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CNN Atlanta Studio Tour

  • Book this CNN Studio Tour ahead of time to reserve your tour day
  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at CNN’s global headquarters in Atlanta 
  • Your guide shows you where the news is written, produced, and delivered
CNN Atlanta Studio Tour
USD 17 per adult
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CNN Atlanta Studio Tour
USD 16.34 per adult

This CNN studio tour packs a ton of fun into less than an hour, so it’s easy to fit it into your travel schedule and leaves you with plenty of time to explore other areas of Atlanta, too. With special behind-the-scenes information, such as which special effects are used when, get the most out of visiting CNN Center with this guided tour.

What to Expect

This CNN Atlanta guided tour meets at CNN Center. Take your paper voucher to the tour office for a timed studio tour admission ticket.

On your tour, you’ll see how CNN news broadcasts are made. You’ll visit the main studios and newsrooms for CNN’s news channels. As your guide leads you through the building, you’ll learn about founder Ted Turner and how he created the first 24-hour news network in the US.

You’ll also take a look at a special-effects studio for creating weather maps and other on-air graphics. Learn how the video, sound, and special effects happen.

Then, you can play news anchor. Sit at a CNN anchor desk, and pose with a microphone for a souvenir photo.

Your tour ends where it started, and from there you can explore the rest of the CNN Center or visit other downtown Atlanta attractions.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Short but worthy!

you pay 15 dollars for like 20 minutes but it was okay! We had a very friendly tour guide and it was very fun to do. I learned a lot more about how they present the news behind the television. Also it is a very...More

Thank Stefanie V
Reviewed 4 days ago
Overpriced for what you get

First off our guide Taylor was great. You see very little of real studios. You do get to see the newsroom through glass and a few studios through glass. However, for 15$ a person for adults I can't say it's a value. This is a...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 6 days ago

A big name in mainstream news, but in the end it's a lot of space. If you haven't been to one or seen a green screen before, this may be interesting. Strategically plan for a taping or scheduled activity.

Thank JF F
Reviewed 1 week ago
Definitely go VIP!

After reading many of the less-than-positive reviews here for the standard tour, I opted for the VIP tour which was a little more expensive, offered fewer times, and required an advanced purchase. For a fan of all behind-the-scenes experiences, this tour was really interesting. I...More

1  Thank eggplant9
Reviewed 1 week ago
A fun tour of not so interesting place

Located near downtown Atlanta, this place is a must see for most tourists. With very helpful and humorous guides, one can only be impressed by how international news is made. The eateries and the memorabilia shops are worth visiting during the tour.

Thank mansoor1336
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Maybe your five year old would enjoy it, but your 12 year old probably has done - or at least, can do - the same thing with his/her smart phone. I found the weather anchor display to be terribly antiquated. As I stated in... More
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