Museums in Atlanta, Georgia

Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Atlanta that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Atlanta to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Atlanta page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.

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  1. Jimmy Carter Library And Museum

    # 1 of 21 Museums in Atlanta | Added 716 times in trip plans
    Jimmy Carter Library And Museum

    Tags: Library, Museum

    Address: 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307, United States

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 04:45 pm Details

    President Carter was quite the fixture here in Atlanta, so it’s only fitting that the city has an entire museum devoted to him. Yes, this is a museum in function. It contains the Carter’s ...Read more

  2. Fernbank Museum Of Natural History

    # 2 of 21 Museums in Atlanta
    Fernbank Museum Of Natural History

    Tags: Natural History Museum

    Address: 767 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    Plan a fun trip to Fernbank Museum of Natural History with your whole family because it will also be interesting for your kids. With hands-on science experiments, cultural, and historical artefacts, a...Read more

  3. Museum Of Contemporary Art Of Georgia

    # 3 of 21 Museums in Atlanta | Added 2 times in trip plans
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 75 Bennett St NW, Ste A2

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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    John Schafer

    A beautiful facility in the Buckhead section of Atlanta. This is the official Museum of Contemporary Art of Atlanta. It is a forward-thinking Museum with not only great works of Contemporary Art but o...

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  4. Heritage Sandy Springs Museum

    # 4 of 21 Museums in Atlanta | Added 1 time in trip plans
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 1440 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
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    A Google User

    It's a great museum to learn about about jewish history. Their exhibit on the holocaust is better even than I expected and their temporary exhibit was informative. It's worth a visit.

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  5. Center For Puppetry Arts

    # 5 of 21 Museums in Atlanta | Added 12 times in trip plans
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 1404 Spring St NW

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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    Christy Lynn

    The entertainment was most delightful & staff was absolutely wonderful! My only minor complaints were tight seating (I was literally pressed against the stranger beside me) & the smell in the upper le...

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  6. Children's Museum Of Atlanta

    # 6 of 21 Museums in Atlanta | Added 5 times in trip plans
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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    Joanna Gleeson

    Honestly this place gets one star for bang for your buck. This past weekend my husband and I took our 2 year old and paid over $60. Not including parking. The museum itself was nice and clean but ther...

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  7. Michael C. Carlos Museum

    # 7 of 21 Museums in Atlanta | Added 493 times in trip plans
    Michael C. Carlos Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum

    Address: 571 South Kilgo Cir NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The museum has been slowly but steadily building up a valuable collection of ancient art from all over the world - Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Near East, Africa and the Ancient Americas. 16,000 items hav...Read more

  8. Fernbank Museum Of Natural History

    # 8 of 21 Museums in Atlanta | Added 832 times in trip plans
    Fernbank Museum Of Natural History

    Tags: Natural History Museum

    Address: 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, United States

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

    Imagine that you’re a kid, and you walk in here and the first thing you see is an arresting, magnifient skeleton of a 37 metre long dinosaur, that you quickly learn was probably the biggest crea...Read more

  9. Atlanta History Center

    # 9 of 21 Museums in Atlanta | Added 1025 times in trip plans
    Atlanta History Center

    Tags: History Museum, Garden, Historical Site

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

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

    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 Exhibitio...Read more

  10. Civil Rights Museum

    # 10 of 21 Museums in Atlanta | Added 4 times in trip plans
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313, USA

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details
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    Matthew Bailey

    This place is really big part of American History that should not be ignored. There is a lot really interesting stuff here, unfortunately it is from what I would consider a very dark time in American ...

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  11. Center For Civil And Human Rights

    # 11 of 21 Museums in Atlanta | Added 33 times in trip plans
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details
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    Angelina Santiago

    I cannot recommend this museum enough. There are so many exhibits that were not only obviously educational, but incredibly touching. I’ve never in my life been so overwhelmed and overcome with emoti...

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  12. High Museum Of Art

    # 12 of 21 Museums in Atlanta | Added 51 times in trip plans
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details
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    Dakota Daniels

    My wife and i come here whenever we travel to Atlanta. They change the exhibits up enough that every time we go (every 3 to 4 months) there's something new. Even looking at the permanent collection is...

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  13. Delta Flight Museum

    # 13 of 21 Museums in Atlanta | Added 4 times in trip plans
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    Address: 1060 Delta Blvd B-914, Atlanta, GA 30354, USA

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 04:30 pm Details
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    Steve Grundy

    The museum is full of exhibits from the history of Delta, from the days of crop-dusting through their growth as a passenger airline up to today. I loved seeing the up-close and hands on examples of a...

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  14. College Football Hall Of Fame

    # 14 of 21 Museums in Atlanta | Added 8 times in trip plans
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 250 Marietta St NW

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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    Ken Wood

    Great place to visit. Just walking into the place will awe you. I was attending a work function here, they held a reception for all the attendees. Didn't get the opportunity to actually go through the...

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  15. The World Of Coca-Cola

    # 15 of 21 Museums in Atlanta | Added 2741 times in trip plans
    The World Of Coca-Cola

    Tags: Tour, Food And Drinks, Specialty Museum

    Address: 121 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313, United States

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

    De-mystifying Coca-Cola can only happen here. For a company that’s managed to keep it’s production process secret so long, it certainly plays up it’s own mystique to the hilt. The at...Read more