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

Magic Monday: Winter Wonderland
Mon, Dec 9, 2019, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Candlelight Nights
Fri, Dec 13, 2019, 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Members Perk: Candlelight Nights Lounge
Fri, Dec 13, 2019, 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Candlelight Nights
Fri, Dec 20, 2019, 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Members Perk: Candlelight Nights Lounge
Fri, Dec 20, 2019, 5:30pm - 8:00pm

From Our Blog

Put the Past on your Plate: Historic Holiday Recipes

The American South boasts an amalgamation of delicious global foodways. We’ve drawn up a four-course spread from across our many culinary categories.

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Historic Holiday Traditions

Ready or not, the holidays are upon us. To celebrate this festive season, we’ve gathered together some historic holiday traditions to share with you and yours.

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Preserving Stories of Sacrifice through the Veterans History Project

We collect, preserve, and share veterans’ accounts so future generations can hear directly and better appreciate the realities of war and the sacrifices made.

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Suffrage in the South:100 Years Later

What does it mean to be an active citizen? Our new exhibit, Any Great Change: The Centennial of the 19th Amendment, explores that question through the lens of women’s suffrage.

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A History of Pride Parades in Atlanta

This year marked the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, which proved to be the catalyst for communities across the country. Within that environment, the Atlanta’s LBGTQIA+ organizers saw an opportunity for visibility and change.

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When You Work at a Museum: On the Farm

A museum has a lot of moving parts—and some of those moving parts have four legs. Sit down with our Manager of Animal Collections and resident ray of sunshine, Brett.

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