The Herndon Home


587 University Pl. NW
Atlanta GA 30314


  • Adults: $10
  • Seniors, Students & Active Duty Military: $7

Hours of Operation

  • Tuesday : 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Thursday : 10:00am - 4:00pm


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.

Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
Group Amenities
  • Group Rates Available
  • Group-Friendly
General Information
  • Family-Friendly
  • Partially Accessible
Facility Amenities
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Party Facilities
  • Public Restrooms
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