"The Battle of Atlanta" Cyclorama Tip by Jackiekg

Cyclorama, Atlanta: 14 reviews and 16 photos

  The "Texas"
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Hours: June through September
9.30am - 5.30pm daily
Winter hours: October through May
9.30am - 4.30pm daily

Admission is $6.00 for Adults, $5.00 for military and seniors, $4.00 for Children ages 6-12, and Free for Children under 6.

The "Texas" was one of the steam locamotives used in the Great Locamotive Chase through North Georgia in April, 1862.

An interesting museum for those interested in American history.

The Cyclorama features a panoramic painting which stands over five stories tall and weighs over 900 pounds and depicts the Battle of Atlanta, which is presented as a three dimensional panorama with music and narration.

After watching the Battle of Atlanta, that was fought on July 22, 1864 - (in which you learn about the preparations for the battle and about the people that took part in the battle), see the uniforms worn by the soldiers and the rifles and swords used and more.

Address: 800 Cherokee Avenue, Atlanta
Directions: Next to Zoo Atlanta in Grant Park (see website for directions)
Phone: (404) 624-1071
Website: http://www.bcaatlanta.org

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 7, 2003
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