Atlanta Metro / Atlanta

Atlanta History Center

130 W. Paces Ferry Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA 30305

404-814-4000
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The Atlanta History Center is located in one of Atlanta's most vibrant neighborhoods where the stories, mysteries and crusades of our region thrive. Our 33-acre experience features award-winning exhibitions, historic houses, enchanting gardens, interactive activities and a variety of year-round adult and family programs. Inside and outside of our buildings, we reveal the magic, meaning and context that gives rise to a multidimensional, shared understanding of our city. A world of history awaits you!

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 12:00PM - 5:30PM
    Monday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
    Wednesday: 10:00PM - 5:30AM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:30AM

    Admission & Fees

    Adult $21.50

    Members and Children Under 3 Free

    Seniors 65+ $18.00

    Students 13 and up $18.00

    Youths 4-12 $9

    Cuisine Served

    American

    Discounts

    AAA

    Group Discount

    Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site

    Concessions

    Free Parking

    Gift Shop

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Meeting Facilities

    Parking on Site

    Party Facilities

    Private Room Available

    Public Restrooms

    Restaurant on Site

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available

    Group-friendly

    Minimum Group Size: 10

    Near Interstate Highway

    75

    Payment Options

    American Express

    Discover

    Mastercard

    Visa

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Film

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Barbecue Nation

    Barbecue Nation

    05/05/2018 - 06/16/2019

    Barbecue is a delicious food beloved by Americans, but there is much more to it than that. Barbecue Nation is an exhibition that explores how barbecue connects us to cultures around the world as well as traditions, history and the future.

    The exhibition includes a wide array of artifacts, images, and oral histories from restaurants, festivals, community gatherings, and archives and museums from across the country. See historic photos and advertising images; menus and other artifacts fr... read more

Meeting Rooms

  • Name Dimensions Ceiling Ht Sq. Feet Banquet Cap. Theater Cap. Classroom Cap. U-Shaped Cap. Exhibit Cap. Conference Cap. Reception Cap.
    Grand Overlook 100 x 64 - 6400.0 500 - - - - - 750
    History Musuem - - 4000.0 130 - - - - - 500
    Smith Family Farm - - - 200 - - - - - 350
    Small Classroom - - 600.0 50 60 - - - - 70
    Kennedy Theater - - - - 118 - - - - -
    Large Classroom - - 900.0 70 80 - - - - 100
    Swan Gardens - - - - - - - - - 750
    Members Room - - 1500.0 120 100 - - - - 225
    Woodruff Auditorium - - - - 400 - - - - -