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The Plains School

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Step Back in Time

We enjoyed our visit to this historic site. Our grandchildren learned about the way school used to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen D
McDonough, Georgia
Very Nice Museum

Whenever you see national Park/historic site/ monument, you know it will be quality. The high... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Tipp City, Ohio
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Jimmy Carter's old high school is now a museum dedicated to the 39th President.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit to this historic site. Our grandchildren learned about the way school used to be. The auditorium is beautiful! Be sure to look up!

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Whenever you see national Park/historic site/ monument, you know it will be quality. The high school that Jimmy and Rosalyn carter attended is no exception. It's now mainly a museum and gift store.

Thank laurelboo
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This is a really nice, old, quaint school with National Park Service exhibits, a nice movie in a beautiful old auditorium, a Nobel Peace Prize, an old classroom, etc. Start out here. The ranger was super friendly and told me all the other things to...More

Thank nrocpop
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The NPS has truly preserved memories of times-gone-by. We enjoyed a slow walk thru the history of this school and the images and writeups of President Carter. A must see stop that we had not planned but are fortunate to have made.

Thank johnaT3503UD
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Don't miss the Plains School while visiting the area. A great display starting with a visit to the principal's office, a replica of the Oval Office desk used by so many U.S. Presidents, President Jimmy Carter's classroom, a great video of former President's life, and...More

Thank Ray D
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I'm old enough to remember Jimmy Carters election but there was a lot I didn't know about him, much of which I learned from the film that is shown at the high school. After the film we were on our own to tour the displays...More

Thank jazzgran
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I didn't know it, but his Peace Prize is housed here. It's worth the visit alone, imo. For kids you have lots of cool, colorful campaign memorabilia and an "old" school house to explore, as well as an oval office photo op. A movie plays...More

Thank Carrie C
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

It was an awesome experience seeing President Carter's Noble peace prize, his paintings, and learning more about his amazing life, accomplishments, and contributions. He and his wife Roselyn are such a blessing to their community at home and the world at large.

Thank Marreet
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The Plains High School museum was so much more than I expected. There is a very well done film that documents the life of our 39th president . They also have President Carter's Nobel Peace medal on display. There is a small gift shop and...More

Thank Mimivfl73
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This is the high school that Jimmy and his wife attended and is now full of their history. There is a replica of the oval office where you can sit at the desk, a classroom and the principals office frozen in time. Just so much...More

Thank Janie624
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