The History Center includes one of the Southeast’s largest history museums; two historic houses including Swan House and Smith Family Farm; Centennial Olympic Games Museum; historic gardens; and the Kenan Research Center.
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Allow PLENTY of time to tour the museum and the gardens and buildings in the rear; there's much more history in Atlanta than you ever imagined.
Don't forget to check out the Gone with the Wind movie exhibit and a gift shop.
I love the 1996 Atlanta Olympic room!
Visit the beautiful historic Swan House, built in the 1920s, and part of the Atlanta History Center. Take in the delicate swan motifs throughout the house (hence the name) as well as the sprawling gar
Leave plenty of time. It can take all day. Love the civil war stuff.
Wonderful permanent exhibit on the civil war and several rotating exhibits on civil rights. Now just get rid of the Chick-fil-a restaurant inside and it will be consistent.
Kenan Research Center is NOT open on the weekend
Entrance to some of the sections of this museum are free to the public. Take advantage and learn some history.
Best museum in Atlanta! Very friendly staff. Beautiful grounds allow a wonderful walk. Lincoln exhibit is a must see! Olympics display is fantastic and interactive. Take the challenge!
Walk the beautiful trail!
Virgil was a great tour guide at the Swan House! He was filled with information about the history of the house, filming The Hunger Games, and kept us laughing!
Very easy to spend a good couple of hours in the Civil War exhibit alone. Really great, educational and compelling. Highly recommended!
The Southeast's Premier History Museum boasting 33 acres of gardens, two historic homes, the Kenan Research Center, and 6 signature exhibits.
Excellent antiquities. Very valuable. Take the Swan House Tour.
Be sure to check out the Olympics Sports Lab - leap like a long jumper, row and bike just like an Olympic medalist!
Learn more about the personalities, turning points and battles of the Revolutionary and Civil Wars at lectures by award-winning authors throughout the year at the Atlanta History Center.
Nice and small to kill couple of hours. Its located in the nicest area of Atlanta. A should go for vistos!
Civil War exhibit is excellent and does not deny slavery was the cause (refreshing to see this in the South)
Use your Atlanta City Saver coupons to receive two offers for one free adult admission when a second adult admission of equal or greater value is purchased (up to $16.50 Value).
The Atlanta History Center features 32 acres of gardens, wildlife trails and woodland areas. The complex includes the Tullie Smith House (1840s) and the fully restored 1928 Swan House mansion.
It was great! StoryCorp is a phenomenal concept!
awesome place to teach or learn about the civil war!
Visit the Center on a Sunday afternoon for your best opportunity at seeing the exhibits uninterrupted and at your own pace.
**** FREE ADMISSION THIS WEEKEND **** Saturday, February 16, 2013 - Sunday, February 17, 2013 On the 3rd weekend (SAT and SUN) of each month, February – June 2013, ALL guests receive FREE admission.
"Turning Point: The American Civil War" ranks among the nation's largest Civil War exhibitions with 1,400 objects including artifacts, manuscripts, uniforms and weapons.
The museum really is great. Take the time to see very thing!
Get into the Atlanta History Center FREE on the first weekend of every month during 2013 with your Bank of America card!
They host various lectures all throughout the year. Reservations are required, but the fees are reasonable given the amount of information shared. Check one out!
History center in Atlanta city! Exhibition and gift shops.
Check out the olympic games display.
Super exhibit of Civil War Atlanta history, including superb 1864 photographs by George N. Barnard. Also now exhibiting: the history and influence of the famous Apollo Theatre.
Great place to hold events --- attended a workshop there last week.
Whats not to love about this museum?
Great place to learn about Civil War history and enjoy a day in the gardens. Also, Bank of America and the AHC offer Musuems on Us here so its free the first weekend of the month
Be sure and check-out the Abraham Lincoln exhibit before November 7. Well worth the visit.
Great venue for banquet functions.
You really need to spend all day here. There is soo many cool things to do. Make sure to visit the houses and gardens in the back. Also very cool civil war and Atlanta History. Don't Miss Anything!
Great place for both locals and out of town travelers. As many others have said, make sure you leave time for the gardens.
This place is great! Be sure to leave enough time to enjoy the gardens.
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