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Atlanta History Center

130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, 10 St Nw, Atlanta, GA 30305-1380
+1 404-814-4000
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Welcome explorers of the world! If you're looking for history, knowledge and adventure, you've come to the right place. The Atlanta History Center is located in one of Atlanta's most vibrant communities where the stories and mysteries of our region thrive. Our 33-acre experience features award-winning exhibitions, historic houses, enchanting gardens, interactive activities and a variety of year-round adult and family programs. With ticket admission, our guests enjoy complimentary parking and all-inclusive access to Atlanta History Center destinations. The Atlanta History Museum is located at the Atlanta History Center. The Atlanta History Center also features the Swan House mansion, Smith Family Farm, the Margaret Mitchell House, the Centennial Olympic Games Museum, and five permanent exhibitions. Last historic home tours begin at 4pm
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130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, 10 St Nw, Atlanta, GA 30305-1380
+1 404-814-4000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I wasn't sure how much the "Atlanta History Center" might offer, but we needed to round out a Sunday and had planned a trip to the Botanical Garden in Piedmont Park in the morning. AHC doesn't open until noon and closes at 5 on Sundays--so...More

1  Thank lnwyd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Swan House is a wonderful example of Southern architecture. You can tour all the rooms of the house and enough information is provided in each room that you don't really need a guide. A staff member plays the role of the original architect and another...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove to Atlanta at the end of our vacation to fly out of Atlanta airport. We only had a few hours to see what we could in our first visit to the city before we had to return our car rental. We chose the Atlanta...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Civil War exhibit was very informative. There was also a native Indian exhibit I enjoyed. However, as I am a golfer, the Bobby Jones exhibit spoke to me. The film narrative was great.

Thank golf4edie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to the museum at least three times over the past few years on trips to Atlanta. The wooded walking trails are very nice. There is a great restaurant at the museum to pick up soup and sandwiches. The Swan House is a...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Atlanta History Center is a must see for any history buffs traveling to Atlanta. The collection is awesome and the grounds are stunning.

1  Thank dawgtrooper
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Really touched my heart when they asked if we had evacuated from hurricane Irma and gave us free entry. Such a kindness. Really needed the relaxing stroll through the grounds. Absolutely loved the Swan House. Great furniture, woodwork. Such quality workmanship. The owner was wise...More

Thank 7seekers
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We enjoyed this trip down through history-numerous exhibits from the Native American experience to relics from the Civil War. You can also visit the Swan House on the beautiful grounds, an okd mansion with original furnishings.

Thank Sailordog
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Gorgeous facility in a stunning old-school Atlanta neighborhood. Special events venue for weddings and corporate events. Nice place, too, for lunch at Souper Jenny!

Thank elizabeth m
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We spent a couple of weeks driving through North Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee and this was one of my highlights of the trip. As an Australian tourist who regularly visit the United States I am extremely interested in its history and this site was an...More

1  Thank KRock_06
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Yon Chul C
19 May 2017|
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Response from igitcha | Reviewed this property |
they have a free parking deck
Giovana D
30 April 2017|
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Response from Blues2cup | Reviewed this property |
Adult tickets are 16.50
Sai Tax A
6 December 2016|
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Response from Schweitzers | Reviewed this property |
There a some ramps but there are elevators in the building. Sorry for the delay in response. The building is old but they are current with codes.