Atlanta Metro / Atlanta

The Herndon Home

587 University Pl. NW
Atlanta, GA 30314

404-581-9813
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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.

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 $7

    Seniors, Students & Active Duty Military $5

    Facility Amenities

    Guided Tours / Guide Available, Meeting Facilities, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available, Group-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages