew's Road. Parking has been free whenever we visited.

    This place is a must see and a great place to come on a date, with kids or friends or groups. We've been several times and haven't seen everything yet. Next trip we are planning to come early morning and just plan on staying all day and having our lunch there. See the main page for hours.

    100% enjoy and 100% recommend, one of our favorite places to visit in Atlanta.
    Written March 31, 2022
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  • Catherine M
    Norfolk, VA52 contributions
    We enjoyed the time there. The guide was very knowledgeable. The artifacts were interesting and we got a few gifts to share.
    Written May 9, 2022
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  • EclipsianNight
    Greenwich, CT727 contributions
    Very large sports and concert arena venue that is great to visit. Had the pleasure of seeing the Redskins vs Falcons game and had a most exciting time. Many levels and various food stands are available. Will definitely return.
    Written January 11, 2022
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  • DanMoose
    Appleton, WI121 contributions
    San Diego no longer has Pandas, leaving just 3 zoos in the U.S. that do: DC, Memphis, & Atlanta. That fact alone makes Zoo Atlanta pretty unique & worth a visit if you haven’t seen the loveable fluff balls in person. Pleasantly surprised that there are 4 of them, & you’re only a sheet of glass away from a few of them.
    My wife heard a volunteer say the younger twins could be heading back to China any day now & the older pair will eventually be returned as well. So, if you’re thinking about it, go do it while you can.

    The rest of the zoo is nice enough but nothing else is all that special/memorable compared to other zoos
    Written April 25, 2022
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  • aspoe093
    Pierre, SD336 contributions
    Really cool place with a lot of interactive games and stations. Even played a little quaterback. There is fun for the whole family here
    Written April 17, 2022
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  • Claudette C
    Washington1,619 contributions
    This was our second trip to the ballpark and had a different experience this time. We had a clear plastic bag that we purchase & used in other MLB parks that was slightly larger than the bag dimensions but it was completely clear. The person at the gate was adamant that we could not go in with it. We tried explaining the scenario with the bag but he was more adamant about no. So we turned & starting to walk away and he told us “not to step away and put the plastic bag in our pocket” so we could get in.

    Once we got into the park we headed towards our seats in xfinity section. Our seats were amazing and everyone we encountered in there was friendly and helpful. We also had a great interaction with Guest Services.
    Written May 14, 2022
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  • triptixmom
    Sandy Springs, GA40 contributions
    We have taken the ghost tour of the Fox Theater which I highly recommend for visitors and natives alike. Historical information presented in a fun fashion that all ages would enjoy. Interesting to see the "back of the house" and the inner workings.
    Written April 3, 2022
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  • Lynn R
    Ellicott City, MD151 contributions
    If you're in the area, seeing the work of Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter is worth the hour it takes to view the film and read through the artifacts.
    Written April 14, 2022
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  • IRun2Eat
    Philadelphia, PA246 contributions
    We visited the rooftop on a Monday evening with our kids and it was one of the most memorable things we did in Atlanta. They loved playing mini golf and the other boardwalk games. They spent hours playing basketball trying to win stuffed donuts and pineapples as prizes. It allowed my wife and I a chance to sit down, have a few drinks, and check out the view of the city.
    Written April 17, 2022
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