Margaret Mitchell's 'Gone With The Wind' Tour In Atlanta

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    1:30 pm
  • Departure Details :
    Atlanta Movie Tours shop, Castleberry Hill in Downtown Atlanta
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

If you love Gone with the Wind, you might give a damn about seeing where it all started. Embark on a 3-hour guided tour around Atlanta that takes you into the world of the novel's author, Margaret Mitchell. Visit the Margaret Mitchell House to see where the book was written; the Atlanta Public Library to examine her Pulitzer Prize; and the hotel that Clark Gable and the gang stayed for the 1939 premiere of the film. Your guide, dressed as Margaret Mitchell, shares insider knowledge about the movie and book. This tour is Broadway play on wheels and a must-see for any fan of Gone With The Wind andinterested in the Civil War and Reconstruction Era.

Highlights

  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Dressed as Margaret Mitchell, your costumed guide greets you on board your luxury coach. Over the course of three hours, your guide stays in character as she takes you to see Atlanta's role in Gone with the Wind.

Relax as you travel through Atlanta to trace Margaret Mitchells time in the city, learning stories about her life and work. Visit the Margaret Mitchell House for a guided tour of the apartment where Mitchell wrote Gone with the Wind. Check out exhibitions that cover Mitchells journalism career at the Atlanta Journal, and how her life changed with the popularity of the book and film. Another exhibit details the books transformation from best seller to classic film.

Next, drive over to the Atlanta Public Library where you can examine a special collection of her belongings. See Mitchells Remington typewriter used to write the novel, first drafts of the book, and her Pulitzer Prize. After, check out an original bound script of the movie and autographs from the films famous cast.

On the road, your guide points out point of interest such as where the films cast stayed for the 1939 premiere. Your last stop takes you into Atlantas beautiful and historic Oakland cemetery, where Mitchell is buried. Founded in 1850, the cemetery is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. After an entertaining three hours, your tour ends back at the starting point.

Inclusions

  • 3 hours with our very special Margaret Mitchell
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Margaret Mitchell costumed Guide
  • Souvenir Group Photo
  • See her typewriter, first drafts of the book and her Pulitzer Prize

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

There are no cancellations allowed but if the tour does not reach a 4 person minimum then the tour is subject to close and you will receive a refund or can change to another tour.

This tour is for anyone interested in the Civil War and Reconstruction Era.

Tour operates in all weather. Umbrella or rain poncho is recommended for for light rain. For extreme weather conditions, please call the phone number on your voucher to reconfirm tour operation.

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

Bringing cash is recommended if you wish to purchase beverages, snacks or merchandise at stops along the way