"Atlanta History Museum" State Capitol Tip by cobrioc

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by cobrioc

Thousands of fascinating and moving stories tell the history of Atlanta. Some are triumphant. Some are tragic. And they are all here at the Atlanta History Center.
Atlanta History Museum. Exciting exhibitions tell the story of Atlanta's people from Indian settlements to the Olympic Games in this newest addition to the Atlanta History Center. The museum houses permanent exhibitions on Atlanta's history, the Civil War and Southern folk arts, as well as regularly changing exhibitions on topics relating to Georgia and the South. The building itself features native materials and is reminiscent of an early train station, evoking the city's beginnings as a transportation center.
HOURS: 10 AM to 5:30 PM Monday through Saturday, 12 to 5:30 Sunday.

ADMISSION: $7 adults, $5 seniors and students, $4 children 6-17, members and children under 6 free. Admission to Swan House and Tullie Smith Farm is $1 extra.

Address: 130 West Paces Ferry Rd, Atlanta 30305.
Directions: Take I-75 north from Atlanta and exit east onto West Paces Ferry Rd.
Phone: 404-814-4000
Website: http://www.atlhist.org

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 15, 2003
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