Atlanta Metro / Atlanta

The Herndon Home

587 University Pl. NW
Atlanta, GA 30314

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The Herndon Home Museum is a National Historic Landmark which serves as a unique resource in the interpretation of Black struggle and achievement locally and nationally.

The15-room house was built by Atlanta businessman Alonzo Herndon, who was born a slave. The house is Beaux Arts Classical in style and contains original furnishings and those acquired later by Herndon's son Norris. The house was designed primarily by Herndon's first wife, Adrienne, and was constructed by African-American craftsmen.The Herndon Home is a lasting tribute to the hard work and talent of the Herndon Family.

Tours are scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Group Tours (15 or more) can be scheduled for any day of the week except Sunday.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $10

    Seniors, Students & Active Duty Military $7

    Facility Amenities

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Meeting Facilities

    Party Facilities

    Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages