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Jimmy Carter Library & Museum

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Neighbourhood: Poncey-Highland
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Address: 441 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1496
Phone Number: +1 404-865-7100
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09:00 - 16:45
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Sun 12:00 - 16:45
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 16:45
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The Carter Presidential Library and Museum re-opens October 1, 2009 as an...

The Carter Presidential Library and Museum re-opens October 1, 2009 as an all-new,state-of-the-art museum tracing the life and work of President Jimmy Carter, from his childhood in Plains to the work he and Mrs. Carter do around the world to promote peace and health.

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No matter how you feel about the presidency of Jimmy Carter, the library and museum are very well presented. There are a couple areas where short movies are shown. It was... read more

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

No matter how you feel about the presidency of Jimmy Carter, the library and museum are very well presented. There are a couple areas where short movies are shown. It was interesting to follow his life, but the most impressive is his contribution to the world since his presidency. He is the ultimate humanitarian, giving an enormous amount of his... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was pleasantly surprised by the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum. I went on a garden tour in September (and really not much to see there) and instead took a tour of the library and museum instead. I'm not a Georgia native so it's the first time I've visited. I loved seeing and reading the history in the museum of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was not my first presidential library and museum to visit, so I was wondering why there did not seem to be as much stuff but then I remembered that he had only been a one term president. However, there was plenty of things to see and things to learn regarding his presidency. Some of the highlights for me were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Education for the whole family!! My husband brought our nieces and nephews this weekend and we all agree that this museum is one of the best we've been to!!

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Thank KatherineHillary
McDonough, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have participated in evenings with the Carters, a lecture, and a book signing. Always informative, well organized, and relevant. Easy access, great parking and lovely setting.

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Jimmy Carter is a wonderful role model, and deserves more credit for his moral leadership in a world that really needed it (and still does). The Carter Center still works to mediate conflicts, and the museum does an adequate story of Carter's life, but it glosses some controversial parts. The full-size replica of the Oval Office is a highlight.

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Englewood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have the time a great place to visit for $6, i wanted to see the oval office...cool. If you liked him or not worth visiting.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The is an excellent Presidential Library. I learned why former President Carter left the Navy and why he went into politics. I left understanding more about the man and feeling thankful he is in the world at the same time I had.

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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Politics aside, all presidential museums are worth visiting. The Carter Museum and Library is interesting enough. They present some revisionist history. Mondale brags that the U. S. used two million fewer barrels of oil at the end of Carter’s term than when he started. They omit that the reason for that was that the economy tanked. Maybe that would have... More 

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Windsor, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised to find serene and landscaped grounds with ponds and fountains The story of Jimmy Carter is one of honesty and rising up from defeat. The museum presented chronological information with videos displays and news of the day. I thought it was nicely organized and allowed visitors to move at own pace. A restaurant had decent food... More 

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