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Jimmy Carter Library & Museum

441 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1496
+1 404-865-7100
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I never thought of going to a Presidential Library. I am glad we did.

We went during the middle of the week. It wasn't busy and we could enjoy the exhibits. I... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
depickett
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Philadelphia
Beautiful Setting, Very Educational

I had never visiting a presidential library, but now I’d like to visit more. I had forgotten so... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Tracy G
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Granada, Nicaragua
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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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Hours Today: 12:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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441 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1496
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

We went during the middle of the week. It wasn't busy and we could enjoy the exhibits. I enjoyed the way this museum put their exhibits together. It wasn't full of things that you had to read. They had short descriptions instead of paragraphs upon...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

I had never visiting a presidential library, but now I’d like to visit more. I had forgotten so much about Carter and his presidency, but now I am much better informed and educated about it. He has always been my favorite president, and this experience...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our visit to the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, so much so that we spent about double the amount of time there that we expected. We left knowing a lot more about Jimmy Carter’s years prior to his...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I took my 11 year old son to Atlanta for spring break and the Jimmy Carter Library was the highlight of our trip. Out of all the museums and tourist attractions we visited, this was by far our favorite. I was surprised that it wasn’t...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

The President when I went to Kindergarten, I didn't realize how much I didn't know. I was so impressed with this Museum while in Atlanta. SEE THIS PLACE! While down the list of 'things to do,' I am so glad we got to experience this...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

We probably would have skipped the library, but it was on our city tour. It was a beautiful facility, and very nicely done. We learned some personal things about Jimmy and Rosalynn that we had not known. We found some of the gifts from other...More

Thank Gayl A
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We just attended today. Beautiful grounds and a nice museum. I learned several things I did not know about the President. It was a nice visit for me and my family. I think every American should visit every Presidential Library...it's a gift to the American...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Beautiful setting and nicely done library. I was impressed with how they highlighted his humanitarianism.

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Reviewed April 27, 2018

Situated in a park-like setting, the museum is a wonderful stroll through Carter's life, Presidency and legacy. As you'd expect, it does put a positive spin on some less pleasant times during his Presidency (Iran hostages) but overall I thought it was an accurate history...More

1  Thank Ed H
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

You will learn so much about Jimmy Carter and relive the times if you lived during his presidency. The museum is not huge or fancy like JFK but emphasizes the value Pres Carter put on peace during his administration and afterward. The grounds are beautiful...More

Thank Michele P
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Parking is free and easy to get to. Good luck!
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Adult $8.00, Senior (60+) $6.00 Child (0-16) Free
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Not sure about hotels.... we enjoyed Varsity burger-- fun hamburger stand for local college students. You might want fancier.
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