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Michael C. Carlos Museum

571 S Kilgo Cir NE, Atlanta, GA 30322-1120
+1 404-727-4282
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Grandkids Loved it

We purchased admission for four with audio through Groupon for an awesome deal. Our oldest... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kennesaw, Georgia
Wonderful Way to Spend the Day

Although I have been here several times, I have never finished it all! I love this museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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The Carlos Museum is one of the Southeast's premier ancient art museums with major collections of art objects from ancient Egypt, Nubia, Near East, Greece, Rome, ancient Americas, Africa, and Asia, as well as a collection of works on paper from the Renaissance to the present.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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571 S Kilgo Cir NE, Atlanta, GA 30322-1120
+1 404-727-4282
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We purchased admission for four with audio through Groupon for an awesome deal. Our oldest granddaughter (11) has always been fascinated with Egypt and anything from that time period. We spent a lovely afternoon exploring the exhibits and learning about life in Ancient Egypt. We...More

Thank Techgirl1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I have been here several times, I have never finished it all! I love this museum particularly, because I was that kid reading all the backlog of National Geographics. In my opinion, this museum is a great place to spend the day. Everytime I...More

Thank futuretraveler_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a pleasant surprise to find an expansive and impressive collection. Naturally the mummies were the highlight - an inexpensive afternoon.

Thank MarkButt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If I were staying more than a day in Atlanta or had already visited the Martin Luther King historic site, I'd get a Lift ride to Michael Carlos Museum. You might also visit the Rose Library, whose archivists do some pretty amazing shows. Both at...More

Thank peggy d
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This museum is on the Emory Campus. They have wonderful exhibits of Egyptian mummies. We went on a free day, and it doesn't take too long to do. They have a nice gift shop. They also have a few animal mummies. They have head sets...More

Thank Patty W
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I'm a student at Emory, and my sister came to visit. Since she's an anthropology and archaeology major, I thought she would enjoy the museum. We loved the ancient Egyptian artifacts. My sister is a huge fan of mummies and we were not disappointed!

Thank Lizzie H
Reviewed 22 April 2017

It's a museum with their items and displays labeled by students at Emory. The descriptions are endless and obviously written by overzealous students who think their every word is gold. The museum is nice and clean, but I'm surprised it costs as much as it...More

Thank Trishna16
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I never tire of visiting this small but exquisite museum. It is on Emory University campus and is a must-see experience for locals as well as visitors. There are educational opportunities for all ages, lectures on a variety of historic,cultural and artistic topics for adults,...More

Thank Jane Y
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This museum has objects from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Near East, Africa and the ancient Americas. What pleasantly surprised us is the quality of the objects in such a small space. By contrast, we spent three full days in the Met in NYC and...More

Thank Valinor
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The layout of the museum is very well done. Enjoyed the maps showing the reach of each civilization being represented. As Georgia residents we were able to take advantage of using one of the museum passes available at our county library

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Response from Lori B | Reviewed this property |
Adults: $8 Students, Seniors, and Children (ages 6-17): $6 (Children ages 5 and under free) Carlos Museum Members: Free - Become a member Emory University Students, Faculty, and Staff: Free with Emory ID Audio guide rental... More