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Michael C. Carlos Museum

Closes in 11 min: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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This is a fabulous gem in the midst of a lovely campus! Wander through other times and learn about... read more

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Egyptian Collection

We visited during the Egyptian Collection. What a great display! The kids really liked the... read more

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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...more
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a fabulous gem in the midst of a lovely campus! Wander through other times and learn about other peoples, be transported to Egypt, and enjoy! Look into their special attractions.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited during the Egyptian Collection. What a great display! The kids really liked the mummies. No pictures are allowed. Nice gift shop. There are a few different levels but it's not too big. Allow an hour to go through the entire museum.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ldgrhrt222
Reviewed 14 February 2019

I have been to Atlanta many times and never know about this Museum which is housed on the campus of Emory University.A real bargain for $ 6.00 admission, it is basically housed on 1 sprawling floor with many different sections representing different time periods and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JMICHAEL
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We had just over an hour before the museum closed, so we went straight for the Egyptian cats display. The exhibit was primarily sculpture, some of it miniature, from up to 4,000 years ago. We then spent a few minutes looking at the mummies in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Frankee11
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is a small museum with fabulous exhibits. The Egyptian artifacts are truly amazing, and research is an ongoing effort. Take some time to wander and read the texts. This is not on the beaten path as it is on the campus of Emory University,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MJPAtlanta_GA
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I was elated to read and see the plethora of history facts and artifacts. I love learning about Egypt and its roots. This place covers a lot Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Europe, South & Central America, Mexico and others. As you move along through the museum,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank travelgnomeangie
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Really nice, small museum. We had a library pass which allowed for free admission. I especially love the Egyptian exhibits, especially the mummies. Everything is well displayed and easy to view. My grandson enjoyed the trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bobolink22
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Wonderful little museum with a great representative sample of objects from the ancient Near East, the Americas, and Africa, all in a neat building on the quad at Emory. Great bookstore too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is another place we visit with frequency. They have good programs and the displays are terrific. The bookstore is supurb. My son has always been particularly fascinated with their numerous mummies. Parking is a little tricky for non-locals. Use the Fishburne (sp?) lot.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DawnousAtl
Reviewed 29 June 2018

The Carlos Museum is a great little museum right on the Emory University campus. It has an excellent collection of Egyptian artifacts and a very good sampling of some other antiquities (Roman, Greek, Tibet, the Americas). Some of the temporary exhibits are also wonderful, as...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Terreva A
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Response from MJPAtlanta_GA | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen any information about a Bible Tour. The museum may be able to help you.
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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
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