Atlanta History Center

Top 1% of attractions in Atlanta
9 / 10

12 expert reviews

“The Atlanta History Center chronicles the past of Georgia and the Southeast, as well as the history of Atlanta.”

– Frommer's

Fodor's Fodor's
"Life in Atlanta and the rest of the South during and after the Civil War are a major focus of this fascinating museum." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Set on the grounds of Swan House, one of Atlanta's classic historic estates, the Atlanta History Center features permanent and special exhibitions devoted to the history of the city and region." Full review
Not For Tourists Not For Tourists
"Start here to learn Atlanta's history."
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"Four excellent permanent exhibits in the Atlanta History Museum bring the city's defining experiences to life." Full review
Be sure to visit the elegant 1928 Swan House (visit by guided tour only).
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"The Atlanta History Center is the hub of preservation in the city and owns the Margaret Mitchell House, Swan House, and the Tullie Smith House in addition to its main facility." Full review
Be sure to tour the Swan House and have lunch in the Coach House.
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