Famous Museums in Atlanta

The museums in Atlanta give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Atlanta with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Atlanta. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Atlanta.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Atlanta.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Atlanta:

  1. Jimmy Carter Library And Museum

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    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 Nobel Peace Prize, a replica of the Oval Office, a copy of the Resolute desk, 27 million pages of documents; 500,000 photos, and 40,000 objects, along with films, videos, and audiotapes &ndash...Read more
  2. Fernbank Museum Of Natural History

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    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, animals, birds and fossils of dinosaurs, the little buddies in your group will have a lot of fun. The museum has permanent exhibits of Georgian history where they have recreated features of the plac...Read more
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    Heather Smith

    I thought this was a great museum. I love planes and history so it is a great place to spend a couple of hours. It's good for kids who like planes too. They also have some inter...

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    Thomas Walborn

    We came to see the Brian Dettmer book sculptures and were not disappointed. I was surprised there weren't more floor exhibits. They have a lot of space. Note the gallery is down...

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    Brent Daily

    Went to check out the Houdini exhibit. You have to user the buzzer to get into the parking area. The staff was super friendly. We spent about an hour in the Houdini exhibit. ...

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    Zaiah Calvin

    We went for the first time today. The Beauty and the beast show was so we'll put together. We really enjoyed the museum. Especially the Jim Henson section with all of my childho...

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    Sara Gard

    For kids aged 8 and younger, this place is great! My 4 year old and almost 2 year old had a great time and found lots to do. It is highly decorated, can be loud, and for some ki...

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  8. Fernbank Museum Of Natural History

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    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 creature to ever walk on land! No hooked, you proceed through fantastic display after fantastic display which includes a stunning IMAX movie, the permanent exhibit - A Walk Through Time In Georgis (te...Read more
  9. Atlanta History Center

    Tags: History Museum, Garden, Historical Site

    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 Tram...Read more
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    Angie Battle

    From the beginning of my self-guided tour until the very end, I was in awe. The lovely lady at the front counter named Carolyn was the perfect person to send me on my journey th...

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    Angie Battle

    From the beginning of my self-guided tour until the very end, I was in awe. The lovely lady at the front counter named Carolyn was the perfect person to send me on my journey th...

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    Ed Myers

    Most excellent museum with plenty to see. More kid friendly than some I've visited. Very interesting voices and visions on display. Do have concerns about the way African, folk,...

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    Christopher Love

    Initially I was expecting a boring experience. It was the complete opposite, my wife and I had a super time. We don't really watch college football, but when you come to the Chi...

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  14. The World Of Coca-Cola

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Specialty Museum

    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 attraction is as much an advertising gimmick as it is anything else. The personality of the cola, and it’s historical influences leap out at you from the very start, with giant bottles made fr...Read more
  15. Atlanta Cyclorama And Civil War Museum

    Tags: Military Museum, History Museum, War Memorial

    Cycloramas are pretty neat. They are essentially a circular panoramic painting that revolves around you showing scenes for a particular moment. The one at this museum depicts the Battle of Atlanta from the American Civil Warn and at one time was the largest oil painting in the world. The painting is about a hundred and twenty years old. If you’re interested, you can see a 20 minute docume...Read more