Atlanta Metro / Atlanta

Herndon Home Museum

587 University Pl. NW
Atlanta, GA 30314


The Herndon Home is a National Historic Landmark. 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.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking