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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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Emory's hidden Gem

I must say I could not beleive that this Emory museum has tremendous amount of specimens and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nat K
Atlanta, Georgia
A Gem that many over look

A great museum on the Emory Campus that is overlooked and unknown to many. Great artefacts and one... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marc B
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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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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571 S Kilgo Cir NE, Atlanta, GA 30322-1120
+1 404-727-4282
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must say I could not beleive that this Emory museum has tremendous amount of specimens and ancient treasures. With no fee and just a small donation, you will certainly enjoy top notch museum collection. I was amazed that they even host mummies here. If...More

Thank Nat K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great museum on the Emory Campus that is overlooked and unknown to many. Great artefacts and one of the few museums in Atlanta. Well worth a visit.

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is wonderful! They have so many artifacts that are amazing to see. We did the audio tour, which was very informative. It is like the British Museum in London but on a smaller scale. I highly recommend!

Thank Bonnie G
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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 19 July 2017

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 2 July 2017

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

Thank MarkButt
Reviewed 2 July 2017

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 30 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
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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