History Lives Here!

Welcome explorers of the world! If you’re looking for history, knowledge and adventure, you’ve come to the right place. The Atlanta History Center is located in one of Atlanta’s most vibrant communities where the stories and mysteries 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. With ticket admission, our guests enjoy complimentary parking and all-inclusive access to Atlanta History Center destinations.

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Upcoming Events

Member Perk: Night at the Museum
Fri, Jun 2, 2017, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Summer History Camp: Crime of the Century
Mon, Jun 5, 2017, 9:00am - Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 4:00pm

Summer Writing Camp: ​Mystery in the City: Whodunit? - Sold Out
Mon, Jun 5, 2017, 9:30am - Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 5:00pm

Lisa Wingate, Before We Were Yours
Mon, Jun 5, 2017, 7:00pm

Jaqueline Woodson, Another Brooklyn
Thu, Jun 8, 2017, 7:00pm

From Our Blog

Behind the Scenes: Exhibit Installation

Our Manager of Collections takes you through what it's like behind the scenes when prepping for an exhibit.

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100 Years After the Fire

One hundred years ago the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917 destroyed 300 acres of the city. The Fourth Ward would never be the same.

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All Aboard for History!

Last week, two trucks carrying the latest addition to the Atlanta History Center rolled up on our property with a very special delivery!

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When You Work at a Museum

Meet Kate Whitman, Vice President of Public Programs! Having worked here 14 years, Kate has helped our organization’s programs grow and diversify.

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Women in the War Effort

During WWI, women of all classes, nationalities, and races joined service and military organizations prepared for the battlefront, hospital, and relief effort.

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When You Work at a Museum

Did you know Atlanta History Center has a staff playwright? Meet Addae Moon, who has helps bring history to life through museum theater performances.

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