Atlanta Metro / Atlanta

Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University

571 S. Kilgo Circle
Atlanta, GA 30322

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From the wonders of ancient civilizations to the evocative art and architecture of the 20th century, the Carlos Museum offers a glimpse of 9,000 years of art and art history, with collections from ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $8.00

    Children ages 5 and under $0.00

    Group Tours Call 404-727-0519

    Students, Seniors & Children ages 6-17 $6.00

    Facility Amenities

    Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Maps & Brochures Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible (Limited) , Open Year 'Round

    Near Interstate Highway

    20, 400, 75, 85

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Two of Each: The Nippur Deluge Tablet and Noah's Flood

    Two of Each: The Nippur Deluge Tablet and Noah's Flood

    09/26/2014 - 07/26/2015

    One of the most exciting events in Near Eastern archaeology was the discovery of a cuneiform tablet from Nineveh that recounted the ancient story of Gilgamesh. The tale is remarkable not only for being mankind's oldest epic, but also because it tells the story of a catastrophic flood that parallels the biblical story of Noah. The translation of the tablet caused a sensation when it was first announced in 1872. Other tablets with versions of the flood story were later discovered at a number of... 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.
    Reception Hall - - - 120 180 100 - - - 175