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Jimmy Carter Library & Museum

441 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1496
+1 404-865-7100
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Peaceful Gardens

Did not have time to tour the library, but walked through the gardens. So peaceful especially the... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
hrs314
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Houston, Texas
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Only President to Wage Peace

Regardless of their policies or performance, my daughter and I are on a mission to visit all of the... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
ShutterbugSage
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Kansas City, Missouri
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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441 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1496
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Did not have time to tour the library, but walked through the gardens. So peaceful especially the Japanese reflecting pool with the waterfall and the lake that allows a view of the city skyline.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Regardless of their policies or performance, my daughter and I are on a mission to visit all of the Presidential Libraries and Museums, so we had to stop and see Jimmy Carter's in Atlanta. A few tips: - If you only have an hour, you...More

1  Thank ShutterbugSage
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Came here while in Atlanta for a conference. Took an uber from downtown which was less than 10 minutes away. Started the tour with a short flight on Jimmy Carter. After the movie, you self guide yourself thru the museum. The museum is very interesting...More

2  Thank supersums
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I'll admit, for me it was a little overwhelming. There is SO much here it can easily take 2 hours or more if you are a history buff like my brother is (with a concentration in the President's). 1 hour is about all the rest...More

1  Thank Rosemary S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Need just over an hour to complete the whole museum. Plenty of enjoyable exhibits and don’t miss the intro film as it truly provides an insight to the man.

Thank wick1979
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

My family enjoyed spending time learning about President Carter and his family. The museum is tastefully done and showcases the peaceful, humanitarian work that he continues to do.

2  Thank angie2061
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Wonderful Presidential Library of one of our favorite Presidents who continues making a difference in the world. Beautiful setting and friendly staff.

1  Thank Bomhin
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

As we walked through this well designed building it provided our group a chance to relive a period of our country’s history that has been not well remembered. In his one term President Carter accomplished many positive things that we had forgotten. As a side,...More

1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful campus. Very calm and serene. When I saw Saint Stephen's crown and read the little blurb underneath it I was impressed this was not a big deal in the day. I don't remember hearing about it but I think it was a wonderful thing...More

2  Thank tacolbert
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This was the 1st Presidential library I've visited and makes me want to visit many more. . It was well laid out tracing from his early years to the present. My take away is how much he's accomplished since being out of office. Working on...More

1  Thank golf4edie
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Linda Z
28 August 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
31 October 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
17 June 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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