Atlanta History Center

Meet the past

History has many faces and many ways to be told. At the Atlanta History Center, nations, classes, individuals who shared the land of Georgia in the past speak and tell their stories through buildings, showpieces, and events.

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Even the plants including those of pre-settlement Georgia serve as exhibits and history witnesses at the Atlanta History Center. Besides usual exhibitions, this vast space contains gardens, buildings, Kenan Research Center, Centennial Olympic Games Museum, and Veteran's Park.

Connor Brown Discovery Trail designed for kids offers them interactive discovery stations provoking imagination and exploration. The Smith Family Farm, with its flowers-ornated yard, slave cabin, vegetable garden, cotton and corn fields, gives visitors and idea of traditional Georgian lifestyle in the times of the Civil War. The Swan House is a showcase of 1930s lush lifestyle. Other historic buildings are the Wood Family Cabin and Margaret Mitchell House.

Signature exhibitions include ones dedicated to the War of North and South, Southern folk arts, etc. The “StoryCorps” oral history program features an archive of over 45,000 interviews and is weekly broadcasted.

Lectures, family festivals and other regular events dedicated to Georgia inhabitants including Native Americans make the Atlanta History Center a place where history is kept alive.

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Location

Address of Atlanta History Center
130 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30305

Additional information

Working hours
Mon–Sat 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sun noon – 5:30 p.m.
Phone
Show phone number
404.814.4000
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Website
www.atlantahistorycenter.com
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Current Events at Atlanta History Center

Gatheround: Stories of Atlanta

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Down the Fairway with Bobby Jones

$11 – $16.50

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Shaping Traditions: Folk Arts in a Changing South

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Mandarin Shutze: A Chinese Export Life

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Turning Point: The American Civil War

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Native Lands: Indians and Georgia

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