Swan House, traditionally known as one of the most recognized and photographed landmarks in Atlanta, is an elegant, classically styled mansion built in 1928 for the Edward H. Inman family, heirs to a cotton brokerage fortune. The mansion, designed by famed Atlanta architect Philip Trammell Shutze, provides a glimpse into the lifestyle of this Atlanta family during the 1920s and 1930s. Explore the many rooms of this beautifully restored historic house and enjoy gardens, fountains, and breathtaking views on the Swan House grounds.
We offer a variety of experiences at the Swan House including Open House Experiences, Guided House Tours, and a special Capitol Tour.
Open House Experiences
Fridays, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM; Saturdays, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM; Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Meet the Past as you stroll through this beautiful family home and meet a variety of living history characters who share what life was like in the house.
Saturdays*, 1:00 - 5:00 PM; tours offered every half hour, last tour begins at 4:30 PM
*Capitol Tours will not be available Saturday, April 12, 2014.
The Swan House at the Atlanta History Center was one of many Georgia set locations used during the filming of the movie The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
The Capitol Tour experience includes a guided tour through Swan House showcasing the rooms that were used during filming. Visitors will have exclusive admittance to a behind-the-scenes exhibit displaying photos from the production at Swan House and select props from the film. Snap a photo at two unique photo opportunities presenting recreations of portions of sets from scenes in the movie. Once the tour leaves the interior of Swan House, visitors may head outdoors to explore the gardens and lawn and capture more photo opportunities from the film.
If you have a group of 10 or more, please call 404.814.4031 for reservations. Limited advance ticket availability.
Guided House Tours
Mondays-Thursdays, 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM
Learn the history of the Swan House and the family who lived there by explore the many rooms of this beautifully restored historic house with a tour guide. Rooms on guided tours include the foyer, breakfast room and hall, library, living room, dining room, kitchen, butler's pantry, Mrs. Inman's bedroom and bathroom, grandchildren's bedroom, guest bedroom, and Mr. Inman's bedroom.