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CNN Atlanta Studio Tour

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  • Book this CNN Studio Tour ahead of time to reserve your tour day
  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at CNN’s global headquarters in Atlanta 
  • Your guide shows you where the news is written, produced, and delivered
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CNN Atlanta Studio Tour
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CNN Atlanta Studio Tour
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Overview
This CNN studio tour packs a ton of fun into less than an hour, so it’s easy to fit it into your travel schedule and leaves you with plenty of time to explore other areas of Atlanta, too. With special behind-the-scenes information, such as which special effects are used when, get the most out of visiting CNN Center with this guided tour.
What to Expect
This CNN Atlanta guided tour meets at CNN Center. Take your paper voucher to the tour office for a timed studio tour admission ticket.
On your tour, you’ll see how CNN news broadcasts are made. You’ll visit the main studios and newsrooms for CNN’s news channels. As your guide leads you through the building, you’ll learn about founder Ted Turner and how he created the first 24-hour news network in the US.
You’ll also take a look at a special-effects studio for creating weather maps and other on-air graphics. Learn how the video, sound, and special effects happen.
Then, you can play news anchor. Sit at a CNN anchor desk, and pose with a microphone for a souvenir photo.
Your tour ends where it started, and from there you can explore the rest of the CNN Center or visit other downtown Atlanta attractions.
Reviews (1,411)
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Reviewed yesterday
So-so guided tour

We were in town for Super Bowl LIII and wanted to check out the CNN Studio Tour. They packed more than I expected into the 50 minute tour. Once we bought our tickets, we were routed to the escalator to go up and up and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RickandGinny M
Reviewed 5 days ago
Learn something about news production

Whether you're a fan of CNN or just want to learn about news production, it's a fun filled experience. There's an initial airport-like security screening. Our guide was really enthusiastic, upbeat and fun. There's of course the money grab where you'll pose for pictures in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cristoph2010
Reviewed 1 week ago
Waste of time

Too much security for just passing the studios, without any real contact with nobody of the crew of CNN. Don't waste your time. Use the US$ 15 for other stuff.

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank caduko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Interesting and fascinating.

We toured CNN a few days before the Super Bowl. As the control center for CNN worldwide you begin to get a sense of its tentacles and complexities. Worth the time and money.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Georgew41
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Not worth the time!

This tour was not impressive, and not worth taking 2 + hours. There are a few exhibits, but there are no real time things to do. It is a museum of sorts, but no one in our group felt it was worth doing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Reesa D
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Response from AskDrReg | Reviewed this property |
You may be able to upgrade. But I know that the ticket counter is very customer service friendly and may be willing to refund the regular tickets and reissue the VIP tour tickets. Call the customer service number... More
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I am pretty sure you can and pay the difference.
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Yes, went on the VIP tour and yes went into the live newsrooms.
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