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Michael C. Carlos Museum

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Soooo much history

I was elated to read and see the plethora of history facts and artifacts. I love learning about... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Angie C
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
Summer trip with grandson

Really nice, small museum. We had a library pass which allowed for free admission. I especially... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
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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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571 S Kilgo Cir NE, Atlanta, GA 30322-1120
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Angie C
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.

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.

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.

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

Thank AndreLePlume
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I had lived in Atlanta 2 years before someone mentioned this museum. It is on Emory Campus in Druid Hills area. Therr is ample paid parking nearby but it is a little confusing to find. You usually enter through back door as front door is...More

1  Thank Hollie2324
Reviewed 20 June 2018

A great museum with a ton of Egyptian artifacts. Really great place to spend an afternoon and the admission price is not expensive.

Thank sunlouie
Reviewed 19 June 2018

An intimate little museum with a nice collection. Very reasonably priced. Definitely worth a stop in!

Thank DMarrie
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Wonderful exhibits on Egyptian artifacts and other current exhibits... took my Grandchildren and they did enjoy and liked seeing something from another culture... They were fascinated by some of the items (the mummy's) .... and learned some thing new..

Thank Grammaroz
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Worth the visit! Impressive selection in a small museum. So much better than the current High Art Museum’s exhibits as at least 2 floors are under renovation.

Thank Cynthia A
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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