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Atlanta History Center

130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, 10 St Nw, Atlanta, GA 30305-1380
+1 404-814-4000
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Welcome explorers of the world! If you're looking for history, knowledge and adventure, you've come to the right place. The Atlanta History Center is located in one of Atlanta's most vibrant communities where the stories and mysteries of our region thrive. Our 33-acre experience features award-winning exhibitions, historic houses, enchanting gardens, interactive activities and a variety of year-round adult and family programs. With ticket admission, our guests enjoy complimentary parking and all-inclusive access to Atlanta History Center destinations. The Atlanta History Museum is located at the Atlanta History Center. The Atlanta History Center also features the Swan House mansion, Smith Family Farm, the Margaret Mitchell House, the Centennial Olympic Games Museum, and five permanent exhibitions. Last historic home tours begin at 4pm
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, 10 St Nw, Atlanta, GA 30305-1380
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I did not have much expectation from the place, but having visited I would say that it was the best museum I visited in Atlanta. Despite visiting on MLK day when the entry was free and place was packed, crowd control was maintained by an...More

Thank MDDCFlyer
Reviewed 1 week ago

A place rich on Atlanta's history. They have stuff from the Civil war, Vietnam, and the Confederates. Also the Smith House to see how people lived in those times is very interesting.

Thank NicanorRosario
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden right in Buckhead is this wonderful History Center. We loved that there were indoor exhibits as well as beautiful walking paths that took you to authentic period homes from the Atlanta area. The employees in the Swan House played the characters of 1930's help...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well done museum, but the Swan House is definitely the highlight. Really enjoyed exploring the mansion. Would also recommend lunch at the Swan Coach Restaurant. Did not get to visit the Margaret Mitchell house that is included with ticket.

Thank Manny A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my 6 yo twins came here, with out of town guests, not knowing it’s an outside place. Upon realizing it’s too cold for this place, we asked for a credit for another day or refund. They refused to refund us, or even give...More

Thank ShirleyShani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, let me say get here early, because there's so much to see and do here, and you won't want to miss any of it. I confess that I didn't really research the center much before coming in, and it was a very pleasant surprise!...More

Thank Dez P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I love architecture so we toured the Swan house along with the rest of this excellent facility. In the Swan House, the gentlemen portraying the role of Philip T. Shutze was absolutely incredible. He so greatly enhanced our visit and was such...More

Thank Aliier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was well laid out and had great museums divided into different areas of interest. Wish we had more time and could have seen them all

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a recommendation and we could not see all if because it was so big. This is a definite must see! The staff could not do enough to please and the exhibits were exceptional. I left having learned a lot and enjoyed the entire...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 13 December 2017

had a wonderful experience.. recommend Room for improvement with signage but overall, a nice place to visit

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Yon Chul C
19 May 2017|
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Response from igitcha | Reviewed this property |
they have a free parking deck
Giovana D
29 April 2017|
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Response from Blues2cup | Reviewed this property |
Adult tickets are 16.50
Sai Tax A
5 December 2016|
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Response from Schweitzers | Reviewed this property |
There a some ramps but there are elevators in the building. Sorry for the delay in response. The building is old but they are current with codes.