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Atlanta History Center

130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, 10 St Nw, Atlanta, GA 30305-1380
+1 404-814-4000
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Welcome explorers of the world! If you're looking for history, knowledge and adventure, you've come to the right place. The Atlanta History Center is located in one of Atlanta's most vibrant communities where the stories and mysteries of our region thrive. Our 33-acre experience features award-winning exhibitions, historic houses, enchanting gardens, interactive activities and a variety of year-round adult and family programs. With ticket admission, our guests enjoy complimentary parking and all-inclusive access to Atlanta History Center destinations. The Atlanta History Museum is located at the Atlanta History Center. The Atlanta History Center also features the Swan House mansion, Smith Family Farm, the Margaret Mitchell House, the Centennial Olympic Games Museum, and five permanent exhibitions. Last historic home tours begin at 4pm
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130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, 10 St Nw, Atlanta, GA 30305-1380
+1 404-814-4000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Atlanta History Center is a must see for any history buffs traveling to Atlanta. The collection is awesome and the grounds are stunning.

Thank dawgtrooper
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really touched my heart when they asked if we had evacuated from hurricane Irma and gave us free entry. Such a kindness. Really needed the relaxing stroll through the grounds. Absolutely loved the Swan House. Great furniture, woodwork. Such quality workmanship. The owner was wise...More

Thank 7seekers
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this trip down through history-numerous exhibits from the Native American experience to relics from the Civil War. You can also visit the Swan House on the beautiful grounds, an okd mansion with original furnishings.

Thank Sailordog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous facility in a stunning old-school Atlanta neighborhood. Special events venue for weddings and corporate events. Nice place, too, for lunch at Souper Jenny!

Thank elizabeth m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a couple of weeks driving through North Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee and this was one of my highlights of the trip. As an Australian tourist who regularly visit the United States I am extremely interested in its history and this site was an...More

1  Thank KRock_06
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has a very impressive civil war exhibit that is very well organized and gives a lot of information about weaponry, economics of the time, and political and social opinions of the time. This is the best exhibit inside the museum! We spent two...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The good: There are a lot of time periods and topics covered here. The inside has some permanent exhibits and some that rotate in and out. The civil war exhibit is nicely laid out, has a ton of artifacts, and is very informative. The Atlanta...More

2  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A superb interactive informative museum-the sections for Atlanta and the Civil War are simply awesome! Well thought of exhibits engage and immerse you - a few hours felt like few minutes! Unfortunately, the houses weren't open today, but we had a tremendous time at the...More

1  Thank Rajan65
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Georgia's natural history p museum, it was smaller than I thought it would be, but it was ok. It has a small snack area, and a gift shop of course. It has about 3 floors, there is an elevator for those in...More

1  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Coming from the UK with little knowledge of the history we made this our first stop and it was a terrific choice. Great insight into the native American story and tragedy, excellent expo of the Civil war too and its difficult aftermath. We didn't have...More

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Yon Chul C
19 May 2017|
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Response from igitcha | Reviewed this property |
they have a free parking deck
Giovana D
29 April 2017|
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Response from Blues2cup | Reviewed this property |
Adult tickets are 16.50
Sai Tax A
6 December 2016|
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Response from Schweitzers | Reviewed this property |
There a some ramps but there are elevators in the building. Sorry for the delay in response. The building is old but they are current with codes.