Atlanta History Center, Atlanta

Atlanta History Center, Atlanta - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: 130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, United States

Phone: +1-4048144000

Ticket Price: 17 USD

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

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About Atlanta History Center, Atlanta

This historic centre preserves quite a rich heritage. It has twelve exhibits six of which are permanent. These include the Centennial Olympic Museum; the Turning Point, an American Civil War Exhibition; Metropolitan Frontiers, Chronicling the expansion of Atlanta; Shaping Tradition, on Southern folk art; Down the Fairway with Bobby Jones, on the history of golf in the USA; and Philip Trammell Shutze: Atlanta Classicist, Connoisseur, and Collector.

The grounds also have a few historic houses including the Tullie Smith House, the Swan House and the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum. It’s a nice visit. At the Smith Farm the there are two guides who’ll remain in historic character as you direct questions at them. And for Hunger Games fans’, there’s even a Capitol tour, because if you’ll remember, the Swan House was used in Catching Fire. Atlanta History Center is one of the attractions in 3 Days in Atlanta itinerary. Must visit this awesome attraction.

Atlanta History Center Information

  • Gardens and grounds close at 5:15 pm.
  • The Atlanta History Center organizes magic Mondays, home school days, connor brown discovery trail friendly programmes for kids.

Atlanta History Center Ticket Prices

  • Adults- $16.50; Seniors and students between (13-18) $13; Youth between (4-12) $11.
  • All bank of America/Merrill lynch customers get free admission on every first weekend of each month.

How To reach Atlanta History Center by Public Transport

  • Bus 110/ Buckhead Station

Restaurants Near Atlanta History Center

  • Swan Coach House
  • Coast Seafood and Raw Bar
  • Stgtrattoria
  • Chops

 

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  • A superb interactive informative museum-the sections for Atlanta and the Civil War are simply awesome! Well thought of exhibits engage and immerse you - a few hours felt like few minutes! Unfortunately, the houses weren't open today, but we had a tremendous time at the Center. The cafe is also great. Definitely, a must do for visitors to Atlanta!!

  • I was blown away by the sheer amount of activities to do here. The Swan House, nature trails, 7 exhibits, Olympic Museum, Cyclorama, Tullie Plantation, Cabin and play houses dotted across the property. Definitely plan at least 3-4 hours to be able to experience all that is offered here.

  • The Atlanta History Center has the best exhibits. It has the BEST Civil War collection I have ever seen. As a historical reenactor I have seen many. The two houses are wonderful living histories. I in almost 20 years have never had a bad experience when visiting the Atlanta History Center.

  • Thoroughly enjoyed. Vietnam Exhibit is impressive. Beautiful buildings

  • We really enjoyed the "living history" experience with the actors that told stories in the Gatheround section. Don't let the small size of the exhibit areas fool you - there is a lot to see! And the cafe area has the freshest menu with flavorful soups and salads.

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