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Atlanta History Center

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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...more
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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 4 days ago

We went early to be able to see everything and we did! It is a beautiful place, lots to learn, gorgeous open spaces and gardens. Take comfy shoes you walk around a lot! We had lunch at the Swan Coach House and it was so...More

Thank dabella2015
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived around 2 on a Saturday. Were told that the outbuildings, farms and such closed at 4 so we should start there. However, all advertisement listed experiences, explanations, period clothed individuals etc. There were 2 people at the farm House. On a banjo player,...More

Thank SkiingPeach2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The venues in Atlanta are excellent, for a city of its size it is impressive what they have here. The Aquarium, zoo, garden, art museum and history center and all outstanding. While I commute here from the far north these places I frequently visit on...More

Thank WiKi2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I learned so much about Atlanta here! Everything from the fire of Atlanta, civil rights, the civil war and even Barbeque! We didn't get to the Swan House because we ran out of time, so we will be back again some time to finish the...More

1  Thank Suzmyers1949
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In from michigan. The musuem is great, reminds me of The Henry Ford musuem, just smaller. The property is so peaceful, the gardens worth strolling. The Swan House was the best. I spent an hour in house and around it. Then came back and took...More

1  Thank Jay P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

such an interesting museum. exhibits from clothing, music, foods, first grilling machine. then the Swan mansion. a maid you can ask questions about the family and she answers you as if she was in the Swan house at the present time. sort of cool. also...More

Thank Hirlsa H
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here while evacuated from Charleston for a hurricane. They did not charge admission because we were evacuees. How thoughtful! We spent a great deal of time in the Civil War exhibit. It took you Year by year through the war and its aftermath. Very...More

2  Thank maapar
Reviewed 8 September 2018

My husband and I are going to be relocating to Atlanta and thought this would be a perfect place to visit while on a trip there. It was my birthday on the day of our visit and we got to spend the whole day there....More

1  Thank Tamara M
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Great combination of different exhibits - the farm was very interesting, the Swan house opulent and the civil war exhibit comprehensive. I loved the barbecue exhibit and the way it highlighted the similarities with other cultures and the influence that African American communities had. Souper...More

Thank Steve_Hunter
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Went for the 2nd time and brought visiting friends from Britain, who were impressed with the museum. We only had time to see the Civil War section and the section on Atlanta history. I was happy to see inclusion of a diversity exhibit as well....More

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22 September 2018|
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Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
You do not. However, the inside and the history is very interesting, and the people there to answer question take on the role of the architect, and others, and it was one of the more enjoyable house tours we have ever... More
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19 May 2017|
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Response from a s | Reviewed this property |
they have a free parking deck
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30 April 2017|
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There is an All-inclusive tickets that includes the Atlanta History Museum, Smith Family Farm, Swan House, and the Margaret Mitchell House. Adults: $21.50 Seniors (65+): $18.00 Students (13+): $18.00 Youth (4-12... More