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Jimmy Carter Library & Museum

441 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1496
+1 404-865-7100
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Pleasant, enjoyable afternoon

From what little I know of the man and President, this building is a pretty good representation of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Temple Terrace, Florida
First time I've been to a Presidential Museum, and I totally enjoyed it.

This was a very thorough historical review of Jimmy Carter's life and achievements. I suppose a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Diego
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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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  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:45
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
441 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1496
+1 404-865-7100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From what little I know of the man and President, this building is a pretty good representation of who and what he is. The setting for the Library and Center is peaceful, set ina wooded area,not far from downtown Atlanta. It speaks to Mr. Carter's...More

Thank RichDowns
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very thorough historical review of Jimmy Carter's life and achievements. I suppose a very conservative Republican might not get as much out of it as I did, since it is all pretty positive about Carter. But the, it's his museum, isn't it!...More

Thank JBLeep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only had a small window to visit but was thrilled to be able to. nice organization and presentation. Lovely environment.

Thank MA1957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went to the President Carter museum. First off I was pleasantly surprised that parking was free and the entrance fee under $20.00 for 2 of us. We spent about 3hours at the museum. It's self guided. Although I don't believe Jimmy Carter was a...More

Thank tricia54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the last stop of our Memorial Day weekend trip to Atlanta but not the least in its significance. The Carter Center (the Museum referred by road sign) was a short drive from downtown Atlanta and was very quiet with a low flow of...More

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is an 8 minute movie, that is fine, but could be missed because most of it is covered in the exhibit. The museum includes some early life, the campaign for Presidency ( interesting) and of course the 4 years as president as well as...More

Thank travellerfromatown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Jimmy Carter Foundation has done a remarkable job in honoring Jimmy Carter as one of our former presidents. The vast, well kept grounds are amazing. Be careful you can get lost looking to get back on the proper trail. The museum itself is well...More

Thank sbd814
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the fourth presidential library I've visited. I'm a history buff and have left all with new knowledge and appreciation for the contributions of that president and his staff. This is the first one that I've left feeling inspired. I spent as much time...More

Thank Sammy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In these calamitous times, it was pleasant to tour the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum. He is such a good person, I've always wanted to visit this site in Atlanta. It is on my drive to the Atlanta airport. Off Freedom Parkway. Nestled in the...More

Thank MsNats
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been to many presidential libraries. This one is comparable to others. Lots of interesting visuals and facts about President Carter.

Thank parrots2
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Tim A
Please inform the public the museum does not allow entry after 4:15??
31 October 2016|
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Response from Suzanne35691 | Reviewed this property |
True. They say it's because you wouldn't have time to see everything.
How long should we allow for a visit?
17 June 2016|
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Response from pasherry | Reviewed this property |
You can probably get through the museum in 1.5-2hrs. If you tour the grounds around it, it may take longer.
Hotels nearby, preferably a Marriott entity
28 April 2016|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
The Marriott Marquis downtown is probably the closest Marriott property. That hotel also has an impressive lobby. Parking is free. There are not hotels nearby to my knowledge in easy walking distance. This is a mostly... More